INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR - Houston, TX <back to categories >
JOB CODE JB072018
JOB TYPE Permanent
CATEGORY Information Technology
RECRUITER Jessie Barbara
CONTACT OFFICE Babich & Associates (Dallas)
6030 E Mockingbird Lane
Dallas TX 75206-5428
CONTACT PHONE 214-823-9999
CONTACT EMAIL jessie@babich.com
DESCRIPTION

Maintain the integrity, accessibility and confidentiality of the companies’ information systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain security, auditing and reporting systems.
  • Plan, implement and maintain security measures and controls.
  • Perform internal and external audits, vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments.
  • Proactively minimize the severity and occurrence of security events or incidents.
  • Analyze network, application and system log events and identify abnormal behavior.
  • Awareness of current cyber security issues.
  • Manage network intrusion detection and prevention systems.
  • Incident handling.
  • Provide regular reports to CISO and on as needed basis. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in IT.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in the field of computer science or cybersecurity.
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard security techniques and practices.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of operating systems, including Windows 10 and Linux.
  • Working technical knowledge of IT security systems software, protocols, and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration protocols.
  • Hands-on experience with devices such as hubs, switches, and routers.
  • Knowledge of applicable practices and laws relating to data privacy and protection.
  • Knowledge/experience with Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing, and Vulnerability Management programs including application security.
  • Knowledge/experience with SD WAN and Cloud Security preferred
  • Knowledge/experience performing security functions in an ICS network preferred.
  • Familiarity with Wintel Systems                                                                                                                                         

Desired Qualifications or Equivalent Skills:

  • Certifications in the following are preferred: CompTIA Network+, Security +, MCSA, MCSE, Cisco CCNA Security, CEH, and/or CASP
  • PowerShell Scripting a plus
  • **MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FOR ANY U.S. EMPLOYER WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP OR VISA TRANSFER.