IT Security Administrator in Plano, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 11/8/2021

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Job Description


The IT Security Administrator is responsible for managing the daily security operations at Repairify. This role will be a hands-on role focused on reporting, threat analysis, compliance, and providing best practice security direction to the IT departments. This role will also work with technologies from Palo Alto, Cisco, CloudFlare, and Meraki.

Essential functions
  • Working knowledge of Palo Alto projects - firewalls, Cortex.
  • AWS experience with security best practices.
  • Knowledge of securing containers and other services in the cloud.
  • Working knowledge of email services like Mimecast.
  • Configure and operate discovery tools and services to enumerate and map enterprise networks
  • Configure and operate enterprise vulnerability assessment and configuration assessment tools (i.e. Tenable) and integrate their output into downstream systems
  • Validate vulnerability findings for false positives and negatives, and document findings for future use
  • Develop repeatable and automated means for identifying the responsible owner for each system affected by a vulnerability and points of contact for remediation
  • Work with remediation owners to test effectiveness and ease of solution deployments
  • Review exception requests received from product owners to enumerate risks associated with certain vulnerabilities
  • Drive remediation of security risks including tracking of issues and action plans, and partner with patch coordination teams, technology/application owners, and business units to prioritize and enhance remediation efforts
  • Group and prioritize remediation findings in a manner that increases efficiency
  • Support the development and acquisition of data to inform vulnerability management metrics
  • Comprehensively document all aspects, technical and otherwise, of project implementations
  • Designs, implements, maintains, and operates Repairify' s security controls including, but not limited to:
  • Follows a standard methodology to identify and/or detect threats to the IT infrastructure, applications, and other information assets.
  • Works with various teams to follow a pre-assessment plan/ and assessment schedule for every assessment, conduct threat assessment, and deliver an assessment report.
  • Demonstrate sustainability of newly implemented tools and processes in areas including vulnerability management
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting companies related to privacy and data protection, such as SOX, SOC1/2, and PCI.
  • Performs incident response operations and investigations including, but not limited to:
  • Identify, contain, mitigate, recover, and report on cyber-security incidents affecting the enterprise and business
  • Analyze and investigate adverse events and incidents using an enterprise security information and event monitoring (SIEM), logs from firewalls, IPS, servers, endpoints and other network devices to determine threats, attack vector, scope of activity, and appropriate response.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with peers and business unit teams as needed to analyze and respond to adverse events and incidents.
  • Research the latest threat intelligence, vulnerabilities, exploits, and other relevant threat information and trends on various attackers and attack infrastructure.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate or Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:
  • CISSP preferred, but not required.
  • AWS experience is preferred, along with knowledge of SOX, SOC1/2, and PCI.
  • Previous firewall management preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years in Information Technology Security.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and assist staff develop their architecture and technical skills and provides regular coaching and feedback to facilitate employee growth and development.