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Information Security Administrator (Remote)

Company: VincentBenjamin
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Location:Tempe, Arizona
Type:Contract to Hire

*No third-party candidates, corp-to-corp, H1-B will be accepted.

Title: Information Security Administrator

Location: Remote, must reside in the United States

Hiring Model: Initial full-time, six-month contract with the ability to extend long term and/or convert to a permanent employee

The Client:

Our Client is in the higher education industry and represents one of the largest education institutions in the United States.Our client relies on the IT systems to help their faculty, staff, and students succeed. They are seeking an experienced systems administrator who's eager to use and grow his or her technological skills on an enterprise-level stage. In this role, the successful individual will protect our critical information, systems, and assets, build solutions, implement new software and hardware, provide training, and assist in the development of an overall IT strategy.

From early on, you'll be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to a technology-based model that creates real-world solutions.

The Role:

We are looking for a detail-oriented security administrator to be responsible for desktop, mobile, and network security, troubleshooting network access, and implementing network security policies and procedures at our organization. The security administrator works independently within the established procedures to ensure network security access and protect against unauthorized access, modifications, or destruction. Your responsibilities include performing risk assessments, audits, staff training sessions, and monitoring network activity.

To be a successful Security Administrator, you should be meticulous and detail-oriented, with excellent technical and information security skills. You should be skilled at drafting security policies and training less technically skilled employees to be security conscious.


Installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions.
Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource.
Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans.
Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behavior.
Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction.
Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice.
Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software.
Training staff to understand and use security protocols.

Required Qualifications:

An associate's or bachelor's degree in computer science, cyber security, a related field, OR equivalent experience.
Minimum 2+ years of Cyber Security/Information Security experience.
A strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security systems
Demonstrated successful vulnerability management, phishing experience, and technical writing experience
Advanced training certifications may be advantageous.
Good teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Benefits Upon Conversion:

Health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance for you and your family
Flexible leave and paid time off policy including school holidays and a four-day work week in the summer months
Member of the Arizona State Retirement System (One of the best retirement systems in the U.S.)
Discounts on wellness programs
Mentoring and leadership development programs

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