Senior Security Administrator

Date Posted: Nov 23
Type: Permanent
Wage: Unpublished
Job Number: 8040
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: Senior Security Administrator

LOCATION: Northwest Houston

TYPE: Direct hire


The Sr. Security Administrator will be part of the core IT team as it transitions to the cloud. The Sr. Security Administrator would work collaboratively with Infrastructure, Support, and Application teams while also leading security admins and initiatives. A successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of modern security architecture including cloud, proven team lead, monitor and maintain patch levels, research and recommend security enhancements, monitor compliance to NIST Framework, assist in the creation of and enforcement of security policies. This position requires established industry experience with a significant degree of creativity and independence. Must be able to work under minimal supervision while providing strategic reporting to leadership and direction to security team.

- Conduct internal scans and audits.
- Plan and lead remediation of security vulnerabilities
- Participate in Security Audits and provide concise and relevant evidence for compliance objectives
- Experience with Enterprise Architecture On-Prem & Multi-Cloud
- Experienced with enterprise-level data encryption during transfer and at rest
- Experience with enterprise-level modern authentication protocols and platforms
- Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.
- Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services in relation to security
- Define optimal design patterns and solutions
- Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
- Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk
- Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
- Be able to manage multiple projects using Agile methodology
- Proficient with PowerPoint to create presentations for executives
- Excellent communication and team collaboration skills

- 5+ years operating in highly effective cloud infrastructure teams, DevOps Culture, IAC, CI/CD, yaml, json, python, terraform, cloud formation.
- 7+ years managing/designing IT Security Systems.
- Technical breath of knowledge in Security in relation to: virtualization, cloud infrastructure (VMware, AWS), O365 suite (Intune, Azure AD, O365), Active Directory, VoIP, SAN, Cisco switching, SN-WAN, and an understanding of network protocols.
- 10+ years overall in IT Development/Cloud/Networking/Security
- Deep understanding of Networking TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, DNS, DHCP
- Advanced experience with VLANs, DMZ, and network segmentation
- Experience with Microsoft Servers 2012/2016/2019, Active Directory, Group Policies Objects, and patching

- Bachelors/Masters +Cloud Certifications (preferably computer science)

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