Network Security Administrator

Location: Century City, CA

Skills: Bachelor's Degree, Cisco experience, firewall, Networking and Security experience

Job Description

Why you want to work here:

  • Top financial company on the West Coast! The team is small and you will work with the best of the best. You will own your projects from start to finish.
  • The company is very stable and been around for over 20 years.
  • Catered lunch daily, plus a high bonus and 100% paid benefits.
  • Centrally located in Century City near great shopping and restaurants!

What You Will Do

  • Provide day-to-day operational support, with a focus on network administration and security event analysis.
  • Play a crucial role in upcoming projects such as a firewall ITS project. 
  • Will be involved with many projects including hardware refreshes, Firewall projects, and implementation of a Network Access Control Solution.
  • Review network and security logs/events from the devices, including Firewalls, NIDS/HIDS, Proxy/web filter, routers, VPN gateways/concentrators, server event logs, e-mail/host anti-virus, desktop security monitoring agents, antivirus servers, and IPs.
  • Identify and investigate suspicious or malicious activity within the environment (and escalate events as required).
  • Assist in performing triage of vulnerable systems discovered by events such as vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
  • Monitor potential data threats/risks against the infrastructure by analyzing available sources (IE. Open source, US-CERT, FS-ISAC, MSFT, OTX indicators, trusted third parties, social media, etc.)
  • Be a member of the on-call monitor and support rotation.

What Gets You the Job?

  • B.S. in Information Technology or a related field
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience working within the IT industry as a network administrator or network security administrator
  • Cisco experience is required and a CCNA is a plus. 
  • Cybersecurity certifications preferred (e.g. Security+, CCNA Security, GSEC) but not required
  • Scripting experience (Perl, Python, or Powershell) a huge plus
  • Experience working with vendors on projects.
  • Prior experience with at least two of the following: Cisco switching, routing, and/or firewalls
  • Experience monitoring the operational status of components and escalating/reporting outages of the components required
  • Working knowledge of firewall/network communication, routing protocols, common internet applications, and standards required
  • Conceptual understanding of Windows Active Directory required
  • Familiarity with various event logging systems.
  • Experience identifying and implementing countermeasures or mitigating controls for deployment/implementation in the enterprise network environment required

Keywords: Bachelor's Degree, Networking and Security experience

Compensation: $95,000 Per Year

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Jennifer Carlson

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