We are looking for an Infrastructure Administrator – IT Security Analyst who will report directly to and support the Information Technology Security and Risk Manager and perform daily security tasks related to monitoring, detection, and remediation of security risks and security events.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
- Respond to information security-related questions and inquiries using established information security tools and procedures.
- Implement and administer information security controls using software and vendor security systems.
- Responsible for provisioning, installing/configuring, operating, and maintaining IT security infrastructure including firewalls, intrusion prevention, vulnerability scanning, encryption, and alerting.
- Consult, coordinate and communicate with business units and IT staff providing solutions and recommendations which integrate with current and future database, application, and infrastructure architectures.
- Responsible for security planning and management, data management, systems maintenance, and performance management of one or more systems.
- Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the system and infrastructure.
- Responsible for administering, maintaining, and supporting GLWA's security infrastructure, including installation, documentation, administration, and maintenance activities.
- Responsible for reviewing all technical network and system designs and ensuring that they meet business and technical requirements and GLWA network and system infrastructure and enterprise IT standards.
- Determine requirements, design, install, and maintain network and communications infrastructure.
- Perform shift work which includes all day, afternoon, night, weekend, and holiday assignments.
RELATED JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Assist other IT staff and IT management as needed with overflow activities involving the support and maintenance of computers, printers, applications, databases, networks, servers, storage, and data center facilities, and the installation, decommissioning, and relocation of related IT equipment.
- Perform related work duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Endpoint Detection and Response software
- Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS), security events, and logs
- Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false positives
- Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
- Composing security alert notifications and other communications
- Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
- Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
- Some basic system administration experience
- Strong, solid familiarity with application and network security
- Install, remove and make modifications to the technology
- Work with endpoint detection and response (antivirus), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), firewalls, Active Directory (AD), vulnerability assessment tools, and other security tools found in large network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
- Work with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
- Multitask and give equal attention to a variety of functions while under pressure
- Work independently, and as part of a team providing timely, high-quality customer-focused services
- Demonstrate critical thinking ability
- Work in a team environment that provides the capacity for IT projects and service delivery
- Organize, perform, and or coordinate technology tasks and projects
- Define appropriate technical approaches and solutions to projects and business initiatives
- Determine critical project criteria to ensure project completion
- Instruct groups or individuals on IT security principles
- Write technical and non-technical documentation
- Interact and communicate with IT staff and business users
- Apply IT security policies and programs in a manner aligned with the GLWA mission, goals, and strategies
- Learn new application software packages, operating systems, and IT processes and procedures
- Effectively utilize appropriate safety equipment and procedures
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Communicate frequently with the team members and other units across the IT department about the process, equipment, or potential problems
- Direct team activities or work as a team member
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR possess a technology-specific entry-level certification (e.g., Comp TIA Networking+, Storage +, or Server +) AND A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Service Desk Analyst, IT Systems, or Network Administrator OR
- A combination of education and certification requirements can be substituted with extensive experience at the discretion of the GLWA Chief Information Officer
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This position requires the physical ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear see, and perform repetitive motions. Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; read the fine print on blueprints and display terminals; converse by telephone, two-way radio, and in-person using writing instruments, calculators, and personal computers; and strength to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. The work requires the ability to distinguish colors and to hear audible alarms. Incumbents may be subject to potentially hazardous physical conditions, atmospheric conditions, extreme temperatures, intense noise, and/or vehicle traffic. Employees will also be required to pass a bio-mechanical physical.
Environmental Working Requirements:
Work is performed within an office, plant environment, remote sites, or other locations within the GLWA Service Area. Employees within this classification may be exposed to dust and electrical connections, and frequently work with computer equipment.
- Must have a valid Driver’s License
- Ability to work irregular hours, commute to GLWA facilities and worksites, and respond to after-hour emergencies and on-call responses
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.