Security Administrator McAfee

Security Administrator, Security Engineer, Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer, Systems Admin, McAfee, endpoint securrity, McAfee ePO, security policies
Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2, 12+ Months Contract
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

 Title:  Security Administrator I – McAfee

Location: Marysville, OH

Duration: 5 Months Contract  

Job Description:

  • Perform user and access administration on designated systems and applications, in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures of the organization.
  • Perform system security administration on designated technology platforms, including operating systems, applications and network security devices, in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures of the organization, as well as with industry best practices and vendor guidelines.
  • Perform installation and configuration management of security systems and applications, including policy assessment and compliance tools, network security appliances and host-based security systems.
  • Perform threat and vulnerability assessments, in some cases followed by appropriate remedial action, to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and are free from known vulnerabilities.
  • Apply patches where appropriate and, at the direction of [manager responsible for security administrator], remove or otherwise mitigate known control weaknesses, such as unnecessary services or applications or redundant user accounts, as a means of hardening systems in accordance with security policies and standards.
  • Locate and repair security problems and failures.
  • Collate security incident and event data to produce monthly exception and management reports.
  • Perform normal and exceptional processing of user access and change requests, escalating such requests when appropriate.
  • Report unresolved network security exposures, misuse of resources or noncompliance situations using defined escalation processes.
  • Assist and train junior team members in the use of security tools, the preparation of security reports and the resolution of security issues.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.
  • Research, recommend, evaluate and implement information security solutions that identify and/or protect against potential threats, and respond to security violations.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team.


  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of in security subjects
  • Knowledge of security policies and interprets policies
  • Understanding of a specific security application or tool and how it works
  • Ability to assess security safeguards
  • Ability to deal with threats and intermediate level incidents
  • Ability to deal with intrusions at a moderate threat level
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management.
  • Technical proficiency with security-related systems and applications, especially:
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems' software, protocols and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration/protocols.

  Business Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to systems analysis, applications development, database design and administration;

  Daily Tasks Performed:

  • Under direction and supervision of McAfee support lead, provides first and second level of support for McAfee antivirus and endpoint security solutions.


  • Must be able to perform hands-on support of McAfee antivirus and endpoint security solutions.
  • Monitor McAfee ePO and investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve McAfee antivirus and endpoint security incidents.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

If Interested in the above position - Please share your resume with the details as requested to or call 310.929.4679


Posted By

Anand Swaroop Madari

2100 Main Street, Suite 210 Irvine, CA, 90245

Dice Id : 10106153
Position Id : 15455
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