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IT Security Administrator (InfoSec)

  • Location:
    Oakland, California
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The IT Information Security Administrator will be primarily responsible for the implementation, administration and maintenance of infrastructure security solutions in the organization, with a focus on securing the information assets.

  • Engage in hands on security administration and maintenance, implement changes, create policies, troubleshoot and diagnose problems, perform scheduled migrations and upgrades.
  • Install, configure and support security related hardware/software appliances and solutions including Next gen Firewalls, IPSEC VPNs, Secure Mail and Web gateways, Intrusion Detection, Anti-Virus, Mobile Security and DLP solutions.
  • Create, maintain and update documentation on the operational procedures, hardening standards and security rules and policies, as necessary, to support the business environment.
  • Assist in log monitoring and detection of intrusions and events, working with Security Incident Response team in investigations as needed.


  • Hands on experience installing, administering and troubleshooting Palo Alto Networks Next Gen firewall and Threat platform, Cisco ASA Firewall, IPSEC VPN.
  • Thorough knowledge on networking and security protocols, TCP/IP and OSI layers, capturing, analyzing and troubleshooting network traffic and logs.
  • Hands on experience in firewall administration - creating policies, log analysis, troubleshooting and diagnosing problems, performing scheduled migrations and upgrades, backing up configurations and rules.
  • Familiarity with Network Scanning, Network Analysis and Vulnerability tools like wireshark, nmap, Nessus, Nexpose, Qualys.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely.
  • Documenting the operational procedures, hardening standards and security rules and policies, as necessary, to support the business environment.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Desired Skills:

  • 1-2 years of experience on one or more other security products like, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Secure Mail Gateway, Web Content Filtering, Anti-Virus, Data Loss Prevention, Mobile Security, and/or Wireless Security
  • Knowledge of security threat landscape and attack vectors
  • One or more security certifications like GSEC, CEH, CCNA Security, CCNP Security, PNCSE etc. will be an added advantage.

** If you are interested in tjhe InfoSec Admin opportunity in the SF Bay Area and have questions about the position please contact Spencer Jerome at 925-948-1221 or by email at spencer.jerome[at]**

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