IT Network Security Administrator

APCON – Wilsonville,
Career Opportunity

The IT Network Security Administrator will be responsible for making recommendations and monitoring the design, deployment and operations of APCON’s corporate IT Network Security infrastructure.

Responsibilities and Duties

Collaborates with Management on overall IT network security systems operations.

Communicate with senior management to implement, update, and manage network security service tools for network firewalls, VPN, and content control.

Administers and ensures maintenance and updating of all Security Infrastructure computer systems and hardware platforms.

Works with management to prepare cost and benefit analyses for IT Network Security spending and initiatives.

Maintains company’s network security operations which will include headquarters, a remote site, as well as mobile devices.

Responsible for monitoring security compliance and advising/setting policies.

Conduct network risk assessments, conduct network vulnerability scans, provide technical and encryption options for solutions.

Monitor audit logs to detect suspicious activity.

Maintains and tracks IT network security equipment, records, and software licensing.

Maintain and configure firewalls and other security tools.

Performs continual preventative maintenance and updates on company IT Network Security hardware and software systems.

Provides after hours support for planned maintenance, performs on-call emergency support service and patching when require.

Qualifications and Skills

Must have a customer service/user support mindset.

Demonstrated ability to take technical information and communicate it effectively to technical and non-technical personnel.

Experience performing preventative maintenance and updates of network security hardware and software.

Experience troubleshooting network security issues/problems.

Experience with various network security monitoring tools.

Experience with Windows and Linux base configuration Management.

Experience with Certificate Authorities to setup and maintain Network Access Protection for Network Policy Servers.

Knowledge of computer hardware peripheral devices and networking/switching equipment.

Configure and troubleshoot multiple VLANs, LAN/WAN and IT infrastructure and design experience.

Education and/or Experience

Minimum 5 years of experience in a corporate Network Security IT Administrator role.

CISSP or other Certifications a plus.

About APCON

For more than 23 years, APCON has been on the forefront of cutting edge, innovative network monitoring technology. Our core values have and continue to be a benchmark for everything we do as a company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, natural origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.