Job title: Security Systems Admin
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 16-04-2019
Job ID: 31180

Job Description

Security Systems Administrator - 1 Year Fixed Term - Up to $130K/year (incl)

Job Role:

The Security Systems Engineer role will predominantly be an IT security operations role with a component of Security Project work (60%/40%).

In this role, the Security Operations Engineer will be responsible for the support of the production environment and to ensure that the appropriate security policies and practices are implemented and enforced.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Review and ongoing Security Management of endpoint protection and antivirus/malware, email gateway, and other related component policies.
  2. Daily triage, update/resolution of tickets generated and assigned by ticketing system
  3. Respond to high priority incidents and follow through to closure
  4. Flag potential security vulnerabilities before they negatively impact the business
  5. Ensure hardening, to CIS standards, is implemented for workstation SOEs, servers SOEs, remote access, email and web gateways and other related devices
  6. To perform periodic health checks of previously hardened endpoints, remote access setup, email and web gateway configurations, change control, logging configuration and monitoring and reporting any non-compliance issues including faulty controls to the Security Governance team
  7. Conduct periodic vulnerability testing, and lead remediation work
  8. Formulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation efforts
  9. Coordinate and monitor log analysis to ensure policy and security requirements are met
  10. Manage all interactions with the business and other parts of IT in a professional and courteous business manner with an emphasis on customer satisfaction, while in a timely fashion keeping relevant stakeholders abreast of expectations, problem status and completion
  11. Other duties as assigned

Preferred skills:

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience working IT security operations and projects
  2. Experience working in a change driven environment
  3. Experience deploying, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Endpoint Protection, particularly Symantec
  4. Experience deploying, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Email Gateways & Vulnerability Scanners, particularly Symantec  
  5. Experience deploying, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Vulnerability Scanners, particularly Symantec  or Tenable
  6. Experience with incident response and event management, as well as triage
  7. Understanding of best practises of ITSMs, particularly ITILv3.
  8. Be available for on-call

Soft skills:

  1. Ability to work independently and part of a team
  2. Ability to work in an agile environment
  3. Strong documentation and communication skills
  4. Experience in collaboration with multiple business units and departments at different levels within an organisation
  5. Vendor liaison experience


  1. Health sector experience
  2. Experience with BYOD and associated hardening
  3. Previous experience or knowledge of the IT service platform, ServiceNow, is desirable.