Network Security Administrator in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

These IT professionals would be responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware and software that comprises a computer network. They primarily deal with the overall health of the network, server deployment, security, and ensure that the network connectivity meets the technical parameters prescribed by the network hierarchy of the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Installation, configuration and maintenance of PCs, networking equipment and network operating systems.

* Responsible for the security of the network

* Concentrate on the network design and security, particularly troubleshooting and/or debugging network-related problems.

* Rolling out new equipment, as well as performing corrective and preventative measures on existing equipment.

* Maintenance of the network’s authorization infrastructure, as well as network backup systems.

* Assigning IP addresses to the devices connected to the networks and routing protocols and routing table configuration assignment.

* Configuration of authentication, authorization and directory services.

* Maintenance of network facilities in individual machines, such as drivers and settings of personal computers as well as printers etc.

* Maintenance of network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems, etc.

* Deals with patching systems where necessary as well as locking down systems so that only authorized personnel can access and use them.

Skills and Specifications:

* Good understanding of network operating systems, network equipment and networking protocols.
Basic ability to program scripts and batch files.

* Strong interpersonal skills to understand the networking needs and problems of users.

Education and Qualifications:

* HND or Bachelors Degree Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related Course

* Training and/or related experience in one or more leading network operating systems, network equipment and protocols.

* At least 3 years experience in Network Security Administration.
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