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Security Administrator
Ref No.: 18-05411
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Security Administrator

We have a client in Chicago looking for a Security Administrator for a 3+ month contract. This is a great opportunity to come in and make an immediate impact to the company as well as the existing Security team.

Essential responsibilities of the position include:
  • Administer security requests (adds, moves, changes and deletions) that control access to CLIENT's services including, but not limited to: Windows and Linux servers and services, COTS security software (e.g., privileged identity management systems, two-factor authentication systems), CLIENT proprietary applications, and external SaaS services.
  • Fulfill access requests while assuring proper approvals are received from appropriate business and/or IT managers.
  • Coordinate efforts with internal and external service providers to complete security administration tasks.
  • Monitor and summarize security logs, reports, and alerts for awareness of potential security incidents, administration exceptions and/or errors.
  • Assist Security Analysts with security patch installation processes and compliance reporting.
  • Assist internal/external auditors in reviews of security processes and systems.
  • Establish effective professional working relationships with other team members, management, and all levels of staff.
  • Prioritize competing requests and be able to effectively juggle multiple simultaneous efforts.
  • Respond quickly and in a controlled manner to emergencies.
  • Confer with manager regarding status to assure appropriate and accurate attention to assignments
  • Other tasks as requested
  • REQUIRES: Solid knowledge of and experience with Active Directory security administration and Windows services administration. Essential skills include:
    • AD administration (users, groups, OUs, GPOs),
    • NTFS permissions management,
    • Share permissions management,
    • Windows systems and common tools under Win 7, Win 10, WinServer 2008 – 2016,
    • RDP management
    • Client management.
    • Ability to follow runbooks and processes describing administration of proprietary and COTS systems.
    • High productivity level to manage information in MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel).
    • Knowledge of and experience in user administration within the following systems: CyberArk, Duo 2FA, Microsoft Azure AD, MS Office 365.
    • Knowledge of and experience in the following: Linux system administration, scripting languages for automation (e.g., PowerShell, Windows batch language, bash shell).

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