Admin Security Specialist POST NUMBER: 392840

Elizabethtown, KY, US On-Site
November 17th, 2023
Business Services
$ 80000.00 - 95000.00 yearly
direct hire
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Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Perform system security administration on designated technology platforms, including operating systems, applications, and network security devices, in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures of the organization, with industry best practices and vendor guidelines
  • Oversee incident response and the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary
  • Technology security administration for access to IT systems and applications
  • Reviewing new systems designs and major modifications for security implications prior to implementation
  •  Developing audit plans for systems and processes
  • Managing risk program and perform process analysis and documentation
  • Collaborating with other teams to ensure compliance with the Information Security Policy and Federal Regulations
  • Author Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training documentation
  • Maintaining security documentation to ensure that they are organized and reviewed by subject matter experts in a timely manner
  • Conducting collaborative meetings between the applications, networking, server, database, and application teams to address collection of metrics, system controls and, process improvement
  • Creating reports that identify gaps and remediation recommendations
  • Arranging meetings, circulating agendas and preparing meeting minutes


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or similar field with 5 years of work related experience, or 9 years in lieu of a degree
  • Proficiency in problem-solving, analytical thinking, and penetration testing methodologies
  • Familiarity with LINUX/UNIX OS, routers/switches/firewalls, Windows PC platforms, NAS platforms, Firewall, Intrusion Detection devices, endpoint security software, network/sever security vulnerability and protection
  • Familiarization with Information Security Policy and security related Federal Regulations


Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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