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Systems Administrator in Plymouth, MN at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco is recruiting for a System Administrator for our client in St. Louis Park, MN.

This is a 3 month + contract opportunity with possible extension! Must have a focus on security and experience with Microsoft / Cisco Stack

Please NO out of state candidates or 3rd Party Vendors

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs special projects and participates as a technical advisor for a variety of ad-hoc information security and logical user access projects that will be dictated by current business and technological developments
  • Deploy, manage and maintain all security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software.
  • Recommend, coordinate and apply fixes, security patches, disaster recovery procedures, and any other measures required in the event of a security breach.
  • Assess need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute as required.
  • Download and test new security software and/or technologies.
  • Provide security support to end-users.
  • Work with application and functional teams to encourage a security mindset throughout product development processes from concept to testing and implementation


  • 5+ years information security work experience.
  • General hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, DLP, NAC, SEIM and other industry-standard techniques and practices.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems
  • In-depth technical knowledge of identity management and security technologies including Active Directory, Group Policy, ADFS, and Authentication protocols
  • Strong knowledge of the TCP/IP suite of protocols including but not limited to ICMP, DHCP, DNS, HTTP(S), and FTP.
  • Prior experience managing and maintaining information related to SOX audits.
  • Knowledge of applicable practices and laws relating to data privacy and protection.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Change oriented; actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly
  • Demonstrated customer focus; evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint and partner with customers to help shape future initiatives

Job Requirements

Systems Administrator Microsoft Cisco Security