IT Security Administrator (14183)

IT Security Administrator (14183)

02 Nov 2022
Texas, Dallas / fort worth, 75270 Dallas / fort worth USA

IT Security Administrator (14183)

This position functions as a Security Operations Center Administrator responsible for managing, maintaining and improving upon technology used to fulfill the technical requirements of the business as it relates to Information and Network security. The administrator will gain the necessary understanding of the Torchmark logical network for the purpose of ensuring the designated security tools are performing as required and that all security, regulatory and business policy requirements are met. The administrator will perform daily tasks, updates, system modifications, problem management and troubleshooting as well as documentation of processes to ensure the security tools meet or exceed required performance. The role is tasked with making recommendations for modifications to systems based on capability and vulnerability analysis. Additional responsibilities include participating in incident response, maintaining knowledge of the current threat landscape and generating analysis reports that will be used to inform recommendations for architectural changes needed to address identified vulnerabilities.

Required Skills:

Previous experience with any or all of the following technologies

  • Windows operating systems troubleshooting and support

  • Previous administrative experience in a mid to large sized corporate environment

  • Technical documentation skills

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

Preferred or Valued Knowledge

  • Possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols.

  • Thorough understanding of at least one of the following technologies as an administrator

    • Network Security technology i.e. Firewalls, NAC, IDS/IPS (Palo Alto preferred)

    • Secure Email Gateway (Proofpoint preferred)

    • Securing Windows and/or NIX based Systems (Linux, Unix, Red Hat, Ubuntu)

    • Web Application Firewalls (Imperva or F5 preferred)

    • Database Activity Monitoring (Imperva preferred)

    • Vulnerability Assessment or Vulnerability Management (Rapid7 Nexpose preferred)

    • Network load balancing (F5 technology preferred)

    • Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)

    • PKI - Key management solutions

    • Web proxy (ZScaler preferred)

    • Encryption protocols and solutions for data in motion and data at rest

    • Data Loss Prevention and Data Discovery applications and procedures

  • Previous experience as a Security Operations Analyst or Security Administrator

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience with Windows operating systems

  • Solid to advanced understanding of computer networking traffic

  • Previous experience managing mid to large implementations of any of the below preferred technologies


  • Previous experience as a Security Operations Analyst or Security Administrator

  • 5+ years of experience in Security or System Administration

  • Experience with any of the following technologies

    • LogRhythm

    • Rapid7 Nexpose

    • F5 Load Balancing and Web Application Firewalls

    • Imperva Database Activity Monitoring

    • Thycotic Secret Server or other Privilege Account Management tools

    • Cylance

    • Two Factor Authentication technology (Duo Security or Secure Auth preferred)

    • Palo Alto Firewalls and IDS/IPS technology

    • SourceFire IDS

    • ZScaler Web Proxy

    • Data Encryption technology

    • Data Discovery technology

  • Insurance industry experiences in life, health and annuity a plus.

  • Technical writing and documentation skills is a plus

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