Network Security Administrator
ING DIRECT - North York, ON

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Job Summary:

The Network Security Administrator is a key member of the Network and Delivery Services Team who is responsible for ING DIRECT's network security administration, monitoring, ongoing network security analysis and troubleshooting consistent with service delivery requirements. The position will provide technical experience and expertise in preventing, responding to, and resolving network security related problems. The successful incumbent will be a strong problem solver, with excellent organization and interpersonal skills. In addition, this person will have excellent documentation skills and be team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and administer security structures and appliances to support the information and data security needs of internal and external networks and systems, providing 24x7x365 support for security in production systems as necessary.
  • Install, configure, and administer hardware and software systems that provide appropriate network security functionality.
  • Implement upgrades, repairs, modifications, and replacements of network security devices and/or software.
  • Monitor and assess security compliance through regular review of technical specifications, configurations, logs, scripts, etc., and conduct regular security checks on connections (internal/ external) and systems to identify vulnerability.
  • Review operation logs and event console activity to identify potential security-related events, determine cause of such events, and recommend respective counter measures.
  • Responsible for compiling, reviewing, reporting and completing monthly KRI (Key Risk Indicator) reports with respect to network security and network systems
  • Communicate network security exposures, misuse, or noncompliance situations to management, and execute appropriate incident response procedures approved by the management.
  • Install, configure, and support all networking security hardware including cabling.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan implementation of new or improved security software/hardware/devices.
  • Assist in maintaining and testing business continuity/disaster recovery plans, processes, and procedures necessary to recover services in the event of a declared disaster.
  • Configure and maintain security Information Management (SIM) solution. Assist other teams in development and report generation.
  • Configure, maintain and administer the proxy and remote access solutions for all locations.
  • Handle other duties as assigned by IT Management
  • Hands-on sill and technical proficiency in network security-related hardware and software, network security assessment, security penetration and vulnerability testing, network and host-based intrusion detection, intrusion prevention system, firewalls, VPN, SSL, TLS, PKI, cryptography, Proxy Servers, Anti-virus, and Anti-Spam.
  • Working knowledge of security tools used in supporting multiplatform environments, risk assessment procedures, authorization methodologies, authentication technologies, and security attack pathologies.

Competencies/Attributes:

  • Conveys an Inspirational ING Vision & Strategy
  • Builds High Performing ING Teams
  • Acts as a Team Player
  • Results Oriented
  • Focuses on the Customer
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Committed to Self Development

Requirements:

  • Strong problem-solver and team player who is confident and challenged in a fast-paced environment supporting a wide range of technologies.
  • Very hands-on person, willing to dive in and take charge, identifying and tackling key issues.
  • Proactive and results-oriented with good time management skills, and the ability to work well under pressure and focus on multiple priorities concurrently.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, and documentation skills a must.
  • Hands-on skill and technical proficiency in network security-related hardware and software, network security assessment, security penetration and vulnerability testing, network and host-based intrusion detection, intrusion prevention system, firewalls, VPN, SSL, TLS, PKI, cryptography, Proxy Servers, Anti-virus, and Anti-Spam.
  • Working knowledge of security tools used in supporting multiplatform environments, risk assessment procedures, authorization methodologies, authentication technologies, and security attack pathologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of and hands-on working experience with current operating systems (Windows, UNIX, AIX, OS X and Linux), network applications, all network layers, routing, switching and related protocols (TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP, SSL, SFTP, FTP, SFTP, SSH, TELNET, DNS, DHCP, VRRP, RIP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, SNMP and RMON etc.).
  • Experience in financial services industry is highly desired.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related IT discipline, or equivalent related job experience.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of working experience in support of a large scale, mission critical enterprise security infrastructure, and demonstrated excellence in implementation, administration, and troubleshooting complex, comprehensive enterprise level networks.
  • Related security and networking certifications are a plus.

Disability Accommodation:

ING DIRECT will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental disabilities of an otherwise qualified employee or applicant for employment, unless undue hardship to ING DIRECT would result. Any applicant or employee who requires accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of a job should contact Human Resources or his or her supervisor.

Managing Risk:

All members of the ING DIRECT Team are responsible for managing risk and compliance within their departments. As such, employees should maintain and demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in accordance with ING DIRECT policies, guidelines and directions.

Working Conditions:

  • Required to carry cell phone, and pager - rotating "on call" to handle 7x24 support issues.
  • The role may also involve some work outside normal business hours, on weekends and/or statutory holidays.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Capable of routinely lifting up to 50 lbs.

ING DIRECT is an equal opportunity employer.


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