Go Auto Information Technology Security Administrator (Go Auto I.T.) Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Go Auto

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Information Technology Security Administrator (Go Auto I.T.)
Edmonton, AB

Knowledge of Windows operating systems. Knowledge of monitoring and maintaining routers, switches, firewalls, and other networking devices….

Go Auto – Western Canada’s #1 Auto Dealership Group – is on the hunt for an Information Technology Security Administrator

Are you looking for a full-time career with flexible hours and the opportunity to work and grow alongside the top Information Technology pros in the west? Can you sniff out security issues and squash them? Do you thrive in fast paced growing environment?

If so, then you’re the perfect person to join the Go Auto family, and we’d love to have you join our Information Technology department!

Job Description

Security administration is a hands-on role that requires a high level of technical expertise. The Security Administrator is responsible for a broad range of responsibilities, the implementation of an information security program and the day-to-day administration of information security processes and tools.

As our Information Technology Security Administrator you will:

Assess and evaluate information security risks and potential vulnerabilities on the organization’s information systems, including data networks, telecom networks, web systems, data center systems and other data management assets.
Support and implement information security program related projects and activities.
Perform system security administration on designated technology platforms in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures, as well as with industry best practices and vendor guidelines.
Identify and mitigate known security control weaknesses, such as unnecessary services or applications, redundant user accounts or missing patching as a means of hardening systems in accordance with security policies and standards.
Collate security program related data to produce monthly exception and management dashboard.
Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.
Administer Security Information and Event Management system
Monitor system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret such activity and make recommendations for resolution.
Respond to and, where appropriate, resolve or escalate reported security incidents.
Perform normal and exceptional Identity and Access Management
Perform user and access administration in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures.
Process user access and change requests, escalating such requests when appropriate.
Perform periodic user access reviews for audit purposes.
Perform threat and vulnerability assessments, in some cases followed by appropriate remedial action. This may include working with external vendors on such assessments.
Identify solutions and work with technology partners to mitigate known vulnerabilities.
Monitor security vulnerability information from vendors and third parties.
Monitor antivirus/antimalware console to identify and respond to various virus/malware/ransomware related issues.
Promote information security awareness through training and education.
Continuously keeping up to date with security trends and education.

As an Information Technology Security Administrator, you must have:

A College or University degree in a related field and/or equivalent
Thorough knowledge of technologies related to encryption, intrusion detection & prevention, firewalls, virus protection, etc.
Knowledge of administering and maintaining issues related to network connectivity, Internet access, wireless access, email, etc.
Ability to review and evaluate organization’s networks and collaborate on recommendations for changes
Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Knowledge of monitoring and maintaining routers, switches, firewalls, and other networking devices. Having a Network Administration background is an asset.
Knowledge of monitoring and analyzing security incidents using Security Incident and Event Management Systems (SIEM)
Ability to use security tools to diagnose issues on systems and network
Minimum three (3) year’s in security administration, including;
Hands-on experience with firewalls, routers, switches, systems and network administration.
Knowledge of Windows operating systems
Knowledge of TCP/IP routing, DNS, DHCP, boundary gateways and DMZs
Certifications preferred: GSEC, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CCNA
Excellent communication skills (we place a lot of value on being personable and happy to help).
Strong collaboration, interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills.
The drive for efficiency at all levels.
The knack to thrive in a fast-paced environment while being extremely self-disciplined.
A great attitude and the ability to have fun!

Go Auto offers the best benefits in the industry
You’ll have three weeks of vacation after your first year! After five years of service, you get four weeks. After ten years, you’ll get FIVE weeks of vacation.
A comprehensive health care, dental (80% – 100%), and health spending accounts.
A free gym membership.
An employee investment program that guarantees you a 10% return every year (a max of 25%).
We have a fun, but professional environment. We know how to get down to brass tacks, but we’re constantly having barbecues and corporate challenges and going to Oilers games and shooting off fireworks. (Wait, did I say that last one out loud?).
With over 40 dealerships in the Go Auto group, with jobs available at every level, your opportunity to grow has never been better.

Important Notes:
This is not a 9 to 5 job. Hours are flexible but there can be long days.
You need a driver’s license for this position.
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

If you’d love to become a part of the Go Auto family, apply online today at GoAuto.ca!

About Go Auto
The largest automotive network in Western Canada, Go Auto is comprised of more than 40 locations offering sales, service, finance, insurance, and collision repair. Go Auto currently has over 7000 new and used cars and trucks and represents 19 new vehicle brands: Ford, Lincoln, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Nissan, Honda, Acura, Fiat, Toyota, Volkswagen, Infiniti, Land Rover, Jaguar, and Porsche.

Go Auto’s 30-Day Exchange Privilege, Loyalty Rewards Program, Guaranteed Price Policy, and large-scale purchasing power are just a few of the reasons why they are recognized as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. Visit GoAuto.ca to find out more.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-01-23
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