Information Security Administrator

Networking Gurgaon, India


 Role: Information Security Administrator 

Job Description:

Level-appropriate knowledge of and/or professional experience with:

The Information Security Engineer has an intermediate knowledge of:

  • Security concepts, principals and technologies
  • Configuration and support of Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) (Alert Logic, Firepower)
  • Efficiently handle and respond to customer IDS alert tickets
  • Execute vulnerability scans, review results, and provide guidance with internal teams on how to remediate (Alert Logic, Rapid7)
  • Configuration, investigation, and analysis of Web Application Firewall (WAF) blocked events (Imperva WAF, Incapsula)
  • Knowledge of common web security vulnerabilities and recommended remediation
  • Configuration and support of Log Management tools (Alert Logic)
  • Configuration and support of Two-Factor Authentication tools (Duo Security, RSA)
  • Configuration and support of Anti-Virus tools (ESET, Sophos)
  • Configuration and support of File Integrity Monitoring tools (FIM)
  • Configuration and support of Database Encryption and Key Management tools (Vormetric)
  • Minor configuration of Firewalls appliances (Cisco ASA/ASA-X/Firepower, Juniper SRX)
  • Minor configuration of Load Balancers appliances (F5 LTM, Citrix Netscaler)
  • Knowledge of IPSEC and SSL VPN technologies
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity using industry standard packet capture tools
  • Services and protocols commonly used in hosting environments: web servers, database servers, mail servers, name servers
  • Networking concepts and devices (All OSI Layers)
  • Windows and Linux operating system administration
  • Understanding of public cloud security architectures, best practices, and services
  • Provide guidance on different deployment strategies
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor related roadmaps and scheduled releases
  • Execute device firmware upgrades across various platforms based on security requirements / feature updates


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a related field
  • A computer-related degree and/or relevant network, security, or system administration certifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fluency in multiple languages is a plus)
  • Must be able to work weekends, after hour shifts and/or holidays when required as the business needs

Any combination of the following technical certifications is preferred:

  • CCNA (R&S, Security, or CyberOps) certifications
  • Any SANS GIAC certifications
  • RHCE or equivalent for Linux administration
  • MCSA or equivalent for Windows administration


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