Network Security Administrator in Kansas City, MO

Network Security Administrator Job Description

Network security administrators are responsible for installing, administering and troubleshooting an organization’s security solutions. The role requires a strong technical background, including working knowledge of network management protocols, networking architecture, authentication practices and security administration. Candidates integrate and implement network designs by evaluating business strategies and requirements, researching network security standards, and identifying integration issues. Excellent communication skills and experience with virtual network environments, datacenter and WAN networking technologies, and network security technologies from other providers is preferred. Employers typically seek a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, along with three to six years of relevant experience.

Typical network security administrator duties:

Implementing network security policies and proceduresAdministering and maintaining firewallsManaging, monitoring and updating malware prevention systemsMonitoring security advisory groups to ensure all necessary network security updates, patches and preventive measures are in placePreventing and detecting intrusionPerforming intrusion detection analysis

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Active Directory
Backup Technologies
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Checkpoint
Cisco ASA
Cisco Routers
Cisco Technologies
Computer Hardware
Configuration Management
Design
Salary for Network Security Administrator in Kansas City, MO
105470 - 149748
25th percentile
105470
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
125619
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
149748
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Systems Security Manager 136564 166911 197508 Security Architect 133579 151738 169896 Data Security Analyst 119400 146763 169399 Network Security Engineer 114425 139300 162931 Systems Security Administrator 108455 130843 155220

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