Network Security Administrator in Stamford, CT

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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Cisco Routers
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Computer Hardware
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Design
Salary for Network Security Administrator in Stamford, CT
137800 - 195650
25th percentile
137800
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
164125
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
195650
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 178425 218075 258050 Security Architect 174525 198250 221975 Data Security Analyst 156000 191750 221325 Network Security Engineer 149500 182000 212875 Systems Security Administrator 141700 170950 202800
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