Systems security administrators maintain and support existing business system applications. They must demonstrate technical knowledge of data systems security procedures and familiarity with systems hardware and software. Candidates should have good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, plus several years of computer systems and security-related experience are typical requirements for the job, although relevant work experience can sometimes be substituted for a four-year degree. Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidentsParticipating in security systems testing; documenting failures and corrective action takenReporting anomalies with systems and monitoring database uptimeEnsuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive dataPreventing and detecting intrusion Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your systems security administrator recruitment needs.
AB Testing
Access Control
Active Directory
Auditing
CCTV
Configuration Management
Database
Design
Documentation
EO/IR systems
Salary for Systems Security Administrator
109000 - 156000
25th percentile
109000
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
131500
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
156000
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 137250 167750 198500 Security Architect 134250 152500 170750 Data Security Analyst 120000 147500 170250 Network Security Engineer 115000 140000 163750 Network Security Administrator 106000 126250 150500
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