Systems Security Administrator in Los Angeles, CA

Systems Security Administrator Job Description

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.

Typical systems security administrator duties:

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

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AB Testing
Access Control
Active Directory
Configuration Management
EO/IR systems
Salary for Systems Security Administrator in Los Angeles, CA
142790 - 204360
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
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
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