Mar 25, 2022

Senior Information Security Administrator - Frankfort, NY

  • Northern Safety & Industrial
  • Frankfort, NY
Full-Time Defense Information Technology Other

Job Description

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Do you have previous experience as a security administrator?

We are looking for a professional to administer the security of our Information Systems!

The Senior Information Security Administrator is responsible for maintaining the confidentially, integrity and availability of data and services. This role performs three core functions; guiding the administration of and adherence to security policies, activities, and standards, handling the day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions and conducting vulnerability scans, penetration tests and security audits. Secondary tasks include the identification, investigation and resolution of detected security events. The Senior Information Security Administrator is expected to be fully aware of our security goals as established by the stated policies, procedures and guidelines, and to actively work towards upholding those goals.


Expectations of the Role:

  • Participate in the planning and design of corporate security architecture.
  • Participate in the creation, implementation, maintenance and enforcement of corporate security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures.)
  • Audit existing Information Security controls to validate they are following best practices.
  • Participate in the planning and design of an enterprise Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new security solutions and attack vectors.
  • Recommend and implement new security solutions and any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures.
  • Act as an advocate for the company’s security vision via regular written and in-person communications with associates.
  • Ensure all processes maintain compliance to applicable laws, internal and external regulations, security policies, standards, and procedures, including but not limited to PCI DSS, HIPPA and CCPA.
  • Lead and Participate in PCI DSS related corporate initiatives.
  • Provide guidance to the entire IT department on industry best practices and standards.
  • Participate in the continual improvement of the corporate Information Security program, which including providing mentorship to the existing InfoSec team.
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices and solutions.
  • Participate in investigations of suspicious activity, legal actions and security related audits
  • Lead and participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Conduct risk assessments following the NIST security framework.
  • Provide support for all in-place security solutions.


Skills and Experience we like to see:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems and 4 - 7 years’ experience in security systems administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One or more of the following certifications are strongly desired: CISA, CEH, GSEC, GISP, GSNA or CISSP.
  • Strong knowledge of technology environments, including information security and physical security.
  • Ability to plan and execute security policies and standards development.
  • Understanding of project management principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving security problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate to diverse types of people- technical, business and customer.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell or Python would be beneficial for this position.
  • Able to be part of an after-hours on call support rotation.



Apply today!  Interested candidates may submit a resume via email or fax to (315) 793-4960.


Founded in 1983, and headquartered in Utica, NY, Northern Safety & Industrial, a member of the Würth Group, is a rapidly growing national distributor of top quality safety products, solutions and industrial supplies.  Northern Safety & Industrial (NSI) offers a unique culture to over 700 associates with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and professional development, and continuing education and training in a nurturing environment. Because of this unique culture, NSI associates are provided the opportunity to move up in the ranks by proving themselves through individual performance. Overall, NSI and its affiliates are doing big things in the safety & MRO distribution marketplace and now is a great time to think about building your career with us.


Don’t miss this career opportunity!!

Great Compensation Package!

Ability to work in a professional and friendly work environment!

Work for an industry leader!

Excellent potential for career growth!

Comprehensive Benefits to include Medical/Dental/Vision insurances, 401K, Company paid life insurance and long term disability, voluntary programs and much more!


Be a part of a company with a winning attitude!!


Computer-Network Security, IT Project Management



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