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ID #44774576
State New York
City New york city
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source MTA New York City Transit
Showed 2022-08-11
Date 2022-08-10
Deadline 2022-10-09
Category Et cetera
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Security Administrator Levels 3-5 (Represented)

New York, New york city, 10004 New york city USA
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Job Title: Security Administrator Levels 3-5 (Represented)

Salary: Level 3 - Step 1: $62,901.38 Step 7: $89,859.11

Level 4 - Step 1: $69,191.51 Step 7: $98,845.02

Level 5 - Step 1: $78,934.56 Step 7: $112,763.67

Dept./Div : MTA Information Technology/Office of IT Cyber Security Services

Supervisor : Director, Office IT Security Architect

Location: 2 Broadway or various locations as required

Hours: 9:00A.M. - 5:30 P.M. (8 hour work day) or various as required

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Summary

This position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of security architectures and solutions including security frameworks and roadmaps within the operational units across the MTA agencies. It also includes securing enterprise information by determining security requirements, planning, implementing, and testing security systems as well as managing and mentoring team members.

Responsibilities

Level 3
  • Provide first level security support for all IT related technical problems and services to ensure that all MTA application and systems availability targets are met.
  • The implementation, administration, and monitoring of data security procedures on all computing platforms, ensuring appropriate documentation.
  • Work with IT staff and customers to ensure awareness of security concerns, mitigation techniques and assist in following procedures or implementing controls as necessary.
  • Recommend and draft security policies and procedures for MTA computing platforms, and coordinating with other MTA agencies as necessary.
  • Implementation, administration, and monitoring of physical security procedures within the IT Department, and the associated documentation.
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot complex hardware and/or software solutions supporting critical business functions and customer facing services.
  • Implement and maintain compliance with PCI-DSS Controls.
  • Perform and coordinate electronic data discoveries, maintaining confidentiality and meeting required deliverable time frames.
  • Participate in the evaluation of new security products and security related technologies.
  • Assist and back up other Security Administrators.
  • Identify security problems and review them with other Security Administrators

Level 4

Same as Level 3 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Identify security problems and recommend solutions to management.
  • Install and oversee the configuration and troubleshooting of complex hardware and/or software solutions supporting critical business functions and customer facing services.
  • Plan, design and engineer solutions and projects to be implemented within the security section.
  • Perform security related project management tasks.
  • Guide less senior technicians and staff in the performance of their tasks.

Level 5

Same as Level 4 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Lead the planning and coordination of security tasks and activities in support of IT related projects and initiatives.
  • Assume complete ownership of the firewall and network security elements of a project or the implementation of any large-scale system.
  • Lead and participate in all technical and non-technical tasks, such as procurement, while ensuring that milestones are met according to plan and that quality of the final product is high.
  • Recommend and draft security policies and procedures for Metro-North on all computing platforms and coordinating with the MTA as necessary.
  • Design, implement and maintain compliance with PCI-DSS controls. Communicate importance of controls to less senior Security Administrators and other IT personnel.
  • Plan, design and engineer solutions and projects to be implemented within the security section.
Qualifications

Level 3
  • Strong knowledge of and familiarity with installing and maintaining various components of an information security system, including firewalls, authentication protocols, encryption software, remote access systems, and commercial-off-the-shelf security products. Knowledge of troubleshooting methodologies appropriate to the implementation platform, e.g., servers, desktops, laptops, or mobile devices.
  • Strong knowledge of and familiarity with internet technologies and computer networking.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and support technical issues both remotely and on-site using standard MTA tools and techniques.
  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams, technical manuals and documentation such that supported equipment and software can be maintained with minimal training.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to provide technical direction to less senior staff members, and to guide new lower level staff members that enter the security team.
  • Ability to perform electronic data recovery and computer forensics efficiently utilizing industry standard tools.
  • Ability to recommend and draft effective security policies and procedures.
  • Ability to perform research and recommend solutions for security problems to management.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Must be able to move and lift up to 25 lbs. of equipment such as monitors, keyboards, CPUs, laptops, firewalls, etc.
  • Must possess a valid driver license

Level 4

Same as level 3 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of and familiarity with installing and maintaining various components of an information security system, including firewalls, authentication protocols, encryption software, remote access systems, and commercial-off-the-shelf security products.
  • Advanced knowledge of and familiarity with internet technologies and computer networking.
  • Ability to plan, design and engineer solutions and projects for the security team.
  • Ability to perform project management tasks related to solutions and projects for the security team.

Level 5

Same as level 4 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Expert knowledge of and familiarity with installing and maintaining various components of an information security system, including firewalls, authentication protocols, encryption software, remote access systems, and commercial-off-the-shelf security products.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting methodologies appropriate to the implementation platform, e.g., servers, desktops, laptops, or mobile devices.
  • Expert knowledge of and familiarity with internet technologies and computer networking.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and support technical issues both remotely and on-site using standard MTA tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and develop schematic diagrams, technical manuals and documentation such that supported equipment and software can be maintained with minimal training.
  • Demonstrated leadership and people skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical direction to less senior staff members, and to train new lower level staff members that enter the security team.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend and draft security policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform research and recommend solutions for security problems to management.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design and engineer solutions and projects for the security team.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform project management tasks related to solutions and projects for the security team.
  • Demonstrated ability to be able to lead the planning and coordination of security tasks and activities within the security team.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all technical and non-technical tasks, such as procurement, while ensuring that security tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Must demonstrate highly developed knowledge of current industry standard information security and market trends.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, present and apply complex technology solutions to solve critical business requirements effectively and efficiently.
  • Proven experience working with senior level staff contributing to both short and long term technology related planning strategies.
Education and Experience

Level 3

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline; or a minimum of 7 years' experience installing, maintaining and supporting security technologies in an office environment.

Must possess a minimum of 5 years' experience maintaining and supporting security hardware, software, network resources and protocols.

Level 4

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline; or a minimum of 10 years' experience installing, maintaining and supporting security technologies in an office environment.

Must possess a minimum of 8 years' experience maintaining and supporting security hardware, software, network resources and protocols.

Level 5

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline; or a minimum of 12 years' experience installing, maintaining and supporting security technologies in an office environment.

Must possess a minimum of 10 years' experience maintaining and supporting security hardware, software, network resources and protocols.

Other Information

This is a resume-based position in the collective bargaining unit represented by the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and will be governed by the terms of the associated TCU collective bargaining agreement for IT employees. As such, candidates selected for this position will be represented by TCU and be on MTA payroll. In addition, candidates selected may be required to work at any MTA Agency location.

As an employee of MTA Headquarters you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $101,379 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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