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System Administrator Security Specialist

Job Description

  • Coordinate with internal security teams to manage security response, assist in investigations, and ensure compliance with governance, risk management, and compliance requirements.
  • Implement and execute security-related initiatives to ensure that all operations and applications comply with legal, regulatory, and corporate policies regarding security, data privacy, and data retention.
  • Serve as a security subject matter expert, providing input on security-related matters during architectural discussions, decision-making, and overall roadmaps.
  • Implement solutions and security controls to enhance privacy, integrity, and confidentiality protections, meeting our security requirements.
  • Monitor vulnerabilities and implement solutions to mitigate them without causing service disruption.
  • Manage relationships and delivery plans with internal and external partners.
  • Qualification

    Must have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, math, applied science/engineering, or equivalent experience (5-7 years of experience in the IT industry)

  • Experience with a broad array of security technologies, such as EDR, container security, vulnerability assessment, secure configuration, static code analysis, and container security scanning

  • Working experience with Linux system security (firewall, SELinux, FACLs, Linux hardening)

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes generally and Kubernetes security specifically (network policies, certificate management, ingress, service mesh, and secret management)

  • Knowledge of security best practices applying to Java with Spring Boot and Python – Provide insight or guidance on how to best code applications to avoid security vulnerabilities.

  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and technologies: CI/CD, Automation (Ansible, Git, Jenkins, Gradle, etc.)

  • Understanding of HTTPS and Certificates, PKI, and ACME to manage and automate certificates in an efficient manner.

  • Able to manage multiple projects and priorities.

  • Self-starter who is comfortable working with and presenting to all levels of management

  • Nice to have: 

  • Security related certification (CISSP, CEH etc)

  • Experience in Telecom is a strong asset.

  • Experience in a development environment

  • Experience in Cloud Technologies in Public cloud and on-site (Google, AWS, Redhat OpenShift)

  • Experience in managing Linux servers.

  • About The BPO and IT Shared Services Company

    A subsidiary of Canada's leading telecommunications company that provides in-house call center and shared services support to their parent company and other subsidiaries. Operations in the Philippines started in August 2016 with locations in Taytay, Naga, and San Mateo.

    System Administrator Security Specialist

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