IT Security Administrator

Responsible for information security policy development and maintenance; design of security policy education, training, and awareness activities; monitoring compliance with security policy and applicable law; and coordinating investigation and reporting of security incidents and intrusion detection. Primarily responsible for monitoring, assessing, and fine-tuning the business continuity and disaster recovery program. Work with System and Network Support team to perform network penetration tests, application vulnerability assessment scans, and risk assessment reviews.


Information Security:

* Monitors information security news for emerging threats and technologies that could have an impact on the security of Paycom's processes, systems, and applications.

* Monitors automated backups to ensure that the processes are within specifications laid out by the disaster recovery plan. Conducts periodic audits to ensure all critical data is being protected

* Assists in the development and implementation of policies, standards, and training procedures based on industry accepted best practices and compliance requirements

* Conducts enterprise-wide security audits and data classification assessments.

* Coordinates and executes I/T security projects

* Configuration and Management of Intrusion Detection

* Configuration and setup of routine network sweeps and alerts.

* Develops and implements procedures for the handling of security incidents. Coordinates with management, legal counsel, law enforcement, and other necessary agencies to manage any such incidents

* Leads collaborative effort with management and the IT Support team to develop and implement a business continuity and disaster recovery plan

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

* Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


* Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved

* Develops benchmarks and sets specific goals for the evolution of the security of Paycom's systems, processes, and applications

* Perform Training


* Actively seeks to expand individual skills through research, training, and collaboration with peers

* Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested

* Regular attendance as required

Performs additional duties and assignments as requested



High School graduate required.

Bachelor Degree Required

Experience Required:

2-5 years of IT Security Administration.

Knowledge of:

* Information security standards

* Industry-specific information security best practices

* Backup and DR configuration

* Configuration of routine network sweeps

* Firewall/VPN Configuration

* Risk identification and analysis techniques

* Data confidentiality regulations and strategies

* Server and desktop operating systems

* Programming and code review processes

Skills and Abilities:

* Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions

* Firewall Configuration and Maintenance

* Code Review Assessments

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies

* Work for extended time at keyboard/terminal

* Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers

* Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

* Availability to respond to emergency situations

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