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Application Security Administrator (Remote or Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4605

Job Description:

Application Security Administrator (Remote or Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

This position functions as a Security Operations Center Administrator responsible for managing, maintaining and improving upon technology used to fulfill the technical requirements of the business as it relates to Information and Network security. The administrator will gain the necessary understanding of the Globe Life logical network for the purpose of ensuring the designated security tools are performing as required and that all security, regulatory and business policy requirements are met. This is a second level position where experience and knowledge of the systems, technology and methodology we use is essential. Critical thinking, creative thinking and ability to follow and document procedures are essential.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform daily tasks, updates, system modifications, problem management and troubleshooting
  • Documentation of processes to ensure the security tools meet or exceed required performance
  • Make recommendations for modifications to systems based on capability and vulnerability analysis
  • Participating in incident response
  • Maintaining knowledge of the current threat landscape
  • Generating analysis reports that will be used to inform recommendations for architectural changes needed to address identified vulnerabilities

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols, strongly preferred
  • Thorough understanding of at least one of the following technologies as an administrator:
    • Network Security technology i.e. Firewalls, NAC, IDS/IPS
    • Secure Email Gateway
    • Securing Windows and/or *NIX based Systems (Linux, Unix, Red Hat, Ubuntu)
    • Web Application Firewalls
    • Database Activity Monitoring
    • Vulnerability Assessment or Vulnerability Management
    • Network load balancing
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)
    • PKI – Key management solutions
    • Web proxy
    • Encryption protocols and solutions for data in motion and data at rest
    • Data Loss Prevention and Data Discovery applications and procedures
  • Technical writing and documentation skills, a plus
  • A customer service mindset toward execution of responsibilities

Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in Information Technology with a focus on Security
  • Previous experience with Windows operating systems
  • Solid to advanced understanding of computer networking traffic
  • Previous experience managing mid to large implementations of any of the technologies listed below

Preferred:

  • Previous experience as a Security Operations Analyst or Security Administrator in a mid to large sized corporate environment
  • 2-5 years of experience in Security or System Administration
  • Experience with any of the following technologies:
    • SIEM
    • Vulnerability Management, analysis and reporting
    • Web Application Firewalls
    • Cloud Security
    • Database Activity Monitoring
    • Privilege Account Management and Password Vaults
    • Two Factor Authentication technology
    • Firewalls and IDS/IPS technology
    • Web Content Filtering
    • Data Encryption technology
    • Data Discovery technology
    • LogRhythm
    • Rapid7 Nexpose
    • F5 Load Balancing and Web Application Firewalls
    • Thycotic Secret Server or other Privilege Account Management tools
    • Crowdstrike or other anti-malware and EDR solutions
    • Palo Alto Firewalls and IDS/IPS technology
    • ZScaler Web Proxy
  • Insurance industry experiences in life, health and annuity; a plus.

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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