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  • Security Administrator

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

    The Security Administrator handles many aspects of information security systems management and operations. This includes day-to-day management of information security tooling, including support, installation and maintenance of infrastructure components such as IDS, SIEM, WAF, HSM, and packet capture tools.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Full administration and management of assigned technologies:

Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot multiple technologies such as IPS/IDS, SIEM, WAF, HSM, geofiltering, packet capture, and network malware detection solutions
Collaborate with other information security teams to mature our security portfolio
Automate security functions wherever possible, including contributing to internally developed and/or open source security tools

Administration of key security technologies not managed by Information Security as assigned

Monitors the management of tooling managed by other internal and external teams or MSSPs such as web proxies, endpoint AV, EDR, email filtering, and identity solutions
Tier 1 Incident Response and Threat Detection
Provide on-call security support on a rotational basis
Monitors MSSP vendors who provide operational support
Define and deliver key operational and performance metrics for assigned technologies


  • Required Basic Qualifications:
  • • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
  • • Minimum 2 years' experience administering systems security appliances and/or Unix/Linux environments
  • • Demonstrated ability to program or "script" in languages such as Python, Perl, PowerShell, or Bash
  • • Advanced knowledge of operating systems, network troubleshooting, and common applications
  • • Advanced experience troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Preferred Baisc Qualifications:
  • • Cloud administration experience (AWS/Azure)
  • • Demonstrated proficiency in Unix/Linux systems administration
  • • Experience developing custom automation for common system administration processes
  • • Experience administering Splunk, Elastic Search, or other SIEM/analytics technologies
  • • Experience administering other security tooling such as IDS, Web Proxy, SIEM, WAF, HSM, and/or packet capture tools
  • • SOC/IR experience


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Bonus
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work Remote optional
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range 90-110K

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