Encompass Health Careers

Senior Security Administrator

Birmingham, Alabama
Home Office


Job Description

The Senior Security Administrator position at Encompass Health is a hands-on security controls administrator role that requires technical experience in security product administration, cyber threat analysis and, an inquisitive desire to investigate security related anomalies. This person is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the day-to-day administration of security devices, cyber alert response and to hunt, analyze then solve security related challenges. This individual will be responsible for administering firewalls, proxies, IPS, and other security controls along with threat analysis process development. Ability to work and problem solve with other IT teams is essential along with strong communication skills in taking complex problems and collaborating with others to develop solutions.

Job Code: 101224

License or Certification:
- Security +, Networking +, CISSP or GIAC certifications recommended
Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience:
- Associates Degree or Undergraduate degree related to computer science or information security recommended
- Minimum 5 years IT security administration experience required.
- Minimum 7 years total networking, security, or system administration experience required.
- Experience with one or more of the following:
- TCP/IP problem solving
- Firewall administration
- Web proxies
- Network traffic analysis and techniques
- IDS/IPS technologies
- Windows Event log analysis
- SIEM log analysis
- Cyber threat hunting
- PCAP analysis
- Windows system administration
- Unix system administration
- Administration of routing and switching technologies
- Security Administrator will review and correlate information from enterprise security reporting systems to remediate configuration issues and solve security incidents related to the Encompass Health enterprise. Common tasks and activities include:
- Investigation firewall and proxy related issues in response to network connectivity reported issues and customer access requests.
- Through investigation of security related events using standard network and host forensic tools and processes to fully understand the impact of an event or incident.
- Prioritize change tickets, provide risk adjusted responses and apply configuration changes through the change process.
- Process and document events during the entire ticket lifecycle from detection to remediation.
- Act as member of incident response team with particular focus on security control related failures or incidents.
- Enforce adherence and implementation of IT-Security policies, IT Security standards and guidelines.
- Document processes for IT security operations.
- Search the Encompass Health enterprise for security threats that are not detected by current security controls.
- Implement change control tasks within Encompass Health information security infrastructure.
- Work with other teams in the enterprise to investigate appropriate solutions for security issues.
- Work with developers in assuring new applications adhere to approved security policies.
- Security analysts should have the following skills:
- Windows system administration
- Unix system administration
- Knowledge of TCP/IP and network protocols
- Passion for Information Security
- Enterprise firewall administration
- Enterprise web proxy administration
- Scripting or Software Development / Programming
- Familiarity with offensive tools, techniques and practices


Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham 35242
Job ID: 1911782