IT Security Administrator in Santa Ana, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

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IT Security Administrator

Job Description

Will consider remote work / work from home during COVID; afterwards prefer and may require onsite support based out of any of the company performance centers - preferably Southern California locations: Santa Ana, Monrovia or Carson.

This position will play a critical role in protecting company assets that may store or process valuable company data from potential cyber-attacks and help maintain our company's reputation as a cyber-security leader, which indirectly would influence customer relationships and future contract awards.

Assessment and Evaluation of Systems:

•      Assess compliance with standards such as NIST SP 800-171, CMMC.

•  Establishes proactive reporting system for non-compliance, intrusion or abuse of information security procedures within classified areas and investigate and recommend corrective actions for violations to the IT Management and Security Management.

•     Review current and upcoming security requirements/threats and create the necessary actions to mitigate any risks to the organization.

•   Perform as a member of the IT Incident Response Team for threats and security risks to the organization. This includes interfacing with the underlying teams/individuals to formulate and apply remediation action.

Security Platform Implementation / Project Support:  

•     Responsible for implementation and management of various IT security platforms: Web, EPP, SIEM, etc.

•      Understand and execute the  standards such as NIST SP 800-171, CMMC.

•   Expertise in securing desktop and server Operating Systems (Microsoft Windows) with best practices and adherence to NIST baselines.

•      Serve as an SME for Security and Compliance and escalate status, issues and opportunities to the IT Security Project Manager and Change Management Board as required.

•    Build and maintain cloud components specific to security, identity, and governance in multiple cloud providers.

•        Support, manage, monitor, and maintain internal IT infrastructure as it relates to security

Policy and Procedure Administration:

•       Responsible for administering IT Policy and Procedure based on security frameworks and guidance from CMMC, NIST and DFARS

•   Provide assistance to IT team members and Performance Centers to insure compliance with applicable IT Security policies, DoD/Service specific regulations and contractual security requirements.

•         Administer and implement security best practices and security guidelines for cloud technologies.

Knowledge and Awareness:

•    Knowledge of network technologies/protocols and computer security concepts in large-scale enterprise technology environment.

•         Identify new security platforms/tools to improve overall infrastructure security;


•      Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area. 

• Performs other duties as assigned including leading projects and participation in project committees

Skills & Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

•         Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in IT or a related technical discipline.

•         2+ Years of IT Audit experience preferred

•        2+ Years of IT Security management preferred

 Required Licenses / Certifications

•         Preferred Security +

•       Preferred CISSP, GSEC

Required Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

•         Knowledge and experience with the NIST 800-171 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

•         Preferred Cloud Security Experience (AWS , Microsoft Office 365 )

•         Familiarity with PCI, SOX, NIST 800-171/53, CMMC, and FedRAMP frameworks as well as other related compliance standards on IT projects.

•         Proven ability to support, manage, monitor, and maintain internal IT infrastructure and backups in a hybrid cloud environment

•         Familiarity with network security, continuous monitoring, system auditing, and security policy development.

•         Good social, verbal, and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively present analytical data to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.

•         Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills.

•         Proven ability to assess and recommend IT processes and policies

•         Experience supporting IT initiatives to assess and implement new technologies

      •        Thorough understanding of interconnected systems, their security architecture design and 

               operational support.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

200 E. Sandpointe, Suite 700
Santa Ana, California, 92707
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled