Senior IT Administrator (Network Security)

Date: May 6, 2020

Division or Field Office:

Information Technology Division

Department of Position: Infrastructure Admn & Ops Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie PA

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

 

Position Summary

Erie Insurance is continuing to hire and is utilizing virtual interviews to ensure the well-being of our candidates and employees. Please note there may be delays in our hiring process.

Performs administration of networks, systems and databases which affect critical enterprise platforms that cross the organization and that impact a significant number of stakeholders. May develop complex, enterprise wide solutions and/or introduce new vendor relationships and/or new technology. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Database System Network Middleware
 

This position will have a focus on network security platform.   Experience in any of the following areas is strongly preferred:
 

  • Proficiency with Firewall platforms and policy administration
  • Proficiency with Web Content Filtering
  • Proficiency with Network Access Control solutions
  • Proficiency with Packet Capture Utilities
     

In addition, the following are preferred for this role:
 

  • Knowledge of Dynamic Routing
  • Knowledge of Cloud Security
  • Knowledge of Automation
     

The hiring leader will consider candidates at the professional IT Administrator level (D12).

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs administration of networks, systems and databases including investigation and diagnostics of problems that are deep in multiple technologies and/or platforms and seeks root cause analysis in related domains. Completes projects/outcomes of high complexity.
  • Installs new network server hardware and other devices. Performs complex upgrades, troubleshoots and fixes of network hardware and software issues.
  • Implements, maintains, modifies and supports assigned applications. Works in conjunction with appropriate IT staff to complete project plans, define project scope and participates in systems integration activities.
  • Ensures maintenance of system, tracks systems performance regularly and identifies performance issues and tuning opportunities; recommends improvements where applicable.
  • Effectively communicates with customers, team members or other stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Participates as a team member and contributes to team projects. Mentors less senior staff members and provides peer review and technical oversight.
  • Assists in setting technical direction and strategy; provides insight to help inform leaders.
  • Competencies
    Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
    Ability to Manage Complexity
    Coding And Converting
    Decision Making
    Developing And Maintaining Relationships
    Influencing Skills
    Information Management Skills
    Interpersonal Communication
    Job-Specific Knowledge
    Planning And Organizing
    Problem Analysis
    Proofing Text And Numbers
    Resourcefulness
    Service Orientation
    Time Management
    Using Tables And Graphs
    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus five years' related experience, or;

     

    Associate's degree in a technical field, plus seven years' related experience, or;

     

    High School Diploma plus nine years' related experience

    Physical Requirements
    Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
    Driving; Occasional (<20%)
    Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
    Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
    Climbing; Rarely


    Nearest Major Market: Erie

    Job Segment: Network Administrator, Network, Database, Cloud, Middleware, Technology