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Network Administration and Security Engineer

Position Description

Lion’s Gate Security Solutions and Training is a leader in the cybersecurity industry. We are a

national firm that works with federal, state, and local governments as well as corporations to

ensure that their information and assets remain protected in a world of ongoing cyber threats.

Lion’s Gate’s professional team of IT Engineers consists of network, cloud and data center

engineers, network penetration specialist, project managers, as well as IT consultants. Each

person is selected for Lion’s Gate based on their field expertise, work ethic, and professionalism.


1.0 Position Overview

We are looking for a capable system security engineer, who enjoys security work and possesses

both deep and wide expertise in the security space. You will make things more secure by

protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against

attacks and securing highly sensitive data. Qualified candidates will have a background in

security or systems engineering.


2.0 Essential Functions


  1. Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information

  2. Identify and define system security requirements

  3. Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs

  4. Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols

  5. Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices

  6. Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks

  7. Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents

  8. Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

  9. Performs Add/Change/Remove user requests while following IT policy for all changes.

  10. Maintain and updates an accurate IT asset inventory including proper addition and changes of assets, decommissioning of assets, and organizing disposal of equipment.

  11. Diagnoses and resolves end-user network or local printer problems, PC hardware problems, email problems, and site connectivity problems.


3.0 Competencies

  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or network administrator.

  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems

  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security

  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc

  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools

  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols

  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented

  • Architectures) and of network/web related protocols

  • Demonstrated good judgment and proactive approach in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to create technical documentation and system diagrams.

  • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills.

  • Ability to prioritize workload and tasks to effectively meet deadlines, and ability to lead, and own projects.

4.0 Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Cyber-Security, Networking,

  • Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field required, equivalent

  • work experience in systems administration, design, and security may be substituted for

  • education.

  • Minimum three years of experience in LAN and WAN technologies, network design,

  • network management etc.

  • Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience performing Windows/Cisco

  • system administration duties in a critical production environment.


5.0 Certifications

CompTIA Security+, CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate (Routing and Switching), CEH:

Certified Ethical Hacker, GSEC / GCIH / GCIA: GIAC Security Certifications, CISSP: Certified

Information Systems Security Professional or Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)


6.0 Salary

To be determined based on the nature of the position being filled, education/certification, and

work experience.


7.0 Equal Opportunity Employer

Lion’s Gate Security Solutions and Training is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative

Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lion’s Gate

Security Solutions will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner

consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of

information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an

accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee

Services Department at or 440-539-8382.

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