IT Security Administrator III

Full Time
Oklahoma City, OK
Areas of Interest: Incident Response, Systems Security Analysis
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Paycom is growing at a phenomenal rate and we are looking for friendly, smart, driven, focused, energetic, passionate and successful individuals to join our team. Paycom offers world-class training and advancement opportunities. When you work at Paycom, you’re working for the best.
Every day at Paycom is exciting as we grow closer to our goal of nationwide expansion and industry domination.

The IT Security Administrator functions include day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and the identification, investigation, and resolution of security incidents detected by those systems. Secondary tasks may include the development and/or implementation of security solutions, which fit into the security architecture. The IT Security Administrator is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals.


  • Perform the planning and designing of enterprise security architecture, where appropriate.
  • Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures), where appropriate.
  • Participate in the planning and design of an enterprise Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan, where appropriate.
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry.
  • Perform the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions.
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operation of all in-place devices, whether under Information Security control (i.e., security tools) or other asset owners (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.).
  • Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines.
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether under Information Security control (i.e., security tools) or other asset owners (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Perform investigations into problematic activity.
  • Provide on-call support for end users for all in-place security solutions.
  • Monitor security systems, and analyze potential threats and vulnerabilities on networks.
  • Perform analysis of network traffic and alerts to assess, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Collaborate with IT, security, human resources, and legal to ensure full legal compliance of company policies, procedures, forms, notices, and materials.
  • Document and report on specific duties, activities, problems solved, and issues resolved.
  • Perform additional duties and assignments as requested.
  • Work outside the standard office 8-hour workday may be required with on-call availability.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related Field
  • Industry Certification (GCIH, GCIA, GMON, GFNA, CISSP, GSE, etc.) preferred

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of network and/or security administration


  • Experience with IPS/IDS, packet/traffic analysis and related tools
  • Experience with information security principles and practices to include, but not limited to, the following areas: Vulnerability Scanning; Security Information and Event Management; Next Generation Firewalls; Network Intrusion; Host Based Security; SIEM; Data Loss Prevention; Malware Prevention
  • Expert knowledge and experience with TCP/IP, Microsoft operating systems, and networks
  • Extensive experience with firewall architecture, design, configuration, and maintenance
  • Ability to deliver reporting on and providing fixes to identified vulnerabilities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly responsive with an ability to handle escalations quickly and professionally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies
  • Work for extended time at keyboard/terminal
  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers
  • Availability to respond to emergency situations

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Paycom (NYSE:PAYC) helps employers streamline their payroll and HR processes with the latest cloud-based human capital management technology. We innovated payroll services over the Internet and for over a decade, our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution has helped to free companies from the constraints of traditional software. In addition to payroll processing we offer a complete suite of human capital management tools that includes time and attendance, HRIS, talent acquisition, HR management and talent management all in one online application.

Paycom is growing at a phenomenal pace by providing cutting-edge technology and personal payroll expertise at a lower cost. As one of the largest and fastest-growing human capital management providers, Paycom serves clients in all 50 states from 42 sales teams across the country.

Payroll Processing, HR, Human Resources, Tax Credits, HRIS, Benefits Administration, Software-as-a-Service, SaaS, Time and Attendance, Talent Acquisition, HR Management, Talent Management
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Company Industry: Computer Software
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000