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 Aflac - Senior Systems Security Administrator

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Senior Systems Security Administrator (Job Number: 00047684)


Spread Your Wings
We are the duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community, and most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all ... The Aflac Way
Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best known brands. Aflac has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the fifteenth consecutive year in January 2013 and as one of the World's Most Admired Companies for the twelfth year in March 2013.
Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself—are you the duck? If so, there’s a home—and a flourishing career—for you at Aflac.
The Company
The Location
Columbus, GA
The Division
Information Technology
The Opportunity
Senior Systems Security Administrator
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Takes a lead role coordinating troubleshooting initiatives, installations, implementations, administration, and maintenance of the security of the computer systems in a multi-platform environment, such as mainframe and distribution including the design and operation of the company’s identity store
Works with regulatory analysts, privacy, internal audit, and external auditors to determine applicability of risks, remediation, and correction; responds to audit questions and addresses regulatory issues
Works as part of the development team to maintain the security and regulatory compliance of systems architected, built, installed, and used by the company
Researches, analyzes, and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any infrastructure security deficiencies or to enhance security performance
Manages and maintains security systems including privileged identity systems, password synchronization tools, access governance software, active directory, LDAP, and single sign-on.
Creates, audits, and reports the enforcement of policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration, and user-system access as defined by company standards
Contributes to the design and implementation of the disaster recovery plans for security of the company’s computer systems, databases, networks, servers, and software applications
Contributes to the creation of user access guidelines and processes
Designs, implements, and reports on security system activity, and performs end-user activity audits
Recommends and classifies the severity of security fixes and patches, discovered vulnerabilities, disaster recovery procedures, and any other measures required in the event of a security breach
Conducts research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts; tests new security software and/or technologies
Ensures that planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met
Monitors services provided by vendors to ensure that service levels meet requirements
Analyzes infrastructure activity and problems to discover and prevent systematic errors; recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance
Investigates the adherence of associates, employees, vendors, and contractors to the appropriate section of the Aflac Information Security Policy and recommends appropriate sanctions for violation; performs and documents forensic investigations as part of personnel actions
Plans and monitors the installation of distributed infrastructure systems
Performs other related duties as required


Education & Experience
·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems and at least five years of  IT security systems administration experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

·         CISSP or other IT security-related certifications within a given field are preferred (i.e., Microsoft Windows, Cisco, TCP/IP, etc.)
Core Organizational Competencies
Action Oriented, Adaptability, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Listening
The Benefits
Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.