Posted on 06/27/2024

IT – Security Administrator

Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination, and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 18,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as a Security Administrator can change yours.

As a Security Administrator, your key responsibilities will be to provide expert analysis and resolution of security incidents and vulnerability issues, helps plan and design key security domains under direction of IT leadership, and provides expert security consultancy during internal and business IT projects. Critical for success are professional management, communication, and leadership skills.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan.  

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • You look forward to high-level responsibility opportunities 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field, 8+ years of relevant experience, with 5+ years in information security, or equivalent combination.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or relevant GIAC certifications.
  • Thorough understanding of security best practices, frameworks, control types, and relevant technologies.
  • Experienced in security incident detection and response of routine to complex high severity incidents, vulnerability management, and preventative controls.
  • Experienced in parsing security and server log files to establish and/or tune rules for identification of security incidents.
  • Experienced with one or more scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, Perl, or Ruby in support of task and security automation.
  • Experienced in the implementation and support of zero trust networking methodologies.
  • 3+ years of experience in cross-functional project delivery. (Desired)
  • Experience with Microsoft security stacks such as Defender and Sentinel. (Desired)
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects clearly and concisely to non-technical staff. (Desired)
  • Experience with network security functionality across multiple platforms such as Palo Alto Networks and Meraki firewalls. (Desired)
  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be driving and an acceptable driving record


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Michels Corporation
Information Technology
Midwest Region | Milwaukee, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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