• Network Security Administrator

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    CIBC provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions in the United States through 46 offices in 18 states, as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. Learn more at cibc.com/US.


    CIBC is a Toronto-based, global financial institution with a 150 year history, serving 11 million personal and business clients. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 


    CIBC delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.


    Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives.  We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.


    CIBC Bank USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran



    In this role, you will join an infrastructure team that is responsible for the Corporate LAN / WAN, Network Security, Telecom Systems, Audio-Visual Systems, ATM’s, and Managed Print. The primary focus of this role will be Network Security and SIEM focused. (Security Information & Event Management) 


    You will have the opportunity to promote change with process and security practices.  Challenging the managed service providers to reduce or eliminate risk and maintaining a strong security posture is expected.  Assisting the network team on projects and day-to-day change and incident requests will be required. This role will require a large amount of documenting, report generation, and audit response creation. Knowledge of Palo Alto Firewalls and / or ForeScout CounterACT is a plus!

    • Cyber Security focused with a solid understanding of information security principals
    • Broad knowledge of networking and corporate network security solutions and management
    • Responsible for systems upgrades, enhancements and patches across multiple security domains 
    • Works with the business and vendors to understand the requirements and product changes
    • Lead and/or participate in testing and implementing changes into the environment
    • Level 2/3 support via ticket escalations
    • End to end management of assigned projects
    • Documentation of policies, procedures, and technical knowledge base articles



    • At least 5 years of experience in a network security administration role
    • Experience with system patching tools
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and trouble-shooting skills
    • Familiar with change management and ticketing systems
    • Experience working with ticketing systems
    • Understanding of VoIP, IP networking, and associated protocols
    • Understanding of Wi-Fi supplicant, guest portals, and access controls


    The person in this role may have or plan on obtaining some of the following certifications:  WCNA, Security+, CEH, ACE, PCNSE, FSCA or better, CCNA or better


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