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Security Systems Administrator

Mission Aviation Fellowship Nampa Full-Time
$51,250.00 - $76,874.00 / year
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Protects computer systems and networks from the theft and/or damage to hardware, software, or information, as an essential part of the work of MAF so that the Gospel is proclaimed and God's Kingdom is extended.       


Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), a 75-year-old Christian nonprofit organization, is seeking people who share our passion for seeing the Great Commission carried out near and far. MAF operates globally, but its headquarters are located in Nampa, Idaho. As a part of this organization, this position is a vital part in bringing the Gospel, healthcare, education, disaster relief, food and clean water to isolated people in developing countries.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions Details

60%Systems Security

•Monitors networks for security breaches, investigating violations as occurs

•Develops and supports organizational security standards, best practices, preventative measures, and disaster recovery plans

•Conducts penetration tests (simulating cyberattacks to find vulnerabilities before others can find them)

•Reports on security breaches to users, as necessary, and to upper management

•Implements and updates software to protect information

•Stays up-to-date on IT security trends and information

•Recommends security enhancements to management

•Monitors logs, firewalls, antivirus, and SSL certificates

•Creates network policies and authorization roles for file access

20% Security Training

•Develops curriculum in computer systems security in order to educate MAF staff in risks and best practices

•Actively works to increase knowledge of other department staff in systems and services security

20%Backup to System Administration

•Maintains and supports headquarters' network hardware and software such as servers, backup systems, email systems, intranet, network routers, power systems, DNS, and filtering

•Maintains and supports global/standard field systems and services

•Participates in the on-call rotation, providing off hours and weekend support to ensure system availability

•Stays up-to-date on IT trends and information

•Assists Helpdesk staff to resolve user-related issues

•Assists with training and support of field IT staff

Required Responsibilities

This position requires an active commitment to the mission, values, and doctrinal stance of MAF. In the course of performing job duties, the employee will act in a manner that is Christ-honoring as well as Christ-like, demonstrating a personal Christian faith and witness in all interpersonal interactions.

Behavioral Competencies

Demonstrates behavioral competencies (patterns of action or conduct) as described below:

Oral/Written Communication - organizes ideas clearly in oral speech and in writing

Thoroughness – detail-oriented

Analytical Thinking - approaches a complex task or problem by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail

Analytical Thinking - weighs the costs, benefits, risks, and chances for success, in making a decision

Decisiveness - is willing to make decisions in difficult or ambiguous situations, when time is critical

Customer Orientation - is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

Fostering Teamwork - works cooperatively with others

Forward Thinking - notices trends in the industry or marketplace and develops plans to prepare for opportunities or problems

Building Collaborative Relationships - recognizes the business concerns and perspectives of others

Initiative - identifying what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or the situation requires it


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education Level Education Details Req Pref  

Bachelor's degree Systems Administration X Or

Equivalent combination of education and experience


Experience Experience Details Req Pref  

5 YearsInformation security experienceX

3 YearsExperience with Windows and/or Linux administrationX

Skills and Abilities

Proficiency Skill/Ability Description  

Advanced knowledge/understanding of Server and network-based services, network architectures and concepts And

Advanced knowledge/understanding of Security related experience including: forensic, cyber threat, malware, security tools, security analytics, and security administration And

Advanced knowledge/understanding of Experience managing security infrastructure, and firewalls And

Intermediate knowledge/understanding of Windows server environments And

Intermediate knowledge/understanding of TCP/IP-based systems And

Intermediate knowledge/understanding of Back ground in IT infrastructure, applications, databases, operating systems, IP networks, vulnerability management tools And

Intermediate knowledge/understanding ofExperience managing cloud applications

Licenses and Certifications

Enter Licenses/Certifications Lic/Certification Details Time Frame Req Pref  

CompTIA A+ Upon Hire X And

CompTIA Network+ Upon Hire X And

CompTIA Security+ Upon Hire X And

CISSPWithin first yearX

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Recommended skills

Information Security
Operating Systems
Disaster Recovery
Security Administration
Microsoft Windows


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