Email Security Administrator

Columbia Advisory Group


Email Security Administrator needed for a 12-18 month project in Austin, TX.  Hybrid role (partial onsite/remote).  Must be able to pass a background check and drug test and not require sponsorship.  No 3rd parties, please.


  • Protect the organization from security vulnerability (phishing), and maintain, configure, develop, and implement security tools, software, and processes.
  • Test, review, and implement related security architecture and remediate incidents within hours of occurrence
  • Plan, develop, and document processes while interacting with teams across the organization
  • Gateway-based and cloud-oriented email security administration, inspection, configuration, maintenance, and remediation
  • Create, block, or enable access via SPF, DKIM, ARC, and other e-mail settings.
  • Phishing and spam incident remediation through the platform
  • Access disabling for compromised accounts
  • General Windows email administration, not including e-mail groups
  • General Gmail email administration
  • Test new anti-phishing software and e-mail providers (full Gmail vs. full Windows)
  • Google Workspace / Google Admin issue resolution as necessary
  • Response to “open records requests” regarding e-mails via archiving system


  • 1-3 years of work experience and sufficiently skilled and demonstrated/demonstrable expertise in email information security
  • Preferred certifications are OSCP, AWS Architect, AWS Security, CCNA/CCNP/CCIE
  • Understanding of Windows (Office 365), gateway-based e-mail security (Barracuda, etc.), API-based e-mail security (Gmail) and related security
  • Understanding of Active Directory, AWS, Azure and related security
  • Capability for anti-phishing software administration, installation, and configuration
  • Capability for information security incident response and containment
  • Understanding of information security laws, standards, requirements, and frameworks such as NIST guidance, CIS controls and benchmarks, PCI-DSS, FERPA, HIPAA, SOC-1, etc.
  • Critical thinking, independent work ethic, and little supervision necessary for tasks
  • Able to commit to 12-18 month project
  • Open to travel within the city

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