System Administrator / Security Analyst

Salary: $64,717 – $92,147 annually
Shift: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or as required
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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Education and Experience:  Four-year college degree in Information Technology/Systems, IT Security, Computer Science, or telecommunications-related field desired.  Minimum of two years accredited college hours and technology experience with industry recognized training in diagnosing, testing, repairing, implementing, and maintaining on enterprise class Windows Server infrastructure.  Three to five years’ experience in server analysis, design, configuration, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting in a Windows active directory environment. 

Licenses and Certifications:  One or more of the following certifications are highly desired MCSE, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CCNA Security, CCNA, CCNP, GSEC, GCIA, and GCED. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. 

Knowledge:  Work requires a level of knowledge equivalent to that normally acquired through four year college education and continuing education in server, LAN/WAN, support, and Information Security or experience in the field, in order to gain sufficient knowledge and familiarity. In-depth knowledge of information security frameworks such as ISO 27000, NIST or COBIT. Knowledge of maintaining Windows 10 based desktop and Server 2016 operating systems in a domain environment.   Experience with maintaining servers in a VMware environment a plus. Standard operating procedures and practices involved in the management and operation of electronic computer equipment. 

Skills:  Experience performing security threat and impact assessments and designing and implementing security controls. Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Tenable Nessus and SIEM systems such as IBM Qradar. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees while performing routine duties that involve providing technical assistance to computer systems users as needed.  Strong experience managing and operating Windows servers in an active directory environment and Network Engineering experience in a Cisco network infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities: Monitors and reviews server, routers, and switch logs and recommends any needed security changes or inquiries. Installs, configures, operates and maintains and syslog and Security Information and Event appliance (SIEM) infrastructure. Utilizes the SIEM infrastructure to analyze and respond to threats and attacks and provide vulnerability assessment and recommend actions to resolve these vulnerabilities.  Performs under supervision of IT management penetration testing for network infrastructure. Installs, operates, and configures Cisco and Palo Alto firewalls, two factor authentication infrastructure, routers and switches. Trains network users in proper security practices and monitors and tracks this security training. Trains users in network logon procedures and practices; assists network users in resolving network logon or access problems.  Maintains security of network resources and network user data; ensures integrity of data stored on the network file servers; assists in maintaining email server and security in an Exchange 2010 environment.  Ensures availability of all network resources.  Ensures the Information Technology department complies with CJIS, HIPAA, and PCI security standards for all business units. Evaluates new tools and uses existing tools to help discover and mitigate security vulnerabilities. Recommends contracts for services and equipment purchases and leases, researches changes in legislation and industry standards and instigates proper responses.  Assists in the installs of server software upgrades and patches; troubleshoots and resolves software and hardware related network problems when required.  Configures and maintains active directory objects to include using group policy to install software and configure desktops.   Manages, monitors, and maintains the City’s active directory server infrastructure in coordination with other staff and/or consultants.  Recommends budgetary items to Director of Information Technology for enhancements to the architecture and design of the systems to improve performance, reliability, and scalability.  Performs other related work as required.

Working Conditions:  Works in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Mental and Physical Abilities:  Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) (Computer and network equipment occasionally). Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.

Additional Information:  Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.

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