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Position Title:Network and Security Engineer
Posting Number:1105
Department:Information Technology
Type of Position:Full Time
Duration of Position:12 Month
Work Schedule:M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM
Number of Hours Per Week:37.5
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

This position is responsible for engineering, designing, expanding, integrating, securing, deploying, managing, monitoring and maintaining the college’s network infrastructure while enforcing network security policies. It ensures the seamless and continuous operation of the underlying network and security infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability for students, faculty, staff, vendors, and affiliates.  Additionally, this position will monitor, track and shape all traffic inbound and outbound on the college’s network, support network services such as DHCP, conduct vulnerability scans, and test security features of various systems.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuring, monitoring, and maintaining all network and security related equipment, appliances, and servers. This includes firewall administration, access control list creation and maintenance, advanced knowledge of threats and exploitation techniques, as well as working with intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Perform high level routing (OSPF, VLSM, IPv6, Traffic Engineering) and BGP peering with redundancies in place in order to maximize uptime and bandwidth.
  • Works on SAN optimization for storage and high availability of shares throughout the network. 
  • Design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications.
  • Investigate network and security exposures and implement fixes to maintain a secure and reliable network.
  • Responsible for network authentication, authorization, and accounting.
  • Troubleshoot and manage the campus’ VPN environment, access control lists and intrusion detection policies.
  • Maintain compliance with state and federal rules and regulations to which Marist must adhere by staying abreast of digital security and privacy laws
  • Design, implement, and enforce network security policies and best-practice security strategies.
  • Quickly and efficiently respond to and enforce legal notifications such as copyright infringement or other security related incidences.
  • Assist campus security with remote surveillance and digital forensic.
  • Responsible for engineering network expansions and additions including new building design and renovations. This includes carefully planning and executing new equipment specifications and integration, as well as use of best practice for new compliance models and techniques. 
  • Monitor the Network for malicious traffic or anomalies and take action as needed.
  • Respond to outages and potential threats as well as their remediation
  • Maintains the security standards and system configurations in order to facilitate this.
  • Responsible for creating standards based templates that follow best-practices for secure, scalable, and available network infrastructure. 
  • Participate in “on-call” duties within rotating schedule, and also act as a key contributor to our disaster recovery team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  • 5-8 years hands on experience in all of the following technological areas preferred:
    • Enterprise Routing (OSPF, BGP, VLSM, IPv6, Traffic Engineering)
    • Enterprise Switching (Spanning Tree Protocol, VLAN, QoS)
    • Enterprise Security (Firewall, VPN, NAC, IPS, Syslog, IPSEC, SSL, 802.1x)
    • Enterprise Wireless (Mesh, 802.11a/b/g/n, 802.1x, 2.4 & 5 GHz propagation)
    • Linux/Unix server administration (DHCP, DDNS, WINS, RADIUS)
    • Enterprise network architecture and design
    • Datacenter design (Power, UPS, physical security, cooling, high availability, infrastructure)
    • Network management (SNMP, statistical analysis, centralized monitoring, Packet analysis tools)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or industry equivalent
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:06/06/2017

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