Network Information Security Analyst

at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Work Week
40 Hours | Flexible hours to meet department needs including some evenings (typically one evening per week) and weekends.
 Position Summary
The Network Information Security Analyst role will provide advanced levels of technical networking expertise in support of the College's network infrastructure and data center resources, as well as performing advanced analytics, device manipulation and control in support of network security operations. 
 Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

Recommend and implement changes to ensure the stable performance, integrity, and security of the College network infrastructure
Recommend and implement network infrastructure modifications required to meet the changing needs of the College
Collaborate in the design and support of the virtualized server data center environment and associated storage area network (SAN) environment
Collaborate, design, and optimize advanced network technical architectures including but not limited to software, switches, VLAN, LAN, WAN, firewalls, and routers
Provide advanced technology support and troubleshooting of all MCC network technologies
Provide guidance on technologies that facilitate system integration and data exchange
Setup and manage DNS, NIS, NFS, DHCP, and other network infrastructure services
Install firewalls and provide daily maintenance of NAT, VPN, PAT, and Protocol filtering
Provide timely communication updates of network activity with IT staff and the college community
Provide assistance and application training to IT staff concerning the network infrastructure and other related technology applications
Develop timely network infrastructure documentation
Manage network-oriented projects through coordination with the Technology Support Services and Software Solutions departments
As required, manage and administer key networking platforms such as messaging and collaboration systems (i.e. Exchange, SharePoint), virtualization systems (i.e. VMware, Citrix) and other systems as directed by Director of Infrastructure Operations
As required, manage, monitor and administer the data center environment including server operating systems, environmental monitoring equipment, physical cabling plant and data storage systems
Monitor SIEM (Security and Incident Event Management) and enterprise security appliances related to host and network, intrusion detection and prevention systems
Assure workstation and server security. Perform vulnerability assessment, patch validation, and participates in security risk assessment
Assist with the containment, eradication and prevention of incidents affecting the network environment
Assist with Information Security Manager on information security risk management to the College and make security recommendations to ensure that operations comply with contractual agreements and the law.
Maintain an active ongoing testing program to evaluate security of College systems, networks, data, and departmental operating processes. Assist in identifying potential threats and respond to security violations by serving as the College-wide incident handler
Participate in the planning and design of College-wide business continuity and disaster recovery strategies where appropriate
Remain informed of trends and issues in the information security industry, including current and developing technologies, emerging attack techniques, evolving best practice, and new regulations
Assist in setting security standards and security architecture designs along with policies
Coordinate security incident response, root cause analysis, and logging security incidents
Perform forensic related activities such as image acquisitions and network forensics
Ensure the confidentiality of all college and student information
Responsible for overseeing the maintenance and monitoring of security applications such as:
a. Antivirus applications b. Email Security: spam/phishing and antivirus c. Web Application Security d. IDS/IPS, e. Firewalls f. SSL Visibility
Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities
Additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Computer Information Systems or related fields; or equivalent combination of college-level coursework, technical certification(s) and/or specialized training required; or equivalent job related experience
Five years of network infrastructure technology experience required, emphasizing the... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 10976972

Posted On: Jun 01, 2023

Updated On: Jul 01, 2023

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