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Information Security Network Administrator

Franklin County, VA

Location: Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: July 3, 2024
Information Security Network Administrator
Franklin County, VA
Franklin County, VA in Rocky Mount, VA 24151
$51,937 - $67,518 a year - Full-time
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Pay • $51,937 - $67,518 a year
Job type • Full-time
Shift and schedule • Monday to Friday
 
Location Franklin County, VA in Rocky Mount, VA 24151
 
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• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
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GENERAL DEFINITION
The Information Security Network Administrator is responsible for overseeing three critical facets within the IT department: IT Security/Compliance Officer, Network/Systems Architect, and IT Project Management. This role involves supervisory responsibilities, technical management of network operations, ensuring data security and compliance with industry standards, and project management for technology initiatives.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP
This position works with the Assistant Director of Enterprise Technologies and Network Systems for technical issues. The Information Security Network Administrator will work closely with the IT Director, technology staff, Directors and decision makers in other County departments, external organizations who use the County’s network, to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost effective technology solutions for network and cybersecurity.
TYPICAL TASKS
• Lead back-end administration in making technology decisions and implementing new technologies.
• Collaborate with county departments to address their technology needs while prioritizing security and accessibility.
• Serve as network engineer to resolve complex technical issues.
• Plan, direct, and coordinate network installation, maintenance, and operations.
• Research and present technology solutions to county departments and the IT Director.
• Stay informed of industry security best practices and compliance standards (e.g., NIST, HIPAA, CJIS, PCI).
• Lead response efforts in the event of security breaches or incidents, including forensic analysis and coordination with relevant agencies.
• Recommend and implement cyber security best practices and safeguards.
• Communicate long-term and short-term costs, assess infrastructure needs, and contribute to strategic decisions.
• Provide technical expertise to ensure the correct application of operational procedures.
• Manage and maintain FortiGate and Cisco network equipment to ensure robust security and network performance.
• Engage with the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing & Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) to enhance security postures and share critical threat intelligence.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The position requires a comprehensive skill set essential for overseeing intricate technological infrastructures. The Information Security Network Administrator leadership capabilities extend to guiding teams in making pivotal technology decisions and implementing inventive solutions while ensuring the smooth maintenance of existing systems. Effective collaboration with diverse county departments is essential, where priority is placed on addressing their varied technology requirements with a focus on security and accessibility. The Information Security Network Administrator will excel in resolving complex technical challenges, utilizing they are expertise as a network engineer to surpass the capabilities of other IT staff. Strategic planning is integral to the role, as you contribute to directing and coordinating network installations, maintenance, and operations in alignment with organizational objectives. The Information Security Network Administrator proficiency in cost management enables you to communicate short and long-term expenses, evaluate infrastructure needs, and make prudent budgetary decisions. With a solid technical foundation, you adeptly configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and resolve network and security issues, ensuring optimal performance. Furthermore, the Information Security Network Administrator expertise in vendor management allows you to select hardware, software, and vendors that meet county needs while adhering to budgetary constraints. Through meticulous adherence to operational procedures and effective utilization of network management tools, you guarantee the seamless operation of technological environments.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major in computer science, information systems, public or business administration or related field. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information technology including supervisory experience of technical staff, are required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND RELATED OBLIGATIONS
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major in computer science, information systems, public or business administration or related field. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information technology including supervisory experience of technical staff, are required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to do computer work while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time. Should also be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Considerable physical work such as heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required objects up to 100 pounds. Physical work is (25%) of job. Must be able to occasionally work in vehicles such as patrol cars.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment is typical of office and educational environment with adequate desk, seating, and lighting for performing desk and personal computer work. Occasionally work may be done in close quarters.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $51,937.00 - $67,518.00 per year
Benefits:
• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
Schedule:
• Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person
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