Network & Security Manager

Location: Greensburg

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Network & Security Manager ensures the stable operation of the in-house and remotely hosted computer network and data centers. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. This position also supports the development and implementation of the security program to manage information security risk. This position deals with a variety of complex issues that require in-depth theoretical and functional knowledge and requires close collaboration with IT and staff. This position will serve as a member of the IT management team and participate in planning for and the implementation of initiatives to improve the technology infrastructure.

Requirements: • Degree in a technical discipline and/or 7 years equivalent experience • Technical knowledge of network hardware and cloud based technologies • Network troubleshooting experience • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws • Understanding of vulnerability management practices and mitigation strategies. • Experience rolling out new systems into production as well as upgrading production systems while maintaining availability in an enterprise environment • Expertise in managing projects • Manage vendor relationships • Prepare and execute a budget • Participate in on-call schedule, including some evenings and weekends • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Day to Day Tasks: • Direct and manage all network hardware and equipment including: o Routers o Switches o Enterprise Wireless Access o SANs o VoIP systems o Uninterruptible Power Supplies • Administer enterprise monitoring software ensuring that all network systems are performing as expected • Direct and manage security solutions including: o Firewall o Antivirus o Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems • Make recommendations regarding the adequacy security controls. • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for: o Network Resource Administration o Appropriate Use o Disaster Recovery • Network design and capacity planning. • Perform network improvements and upgrades with minimal downtime. • Growing knowledge of current and developing network technologies. • Prepare short and long term budgets for the expected equipment lifetime. • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team, including work studies and interns. • Provide training to users as needed.

Specific Technologies: • Extreme Networks switching and routing • Fortinet Firewall • Network Security • Knowledgeable in Telecommunications/ISP/VoIP • VPN technologies • BGP • SDWAN.  Applicant must also have the ability to effectively convey information in-person, in writing, and through training sessions; have technical writing skills to document instructions for users; desire to work with students, faculty and staff and to facilitate the resolution of their problems; ability to prioritize multiple tasks; ability to work well individually and/or as a member of a team; ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations; have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; and must be able to lift up to 55 pounds occasionally.