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Network Security Administrator

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by U.S. DISTRICT COURT, DISTRICT OF ARIZONA

Phoenix, AZ 85013
Information Technology
1 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
U.S. District Court - District of Arizona
Career Opportunity # 19-29 Network Security Administrator Position Type: Full Time Regular
Salary Range:
Job Grade: $60,593 - $117,118
(CL 28 - CL 29) (Depending on qualifications and experience)
Open Date: 04/01/2019 Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Phoenix, AZ
POSITION OVERVIEW
The United States District Court is seeking a Network Security Administrator in Phoenix, Arizona. This position is part of a consolidated Systems Technology Division and reports to a Systems Technology Division Manager. The incumbent performs work related to the implementation and administration of information technology security policies and practices, and provides backup network administration support for the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, which includes judicial staff, Clerk's Office, U.S. Probation, and U.S. Pretrial Services. The IT Security Administrator performs professional work related to the management of information technology security policy, planning, development, implementation, training, and support, and provides actionable advice to improve IT security and serves as a team lead to fulfill security objectives within the court. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing local IT security policies, processes, and technologies that are consistent with the federal judiciary national Information Security program as well as for collaborating with other judiciary stakeholders, such as the Administrative Office, other court IT personnel, and commercial IT resource providers. As needed, the incumbent will also provide technical support for local and wide area network hardware, operating systems, and software in the Phoenix divisional office and other court locations. The Systems Technology Division is responsible for the computer systems, telecommunications infrastructure, and other technologies for the District of Arizona, encompassing seven offices and approximately 600 end users. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
• Review, evaluate, and make recommendations in regard to the court's IT security program, including those which are pertinent to network infrastructure, locally developed and nationally supported software applications, COTS software, data, voice, and video telecommunications, mobile/remote access, and other technologies utilized by the court. • Provide technical advisory services to securely design, implement, maintain, or modify information technology systems and networks that are critical to the operation and success of the court. Perform research to identify potential vulnerabilities in, and threats to, existing and proposed technologies, and develop and implement effective mechanisms and procedures for mitigating risks and threats. Notify the appropriate managers/personnel of IT asset security vulnerabilities. • Provide advice on matters of IT security, including security strategy and implementation, to judges, court unit executives, other senior court staff, and Systems Technology Division management. Develop and deliver end user and IT staff training and develop/distribute related documentation on IT security and appropriate IT usage guidelines and practices. • Develop and administer local court security policies and guidance, and assist with the remediation of identified risks and the implementation of security measures. Create and employ methodologies, templates, guidelines, checklists, procedures, and other documents in support of the court's IT security framework. • Act as team lead in the administration of IT security‐related automated tools including but not limited to antivirus products, operating system/software patch management mechanisms, web security/filtering platforms, system logging facilities, and locally installed firewall appliances. • Assist with the development and implementation of secure end user workstation LAN policy settings and access methods, remote access methods and procedures, programming methods and procedures, and security for mobile computing devices. • Provide security analysis of IT activities to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place and are enforced. Conduct security risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify weaknesses, risks, and protection requirements. • Recommend and implement changes to ensure the reliability of information systems and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data. • Communicate and collaborate with other judiciary stakeholders including the Administrative Office, the Ninth h Circuit IT Security Officer, other court IT personnel, and commercial IT resource providers in regard to IT security guidelines, procedures, practices, administration, and incident response. • Perform routine and specialized technical support for installation and administration of local and wide area network hardware, operating systems, and software. Such duties may include the implementation and support of local area networks, wide area network connectivity, network servers, virtualized servers and desktops, storage area network (SAN) hardware and software, IP networking equipment (routers, core and access data switches, wireless access controllers and access points, transceivers, etc.), transmission media (fiber optic and copper cabling, leased lines, 802.11 wireless, etc.), network protocols, and network operating systems. Perform Microsoft Active Directory (AD) design, implementation, and administration duties including advanced AD infrastructure and policies design and troubleshooting. Assist with the design and installation of network infrastructure for new or renovated court space. • Performs routine and specialized technical support in regard to the configuration, maintenance, and support of court e-mail and collaboration systems and applications. • Assist with special projects as directed by management and perform other IT support duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
To qualify at the CL 28 level, the applicant must have two years specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at the next lower level (CL 27). To qualify for this position at the CL 29 level, the applicant must have three years specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at the next lower level (CL 28). Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience that is in, or closely related to, the work of the position that has provided the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This includes technical aspects of data processing, office automation, and data communications and their applications, terminology and methodology, including the accomplishment of computer project assignments that involved systems analysis, design, programming, implementation, integration, and management. This position requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and the physical mobility to access equipment wherever it may be positioned (e.g., under desks, on racks, etc.). Strong troubleshooting abilities and customer service skills are mandatory. The employee must be able to occasionally work after hours and weekends. Some travel, including overnight trips, will be required. Education at the master's degree level or two years of graduate study may be substituted for required specialized experience if obtained in a field directly related to the subject- matter of this position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to those candidates who possess significant professional IT security experience, a strong understanding of IT security best practices, and demonstrated ability to analyze, design, and implement security policies and procedures. Knowledge and expertise in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of network management and security, enterprise level IP firewalls, IT networks, network traffic, computer hardware and software, and data communications are also highly preferred, as is a strong knowledge of applicable programming and script languages, such as Visual Basic, PowerShell, PHP, and SQL. Candidates must also possess demonstrated ability to analyze IT security problems and assess the practical implications of alternative solutions, as well as possess the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and analyze security risks and to implement resolutions. Knowledge of anti‐malware and endpoint security controls is also highly preferred, as is knowledge of IPSec and the ability to use it to protect data, voice, and video traffic. The applicant should also have practical experience designing security architecture roadmaps and documenting architecture decisions. Preference will also be given to those applicants who possess significant operational and technical experience relative to the installation, configuration, and support of Windows Server operating systems, Microsoft Active Directory, and Windows 7/10 desktop operating systems; enterprise IT asset management and patch deployment utilities such as KACE K1000/SMA and K2000/SDA; the Websense/Forcepoint Triton web security platform; enterprise log management/analysis platforms including Splunk; VMWare server virtualization (including vSphere); packet sniffing software such as Wireshark; and desktop virtualization products such as VMWare Horizon View. Preference will also be given to those candidates who have extensive knowledge and experience implementing, managing, and supporting networking hardware, topologies, and protocols including Cisco core and access switches, enterprise‐level 802.11 wireless networks, TCP/IP, DNS, VLANs, voice and video over IP, virtual private networks, and copper and fiber optic cabling. Experience implementing and supporting physical server hardware, storage area networks..... click apply for full job details

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