R equired Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree ). In lieu of degree, four (4) years of full time directly related experience, or a combination of education and experience totaling four (4) years may be considered. Five  or more years of full-time experience working in IT. Experience with managing DHCP, DNS and AAA (ie. RADIUS) Services. Experience in designing secure networks with the use of firewalls and other security devices to secure data and end users. Experience with network tools (ie: RF/Wireless signal testers and network analyzers). Experience with performing updates to network infrastructure. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced Degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree) . Experience with virtual networks (ie. Azure or AWS). Experience with networks within Hyper-converged infrastructure. Experience with networks within Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Experience with following/updating documentation and network diagrams. Network related certification such as Aruba Certified Mobility Associate, CCNA/CCNP, Network+. Experience with supervising or managing a project or services (projects, interns, students or mentoring co-workers or peers).
Brief Description of Duties: The incumbent's primary function is to work as a senior member of the networking team to design, configure, troubleshoot and maintain the network infrastructure that are deemed critical thus ensuring the availability of the network. This position will contribute to the efforts of safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the enterprise infrastructure and information assets across the University. The incumbent will be required to participate and lead network security related work-groups to not only develop strategies but raise awareness to the community as well. The incumbent will also meet with manufacturers of the network equipment to discuss the unique requirements of the University and present engineering requests to meet the needs of the University. After hours and weekend work are required when appropriate. The successful incumbent must have outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
N etwork Security/Infrastructure Design & Implementation: Evaluate and improve existing network infrastructure to meet the changing network security demands/challenges of the University. Developing both tactical (near-term/budget friendly) and strategic (long-term) plans are required. In performance of all job duties, at all times be responsible for delivering optimal customer service, for protecting institutional data and privacy, and the excellent delivery of solutions and services by following divisional and University policies, procedures, and processes.
Network Security/Infrastructure Change Management: Proactively manage the network infrastructure by performing maintenance updates and perform routine analysis of the health of the network infrastructure with minimal direction. Updates and changes are required to follow the change management process which includes test plans, documentation and management approval process.
Vulnerability and Threat Management: Performs analysis of network infrastructure to identify areas of weakness or areas of the network that have been exploited. Develop and execute remediation plans to address the vulnerability or threat.
Network Security Working Group: Participate in the Information Security Program as a Subject Matter Expert for network security to provide guidance for those members of the working group and other IT Partners on campus.
Project Management: Working with the owners of the applications/network and identifying the scope of work for approval. Project management involves designing, implementing and supporting a network infrastructure where the University's assets are operating 24 x 7 on the network without compromising the security and integrity of the network infrastructure.
Documentation & Communication: Document network diagrams and workflows for the network team. Collaborates with other IT to review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques. Communicates with stakeholders as appropriate.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. ***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer. Position will be open until filled.
Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, the candidate hired will need to be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or other "protected individual" (as defined by 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324b(a)(3).
This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2103740
Official Job Title: Assistant Director Computing Services
Job Field: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: DoIT - Data Network Services
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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