Perimeter Security Engineer

networking security antivirus firewall configuration VPN IDS/IPS cloud platforms Checkpoint CISCO Juniper routing switching VoIP optimization
Full Time
91790.40-118456.00
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

About the Department 

 

The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive!

 

As the Capital of Silicon Valley and 10th largest city in the nation, the City of San José manages a large array of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $3.7 billion with 6,000+ employees, and serves 1+ million residents and businesses across 180 sq. miles.  

 

We aspire to be as innovate as the community we serve.

 

The Information Technology Department (IT) aims to provide meaningful impact through smart uses of technology in services to our employees and community. IT enables vital services through business solutions, cybersecurity, productivity and collaboration tools, and the Customer Contact Center, powered by a robust infrastructure of an expansive municipal area network, compute and storage. IT provides citywide strategic planning, enterprise architecture, product-portfolio management, and IT fiscal services.

 

Come join us realize San José’s Smart City Vision!  

 

Positions & Duties

 

The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, apply here…

 

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for networking and security. We currently have vacancies in the Infrastructure Division supporting a multi-vendor enterprise network conducting network design, configuration and implementation as well as reporting on all aspects of network performance metrics and ensuring compliance with the information security policy based on the City's security governance model.

 

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

 

Competencies

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:

 

Job Expertise

  • Knowledge and expertise to include:
    • Firewall configuration and policy management, security service configuration such as IDS/IPS, antivirus and anti-bot, and other security appliance configurations such as VPN and load balancers
    • Software defined networks configuration and management.
    • Configures and manages Enterprise cloud platforms
    • Experience with CheckPoint, Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks firewalls and unified threat management architecture
  • Working knowledge of well-known networking protocols and services (TCP/IP, LDAP, Radius, IPX, NETBUI, IPSEC, HTTPS, SSL, SSH, SFTP, SMTP, PPTP, PPP, SMB, SNMP, RIP, Windows, UNIX, Linux)
  • Desirable knowledge of and experience with designing, implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting multi-vendor enterprise networks, including network optimization, dynamic internal and external routing such as BGP and OSPF, switching, Spanning Tree, and/or VoIP technology.

 

Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

 

Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

 

Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.

 

Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.

 

Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.

 

Salary Information:

  • Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I (EITE I) - $91,790.40 - 111,633.60
  • Enterprise Information Technology Engineer II (EITE II)- $97,240.00 - 118,456.00

 

The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the EITE I and EITE II classifications shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • EITE I: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Business and Public Administration, or a closely related field.
  • EITE II: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Business and Public Administration, or a closely related field.

 

Experience:

  • EITE I: three (3) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, application and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime.
  • EITE II: four (4) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, applications and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime.

 

Acceptable Substitutions: Two (2) years of related experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the education requirement

 

License or Certificates:

  • EITE I: Possession of an industry certification that demonstrates expertise in information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, Brocade Professional IP Administrator (BPIPA) certification, Certified Information systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Administrator (CISA), OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City.
  • EITE II: Possession and maintenance of a current (non-expired) industry certification that demonstrates expertise in the relevant information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, Brocade Professional IP Administrator (BPIPA) certification, Certified Information systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Administrator (CISA), OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City.  

 

Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.

 

Passing a San Jose Police Department background check is a condition of employment.

Posted By

Devika Tandan

200 East Santa Clara Street, T-11 San Jose, CA, 95113

Dice Id : 10520164
Position Id : 1801750
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