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State of Massachusetts Full-Time Infrastructure and Security Manager in Haverhill, Massachusetts

PLEASE NOTE, WE DO NOT REVIEW APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH MASSCAREERS. PLEASE APPLY VIA THE LINK BELOW: THE COLLEGE:NECC serves about 5,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake, and features a Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban campus in Lawrence occupies a number of buildings in the heart of downtown. Most recently, we have constructed a new 44,000 square foot health technologies facility, the Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast. The college has been building an organizational culture that values initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. NECC is also committed to using evidence to guide planning and decision-making. These values are reflected in the use of Appreciative Inquiry for strategic planning and accreditation; in our investment in strengths-based, institution-wide professional development; and in our ten-year involvement as a Leader College in Achieving the Dream, a national network of community colleges dedicated to using data to close student achievement gaps. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. With over 40% Hispanic students, NECC was the first federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in New England. We seek leaders who are committed to the community college mission, actively engaged in promoting diversity, and prepared to use their unique strengths and innovation with the goal of student success. POSITION:Full-Time Infrastructure and Security Manager;Staff Associate; IT - Network Operations Center; Haverhill Campus; 37.5 hours/week, Non-Unit Professional Position SUMMARY:The Infrastructure and Security Manager, responsible for the planning, implementation, operation, security and support of IT infrastructure and services, including the data center, wired and wireless networks, firewall, servers, storage, telecommunication, and related security. Reporting to the Network Operations Center (NOC) Manager, the Infrastructure and Security Manager will work with the NOC team in building and managing a highly available, reliable, and secure computing environment. The ideal candidate will be a technical, hands-on leader with a record of managing and improving existing infrastructure and security, and possess strong leadership, technical, organizational development, and project management skills. SALARY:Anticipated starting salary range is $70,000 - $85,000 annually with complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits. ANTICIPATED START DATE:ASAP RESPONSIBILITES: * Lead the Infrastructure team with overall responsibility for the planning, deployment, maintenance, security, and support of infrastructure equipment, systems, and services. * Ensures the consistency, reliability and performance of networking and telecommunications equipment throughout campus. * Provide technical guidance for IT Infrastructure operations and projects, including hands-on collaboration with team members on best practices, implementation, testing, and problem resolution. * Architect technical solutions to support security initiatives, identify, assess, and monitor security vulnerabilities, develop, and implement policies, standards, strategies and processes to mitigate and prevent threats to the computing environment. * Participate the planning, installation, and configuration of virtual and/or physical servers, redundancy, and backup strategies. * Ensure that the network and IT infrastructure is routinely monitored, maintained, and updated with recent security patches. * Plan, document, and communicate regular maintenance schedule on all infrastructure. * Manage and document IT infrastructure disaster recovery plan, including network and server topology, data centers, storage and backups, telecommunications, and related physical technology infrastructure. * Manage procurement and vendor relationships and ensure RFP/RFQ’s are developed according to established procedures. PLEASE NOTE, WE DO NOT REVIEW APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH MASSCAREERS. PLEASE APPLY VIA THE LINK BELOW: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Security, or related field. You may substitute 1 year of work experience for 1 year of Bachelor’s level education. * 3 years of experience configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers. * 3 years of experience and a solid understanding of Microsoft Windows architecture, SQL Server, Windows Server 2008/2012/R2/2016/2019, Active Directory, Group Policies, SAML, SSO authentication, DNS/DHCP, SAN/NAS, VMware, and Veeam. * 3 years of experience supervising IT projects. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * All of the work associated with the duties and responsibilities for this position is ordinarily performed at NECC’s main campus. * Afterhours and weekend hours may be required occasionally. * Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment, some twisting and turning with equipment installs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Security certification (CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) * Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE) or other certifications preferred. * Server administrator/engineer certification a plus (MCSA, MCSE, VCP, etc.) * Leadership skills and technical expertise to enable direct oversight and problem solving for all infrastructure implementations, upgrades, and operational activities. * In-depth knowledge of standards and practices related to IT Infrastructure security, state and federal regulatory requirements, including HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, and risk management. * Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and presentation skills. * Willingness to investigate, learn, and initiate new processes, technologies, and analytical tools * Bilingual (Spanish/English) * Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population BACKGROUND CHECK:Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment. TO APPLY:To be considered for this position click on the "Apply Now" button, you will be prompted to setup a new account or login to an existing account. You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration: * Cover Letter, describing your qualifications and experience * Resume/CV Review of applications will begin 5 business days from the posting date and will continue until the position is filled. Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three (3) professional references. /Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Elizabete Trelegan (Assistant Director of Human Resources, B-219,978-556-3928///, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Northern Essex Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer./ /Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at:/ *Job: Information Systems and Technology *Organization: Northern Essex Comm College *Title: *Full-Time Infrastructure and Security Manager Location: Massachusetts-Haverhill-100 Elliot Way Requisition ID: 230005YJ