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Lead Network Security Administrator

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida
$85,413 - $106,766
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2023

Job Details

Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus is now accepting applications for Lead Network Security Administrator. The Lead Network Security Administrator oversees and manages all network security systems that support the information technology infrastructure of the College. This position is an integral part of the Enterprise Network team and is responsible for the administration, maintenance and troubleshooting of multiple enterprise-wide systems.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages the infrastructure and administration of CheckPoint Firewalls, Network Access Control, and Load Balancing solutions among others
  • Manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of network security tools to meet the organizational needs
  • Oversees configuration changes to improve system security
  • Supports vulnerability remediation activities
  • Supports security-related assessments and audits
  • Monitors and maintains the network security systems for security incidents and investigates causes
  • Manages and coordinates the lifecycle device management of network security systems
  • Assists in troubleshooting a wide variety of client/user network security issues and acts as an escalation point for these issues
  • Works closely with other IT groups to coordinate system upgrades and installations of new products
  • Manages and maintains system documentation
  • Provides operational leadership and project management oversight

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or other closely related field and seven (7) of progressive experience in implementing complex network and network security technologies
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of firewalls and load balancing systems
  • Knowledge of authentication and access control
  • Knowledge of security systems architecture and design
  • Knowledge of operations security procedural and technical controls
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to ensure completion of department initiatives and recommendations
  • Advance knowledge of network technologies (load balancing, firewalls, IPS, shaping, policing, routing, switching)
  • Expertise in Internal Protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, HTTP)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills Ability to works successfully in a multi-ethnic/ multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff


Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse, and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.


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