Network Security Administrator

Job Description: 

Network Security Administrator

Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) is seeking an experienced Network Security Administrator to successfully secure, administer, and improve the physical and cloud computer networks. This position is also responsible for the further development and implementation of VITL’s technical security program. The Network Security Administrator reports to the Director of Technology.

Responsibilities of this position are:

· Design, implement, and execute network security maintenance regimens

· Configure corporate physical and virtual cloud firewalls

· Work closely with VITL’s Security Officer with the development of VITL’s security program

· Implement the technical aspects of VITL’s security program

· Facilitate security audits

· Translate requirements into appropriate, compliant, and secure configurations

· Fully support all aspects of the network, including firewalls, switches, and wireless networks

· Monitor and improve network performance

· Perform root analysis of any and all information security and network incidents

· Develop and maintain complex network configurations

· Analyze network schemas and configurations to make recommendations for security improvements

· Utilize a structured methodology to plan and implement projects

· Work with all levels of VITL staff and leadership, external consultants, the health care community, vendors, and customers to solve the needs of both internal and external VHIE clients

· Mentor staff on certain projects and perform staff education on the various aspects of network security

This is a full-time permanent position requiring the following skills:

· Bachelor’s degree in information systems, security, or related field

· At least 5 years’ experience with network security

· Deep understanding of network security, including next-generation firewalls, IPsec VPN, firewall and switch configuration, wireless, and network design

· Extensive experience implementing security- and compliance-driven changes

· Experience documenting networking schemas and security regimens

· Knowledge of policy and procedure enforcement

· Ability to prioritize, manage, and optimize highly detailed, demanding, and technical tasks

· Team-oriented attitude, thrives in a collaborative environment

· Positive and flexible work ethic, including a willingness to work after hours on occasion

Additional preferred skills:

· Experience with cloud networks and security, specifically in Azure

· Demonstrated business and clinical knowledge with experience in healthcare

· Ability to interpret vulnerability scan results, experience with scanning and penetration testing

· Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems

· Knowledge of endpoint protection

· Participant in disaster recovery and business continuity planning efforts

· Willingness to occasionally perform user desktop support

· Experience with policy and procedure development, review, and assessments

· Demonstrated business and clinical knowledge with experience in healthcare

· Knowledge of Cisco networking products

· Carrier and vendor management experience

Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) is a nonprofit organization that advances health care reform in Vermont. VITL assists Vermont health care providers with adopting and using health information technology, to improve the quality of care delivery, to enhance patient safety and to reduce the cost of care. VITL is legislatively designated to operate the health information exchange (HIE) for Vermont and is governed by a collaborative group of stakeholders including health plans, hospitals, physicians, other health care providers, state government, employers, and consumers. 


Job Category: 
IT Infrastructure
Position Type: 
Full Time
Date Posted: 
June 29th, 2020