Job Description :
Job Title: Network Systems (LAN & WAN) Specialist
Location: Raleigh NC
Duration : 12 months

The NCDOT Information Security Office requires a specialist resource to provide IT network systems (LAN & WAN) technology policy, process & procedure, support and design consulting for the NCDOT IT Intelligent Transportation Systems Support Team.

The NCDOT Information Security Office (ISO) requires a 12 month network systems (LAN & WAN) specialist resource to provide information security policy, process, procedure, technology and systems consulting for the NCDOT IT Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Support Team.

This position will be a dedicated network systems (LAN & WAN) specialist for NCDOT IT focused on information security consulting to improve security and supportability around ITS systems. ITS systems include, but are not limited to, highway message boards, traffic counters, reversible lane systems, remote weather information systems, traffic cameras and highway lighting. These systems are also supported by Microsoft Windows and Linux/Unix systems, as well as various networking technologies and systems. This position is a critical component of successful information security and systems support at NCDOT for IT services delivered to the NCDOT Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Statewide Traffic Operations Center (STOC) and Traffic Systems Operations Unit (TSOU) business customers. This position will be part of a team of data network, information security and systems specialists responsible for security assessment & remediation, standardization of network architecture, implementing change & configuration management, vendor management and compliance focused on these business functions and their related IT services and technologies. This role requires an experienced IT professional with an exceptional technical background as an network systems (LAN & WAN) and implementation specialist, project management skills, and a proven track record of managing & developing services for an enterprise class IT organization, specifically ITS technologies. Also critical are outstanding organizational skills, excellent business judgment, strong communication skills, and the ability to prioritize assignments and work independently. This position must be able to collaborate effectively with all IT and business teams and staff at all levels, with specific experience translating business requirements into technical solutions, and communicating and marketing those solutions clearly to the business.

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Progressive experience in computing and network systems administration & design, specifically including experience supporting a large IT enterprise Required 10 Years
Strong background with LAN & WAN network equipment, cabling and technologies Required 10 Years
Experience performing risk analysis, documenting results and guiding best practice implementations for network systems Required
Experience performing business continuity planning and disaster recovery analysis, planning, testing and implementation Desired
Experience with information security tools such as IDS/ISP, firewall, AV, packet capture & analysis, malware analysis, SIEM Required
Specific SIEM experience with IBM Qradar Highly desired
Specific scan tool experience with Nessus Security Center Highly desired
Evaluating and developing security hardening for Intelligent Transportation Systems such as highway message boards, video systems and reversible lanes Highly desired
Experience developing and publishing information security policy, standards and procedures in cooperation with business customers Highly desired
Knowledge of the TCP and IP protocol suite, related security architectures, and remote access security techniques and products Required 10 Years
Knowledge of security frameworks including, but not limited to: OWASP, ISO, and NIST Required
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and have the ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels of staff and management Required
Evaluating and producing security hardening for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) such as used in industrial, utilities and SCADA systems Highly desired
CISSP, GSEC, GIAC, CEH, Security+, Network+, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE or related information security or network administration certifications Required
Understanding of fundamental network services such as DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and HTTPS Required
Process experience including change management, systems inventory, incident management, project management and service delivery Required
Demonstrated ability to adapt to a fast paced and changing priority environment, and ability to problem solve using analytical skillsets. Required
Background with intelligent traffic systems such as cameras, electronic road signs, reversible lanes etc Highly desired
Experience with network traffic capture and analysis Required 10 Years
Experience with systems automation such as scripting Required 10 Years
Specific senior experience with Cisco Systems networking equipment and software, including LAN switching, LAN & WAN routing, firewalls and WLAN Required 10 Years

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