Job Description :
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:

Summary:
The intent of this work order is to provide implementation and maintenance support on network and networked systems at the SC Department of Revenue. Key areas are virtual Private Networking (VPN), TCP/IP, Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), and Internet security. Individual will administer networking, firewalls, configurations, and routing, and security of agency components.

Under general supervision, the contractor will serve as support specialist reporting directly to the Network Infrastructure area of South Carolina DOR. These applications involve Internet technologies in Microsoft .Net Framework, Linux, VMWARE, Storage and related web enabled components. Support contractor must demonstrate an expert knowledge of Cisco, Palo Alto, and Industry Leading Network components. General duties include managing internal agency network for agency and branch offices, effectively researching and provide guidance leading to solutions with our strategic direction initiatives, monitoring network infrastructure and security, assisting in supporting disaster recover/failover scenarios. Engineer will be a team member that ensures the stability and integrity of network, data and server services through monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all server and infrastructure systems. This individual has 24/7 on-call responsibilities shared with the group.

The following areas of DOR also need assistance in support, but these are not a requirement to apply for this position. Advanced knowledge of VMWare and Windows 2012/2016. Experience in these areas would be a plus: NIST, PCI, Pub 1075 environment, Powershell, and Change Management.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

Knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, HTTP, NTP, DNS, MLLP, NDM
Cisco Hardware Administration
Palo Alto Hardware Administration
Network Security
Disaster Recovery
Proficiency configuring and troubleshooting Windows operating systems in a client/server environment
Develop Admin Procedures
Organizational Skills
Verbal Communication Skills
Written Communication Skills

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

Experience in projects involving PCI/ NIST/Pub1075 security implementations and / or audits.
VMware
Shell Scripting
Change Management
Develop Admin Policies

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
A bachelor’s degree in information technology systems, computer science, or related field and six (6) years experience in information technology systems or related area. ; or an associate''s degree and eight (8) years experience in information technology systems or related area; or a high school diploma and ten (10) years experience in information technology systems or related area.
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