IT Security Analyst/System Administrator

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IT Security Analyst/System Administrator

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2015425P

Location: District Services

Department: District Information Services

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:
Develops, implements, and maintains information security program standards and procedures for administrative and academic systems; provides for incident response and remediation support.

Performs auditing, reporting, documentation, and review of information security vulnerabilities and threats; performs vulnerability scans of data networks and computing devices.

Works with systems, network and applications staff to correct security-related vulnerabilities and events when detected.

Provides leadership, work direction, technical advice, and problem-solving assistance to technical staff regarding information security program standards and procedures; acts as a technical liaison with District and campus staff in facilitating information security programs.

Ensures that systems software is properly installed, configured, tested and tuned to maximize information security and operating efficiency; develops logical sequences of steps to be used to produce intended results.

Participates in the design, selection, implementation and maintenance of new products and technologies relating to information security.

Assists and supports higher-level technical personnel with all aspects of planning, design, development, coding, testing, debugging and implementation of complex systems administration for a variety of operating systems.

Monitors, evaluates and maintains systems to ensure minimal interruption of production systems and ensure maximum system performance and availability.

Learns and applies emerging technologies as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for evaluating, designing, and assisting in the development and implementation of information security solutions for the District. The incumbent also assists in the design, installation and maintenance of enterprise server systems. Responsibilities include performing technical procedures that are necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets from intentional or inadvertent access or corruption; providing consultation and training on security topics for information technology professionals and functional end users; and providing technical assistance and work direction to personnel as assigned.

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about technology and the educational mission of the District. We need a new team member who is excited about using technology to help improve institutional effectiveness across the District and one who can add value to our team-centric, student-focused culture. For this particular recruitment, we are also looking for a new team member who has a passion for technologies such as Windows, Linux, and cloud platforms such as Microsoft 365.

Working Relationships:
The IT Security Analyst/System Administrator maintains frequent contact with various District departments and personnel, IT management and staff, outside contractors and information systems vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of information technology security standards and requirements

Knowledge of information technology security trends and tools

Knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, operating systems, and enterprise servers

Knowledge of computer hardware and software, and related peripherals

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary

Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

Ability to plan, lead, coordinate and conduct major project or phases of projects

Ability to provide technical advice and leadership to the District

Ability to write and update technical documentation

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to assign work and provide technical work direction to others

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in programming, operating systems, and data communications networks, including leadership experience.


Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in programming, operating systems, and data communications networks, including leadership experience.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Experience in PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages.

Experience in a Windows enterprise environment (including Microsoft 365).

Knowledge of Infoblox DDI, DNS, DHCP, IPAM.

Knowledge of AWS (IAM, CloudWatch, or other auditing and reporting tools).

Knowledge of Linux and Ansible.

Working Conditions:
College or District information systems office environment; subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours). Repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

Salary Range: $6,832 - $8,303 Per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting Number: 2015425P

Open Date: 09/15/2020

Close Date: 10/6/2020

Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/8/2020
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