System Administrator Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement University of Baltimore
Vacancy Number 300956 Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package Salary: $64,000 - $85,000 Position is open until filled, and application review begins immediately.
The System Administrator will report to the Network Operations Center within the W/B HIDTA and report to the Associate Deputy Director/NOC Manager. This position will be responsible for support of ODMAP and its infrastructure. This position is contingent upon funding. We look forward to receiving your electronic application with a cover letter and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy. Please save your cover letter and resume as one document and attach it in the resume location.
Working with TierPoint data center
Installing, configuring and administrating windows servers on a virtual infrastructure
Installing and configuring VMWare
Determining firewall access rules
Establishing VPN connectivity
Administering Active Directory
Performing complex network cloud transitions such as Microsoft Office 365, Azure and AWS
Creating and maintaining a security and network audit plan
Enhancing the security of our infrastructure
Engaging in security best practices such as those advised by NIST & CJIS
Planning site/building moves for W/B HIDTA Initiatives
Spec'ing out computer systems for end users
Working with Web Application Proxy
Using WAP and ADFS to provide federated access to W/B HIDTA Partners. This position shall be responsible for building our federated infrastructure to support ODMAP using WAP, ADFS and federation. This technology will allow users with accounts from various federal agencies to have single sign on into ODMAP and other applications. Many state and local agencies will also benefit as they too have accounts with many of these agencies. Additionally, this project will allow W/B HIDTA agencies access to a wealth of federal databases, which support our mission.
Creating security audit plans and enhancing the W/B HIDTA network security. This position shall be responsible for analysis of our current infrastructure in regards to security. This position shall make recommendations to the NOC Manager and Chief Architect for improvements. Additionally, the position shall create a security audit policy that includes specific, repeatable tactics that address the current state of our network. This position will also be the single point of contact for in-place security applications such as intrusion detection systems hosted by our data center at our data center.
Installing, configuring and administrating windows servers on a virtual infrastructure. This position shall work on our VMWare Infrastructure hosted at our data center to maintain and create our virtual infrastructure. This position shall ensure all regular maintenance tasks including security patches, software updates and configuration items are updated on our servers.
Administering active directory. The W/B HIDTA supports a network of thousands of users, which are both local and remote to our network. This position will be responsible for ensuring proper vetting policies are in place for both commissioning and decommissioning accounts. The position will be responsible for creating authorization groups, which give access to W/B HIDTA resources. This position shall provide network access through various virtual private and secure methods including WAP, VPN and dedicated circuits.
Networking. This position shall be responsible for the maintenance of our physical network. This includes installing routers, switches and other network gear. The candidate must be comfortable troubleshooting a TCP/IP based network and be familiar with the tools and utilities used to troubleshoot problems.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field. Minimum 5 years of experience working with a Microsoft network.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The individual in this position must be able to support and maintain a windows network, including:
Ability to create and manage a domain controller
Ability to manage group policies
Ability to manage Active Directory
Ability to create and manage an infrastructure of ADFS & WAP to support federation
Ability to use security tools such as port scanners and vulnerability scanners
Ability to document best practices and implement security policies
Ability to work with VMWare
Ability to work with Firewalls and VPN technology
Due to the nature of the work, must possess the ability to obtain a Secret level government clearance.
**The position must be available for all emergencies, at all times. Significant or special events may occur and may include crises or high-level investigations related to terrorism or criminal activities. Additionally, events such as a computer virus situation may require the knowledge and skills of the incumbent during hours other than normal work hours.
The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.