Job Posting CT - Sr Network Security Specialist
Phil.Rodrigues at uconn.edu
Phil.Rodrigues at uconn.edu
Tue Jul 22 14:46:01 GMT 2003
The University of Connecticut has posted an opening for one Senior Network
Security Specialist in the Connecticut Education Network Advanced Services
Centers in Storrs and East Hartford, CT. The position will have a primary
responsibility in creating advanced security services and training
Connecticut educational and technology professionals on how to implement
these advanced security services.
- Research, Design, Test and Implement security procedures for the
Connecticut Education Network, Document, publish and teach best practices
for University, College, K-12 and Library participants to implement the
- Support research, design, testing and implementation of advanced
middleware services in support of network operations, including caching,
filtering, performance monitoring, directories, and multicast.
- Develop, document, and teach security, performance monitoring, and
analysis systems as required.
- Participate and contribute with a particular focus on security and
middleware applications to national forums for Internet2 and State
Education Networks to assure Connecticut"s leadership position in research
and education networks.
- Create, sponsor, coordinate and manage a series of meetings and
presentations to educate Connecticut Educators about best practices in
network performance, security and operations.
- Participate in a network performance team to provide consulting
expertise on a demand basis to Connecticut educational technologists in
K12 and higher education settings.
- Assist in the design-implementation of the Connecticut Education Network
with a particular focus on advanced services serving the research
- Work in a collaborative dynamic team involving University and State
networking professionals; communicate regularly with coworkers to
encourage continuous improvement of Connecticut's research and education
This individual must have advanced experience in Unix/Linux, Windows2000,
Cisco IOS, Checkpoint firewalls, SNMP, sniffers, intrusion detection,
Ciscoworks and Cisco PIX technology. Working knowledge of TCP/IP, VPN's,
SSL, SSH, DNS, access lists and IPSEC. The individual should also be
capable of diagnosing and evaluating other security technologies, creating
and maintaining C, perl and other unix based applications. The individual
must be well versed in current networking technologies and be actively
pursuing knowledge of next generation network technologies and services.
The individual must be able to demonstrate project management experience,
written and verbal communication skills and time management skills.
The interview experience will include some hands-on verification of the
technical skills and candidates should bring a writing sample to the
If you are interested in such a position, please submit a cover letter,
resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to: Dolores
Dziekan, University of Connecticut, University Information Technology
Services, Unit 5052, Storrs, CT 06269-5052 or electronically to the UITS
Search Coordinator, e-mail: UITSJOBS at UCONN.EDU
Philip A. Rodrigues
Network Analyst, UITS
University of Connecticut
email: phil.rodrigues at uconn.edu
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