Senior Security Network Engineer - Technology Services, Denver, Colorado

Created 01/15/2022
Reference 489519
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Colorado
City Denver
About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q&A for additional information.

About Technology Services

The Technology Services Department (TS) of the City and County of Denver is using state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies to deliver and improve the systems, applications and operations that we deliver to our customers. Technology Services supports the people, agencies and ideas that make the City and County of Denver world class city. The City offers a unique opportunity to work with a diverse business and technology environment on a large scale as we employ over 13,000 people, of which 9,000+ are daily technology consumers in support of a diverse population in excess of 700,000 citizens.

About the Data Tools and Governance Division

The Data Tools and Governance Division connects both internal and external customers to information and services by providing the access, framework, tools and expertise required to fully leverage the City's data and information assets. Data is dedicated to transforming Denver's access to and use of data to drive strategy, policy, and operations. The security team plans and implements security governance and controls, monitors and responds to cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

As a Senior Security Network Engineer for the Data Tools and Governance team within Technology Services, you will engage in senior-level information security work enforcing information security practices and protocols, installing, configuring, and monitoring security systems and alerts, and participating in the analysis and evaluation of enterprise information security systems.

Additionally, the Senior Security Network Engineer:
  • Installs, configures, and monitors security systems and responds to security system alerts, which include monitoring intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, data encryption and other cyber security systems, technologies and platforms
  • Enforces compliance with security policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and protection of information systems and data in accordance with applicable rules, laws, and regulations
  • Assesses information systems security for potential risks and vulnerabilities
  • Conducts and assists with security audits and provides recommendations to mitigate security risks
  • Participates in researching current and proposed federal, state, and local laws and regulations, industry trends, and best practices in the field of information security to determine their applicability to information technology security operations
  • Contributes to the development of policies and procedures to maintain consistency across security platforms and practices and implements changes necessary for compliance with laws, rules, and regulations
  • Provides consultation and advice to information technology professional, technical and administrative staff throughout the city regarding security issues
  • Assists with implementation of new security systems monitoring and policy enforcement platforms, which includes integrating systems, networks, events, and user access logs, and integrating into vulnerability, compliance, inspection, and data scanning systems
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

About You

We are looking for someone with some of the following skills and experience:
  • Network security experience
  • Experience and familiarity with implementing and managing firewall configurations. Experience with next generation firewalls (NGFW) preferred.
  • Experience with load balancer software including deployment and support of such tools
  • Experience with routing platforms and dynamic routing protocols
  • Experience with DNS, DHCP and IPAM services and protocols
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust to changing conditions

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of administering information security systems to include any or all of the following: information security architecture, information security procedures and controls, physical security, attack & penetration testing, application testing, information assurance program gap analysis and incident response.
  • Education and Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
About Everything Else

Job Profile
CI3294 IT Security Analyst Senior
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$85,015.00 - $140,275.00

Starting Pay
Based on education and experience

Technology Services

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