The Network and Security Engineer is responsible for engineering, designing, expanding, integrating, securing, deploying, managing, monitoring and maintaining the college’s network infrastructure, wired and wireless, while enforcing network security policies. It ensures the seamless and continuous operation of the underlying network and security infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability for students, faculty, staff, vendors, and affiliates. Additionally, this position will monitor, track and shape all traffic inbound and outbound on the college’s network, support network services such as DHCP, conduct vulnerability scans, and test security features of various systems.
Information Technology at Marist College
Get ready to make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in:
Research and Education
As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community, which is a central part of the Marist mission. IT provides critical strategic, technical, and entrepreneurial support to emphasize Marist’s mission of helping students develop the skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community for the 21st century. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education.
Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar discipline and a minimum of 3-5 years hands on experience in all of the following technological areas:
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or industry equivalent
We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills. If you’re a critical thinker with the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a hard working team, we welcome your application for this position as a System Administrator.
Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
Marist employees also enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.