Information Technology Services (ITS) is a university-wide organization devoted to strategic planning, implementation and support of technology products and services to meet the teaching, learning, research and administrative needs of the Pace community. Our goal is to provide our customers with innovative solutions, exceptional customer service and a reliable and secure computing infrastructure. We currently have an opening for a Senior System Administrator with a focus on Information Security initiatives.
The Senior System Administrator - Information Security is an integral member of the Information Security Office within Information Technology Services (ITS), and supports the selection and implementation of security technology on University servers, applications and databases. Additionally, the Senior System Administrator assists with other security-related functions including, forensic investigation, log management/ alerting, and incident response. In collaboration with the Technical Services, Network Services, and Client Support team members, this individual will help design and implement all major information technology security initiatives. He/She will be primarily responsible for administration of security technology, including installation and configuration, security, hardware and network diagnostics, performance analysis and tuning, backup and restore, and routine system maintenance. The 24×7×365 availability of critical systems requires system administrators to take part in on-call rotations which can result in work outside regular work hours.
Typical responsibilities of the Senior Systems Administrator include:
Perform daily support, configuration, implementation, and testing of various security systems and technologies.
Assist with the implementation of on-going security risk assessments, scanning, intrusion detection, monitoring and remediation.
Research, test and implement new technologies in support of ongoing operations or for new projects.
Work closely with Technical Services, Network Operations, and Client Support groups on security, policies and procedures for university infrastructure.
Research and stay current on security technologies, trends, issues, legislation, threats and solutions
Provide off-hours technical support, both onsite and remote, as needed, in support of continuous operations for critical systems and applications.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Pace University offers a competitive total rewards package including tuition benefits for employees & their family; flexible work-life options; and generous time off.
Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field required
A minimum of five (5) years varied information technology experience with servers, operating systems, software, and/or network equipment, which includes implementing and maintaining various security technologies, is required
Knowledge of information security concepts and objectives
CISSP, CISM, SANS or other security-related certification is a plus, but not required
Understanding and practical experience with server virtualization
Experience in server management and computer hardware architecture
Demonstrated experience in working effectively both independently and in a team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Internal Number: S00255P
About Pace University
Since 1906, Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. With campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, Pace offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degree programs, preparing more than 13,000 students (approximately 9,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduates) for successful careers. Pace comprises the College of Health Professions, the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, the Elisabeth Haub School of Law, the Lubin School of Business, the School of Education, and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.