IT Network Administrator II

State of New Mexico - Santa Fe, NM3.6

Full-time$51,000 - $86,000 a year
$24.69 - $41.15 Hourly

$51,355 - $85,584 Annually

This position is a Pay Band IE

Why does the job exist?
This position is the network and security administrator for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). The position is responsible for managing and supporting DVR's WAN/LAN networks including agency firewalls, switches, Meraki access points and routers. This position is also responsible for ensuring adherence to security policies and procedures, mitigation efforts for threats found from penetration scans, and ensuring change management procedures are followed by staff and vendors. The position will also work closely with the server administrator as a backup and also to configure and implement GPO's, Active Directory, DNS and domain controller changes and other server administration tasks.
How does it get done?
This position will scan and monitor web content/file filtering/intrusion prevention/web traffic logs, manage and reviewing system log data, define and maintain access control lists, monitor network bandwidth and connectivity, run vulnerability scans, keep documentation up to date, identify and correct network, server, and connectivity issues. Also, maintain the security of the network infrastructure, perform regular hardening tasks based upon best practices and identified vulnerabilities, and recommend network improvements for performance and security reasons. Provide end user support as needed, administer and support video conferencing and perform daily operational activities as assigned.
Who are the customers?
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Employees.
Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following:
  • Working knowledge of Cisco firewalls and routers and a high degree of experience with remote access tools for administration of various networking devices (Firewalls, routers and switches).
  • Experience in IT security.
  • Experience with both network and server administration.
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS), Information Technology, Engineering or similar technical degree and two (2) years of experience in network administration. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.
Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education Experience Education Experience
1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 6 years of experience OR High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 6 years of experience
2 Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 4 years of experience Associate's degree or higher in any field AND 6 years of experience
3 Bachelor's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 2 years of experience
4 Master's degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 0 years of experience
  • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
  • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.
Employment Requirements
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
Working Conditions
Office Setting, Exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage. Must be able to lift 25 lbs, Overnight travel, after hours and weekend work may be required. Will be required to work in noisy settings (server rooms).
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Agency Contact Information: Robert AlirezEmail

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Bargaining Unit Position
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.