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Lead Information Security Administrator

Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024
All applications must be submitted online by visiting Direct Application URL Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus is now accepting applications for Lead Information Security Administrator.

Position Overview
  • The Lead Information Security Administrator assists in developing security standards and best practices for the institution and recommends security enhancements to management as needed.
  • Develops strategies to respond to and recover from a security incident.
  • Responsible for educating the workforce on information security through training and building awareness.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Administers security controls which safeguard access to IT resources
  • Performs security assessments of internal processes and systems; recommends mitigating actions
  • Investigates security incidents, creates, and distributes related reports
  • Maintains communication with vendors regarding security system updates and technical support security products
  • Develops new or modifies existing security controls, processes, policies and procedures
  • Promotes and administers security awareness among the user community
  • Researches and recommends security solutions, to include technology architecture, software and hardware
  • Performs security assessments of 3rd party technology solutions
  • Coordinates with technology operation counterparts across institution on security initiatives
  • Conducts electronic document searches in response to requests from the College Office of Legal Affairs
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS, or a closely related field with a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience in computing and security administration
  • CISSP or related certification
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of authentication, IT services access policies, and related internal and external security considerations
  • Knowledge of encryption systems, including certificate systems
  • Advanced experience working with network security systems, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, NAC, and network monitoring
  • Advanced knowledge in large security data set analysis & management of analytics systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems, IP data network, testing, monitoring and management
  • Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions to include File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention
  • Knowledge of information technology trends and impact on related security procedures and processes and the current and development
  • Advanced knowledge of authentication, IT services access policies, and related internal and external security considerations
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
  • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering methodologies
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.