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EmployerThe University of Mississippi
Location University, MS US
PostedJune 14, 2018
Minimum Pay $62,817.00
Maximum Pay $80,608.00

Job Details

Network Security Architect 10002764-060518 Oxford

This position is for a Network Security Architect with a public university location in Oxford, MS.

Job Description

This position supports and maintains the network security infrastructure while serving as the primary contact for network based security technology. The incumbent provides technical leadership in the deployment and maintenance of network security, plans and executes complex network security projects, and provides enterprise network support. This position reports to the Manager of Network Administration.

Job Responsibilities

Provides technical leadership and maintains network security.

Installs, configures and supports legacy and next generation firewall implementations.

Configures and supports security information and event management systems.

Supports intrusion detection and prevention systems.

Plans and executes network security projects.

Designs security solutions to address known security vulnerabilities.

Evaluates campus network architectures and designs security improvements.

Provides enterprise network support.

Creates and implements security improvements for network services such as DNS and VPN.

Installs, configures and supports routing, switching, Wi-Fi, DHCP and DNS platforms for the campus enterprise network.

Develops and documents procedures for the installation and maintenance of network security services and equipment.

Troubleshoots network configuration anomalies.

Manages and organizes network security log information.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Provides technical leadership in the deployment and maintenance of network security.

2. Plans and executes complex network security projects.

3. Provides enterprise network support

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field from a college or university.



Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Special instructions to applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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