Network Engineer

The Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is seeking a Network Engineer who will help develop, test and maintain software to meet the requirements of the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office. The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing, designing, engineering, and administering security functions and tools throughout for life cycle, supporting security risk assessments, conducting vulnerability scans, and implementing remediation activities for the Department’s supervisory control and data acquisition systems. The position monitors for intrusion, suspicious activity, and security violations as it relates to data and network security of supervisory control and data acquisition systems and coordinates cyber security matters with information Technology Department. The incumbent will be responsible for the entire inmate lab network infrastructure and will be tasked to provide tier 1 support as needed.

Salary Information
  • This is a full-time position; Salary range is $56,800 – $85,538
  • Maintaining and monitoring network and server system according to regulatory and best practice standards. Recognizing, anticipating, troubleshooting, repairing, and resolving all network and server related problems. Maintain regular and consistent backups of network and server systems, meeting and regulator and best practice standards for business continuity.
  • Maintaining security of network and server systems according to regulatory and best practice standards. Supporting and working with in-house security systems. Ensuring proper login security and authorization levels and maintained.
  • Providing technical support and direction to Norfolk Sheriff’s Office staff and GED Inmates so that problems are prevented and resolved quickly without significant interruption.
  • Maintaining documentation and being able to report on network/server systems. Asset management, Software and hardware licensing, Network LAN/WAN topology, instances of equipment failure, repair, installation, and removal, business continuity plans, Vendor warranty and maintenance agreements, System performance and utilization information
  • Acting as support for the Desktop Administrator and the Systems Administrator. Working with third party vendors to upgrade, install, and repair certain systems.
  • Work environment will involve job duties in all possible NSO work locations. This will include inside the correctional facility and possible direct contact with inmates.
  • Performs related duties as required by the Norfolk Sheriff Office

  • Formal Education / Knowledge - Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational. Administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two year Associate’s degree, Diploma or equivalent from a college, technical., business, vocational, or correspondence school.
  • Experience - 3 Years of related work experience or schooling in the technology field. Security+, Network+, Hyper-V.
  • Certifications and Other Requirements - Valid Driver’s License, Security+, Network+, Hyper V+
  • Managerial – Managerial responsibilities include overseeing staff, developing strategic plans and delegating work
  • Reading - Work requires the ability to read technical manuals, schematics, instructions and procedures
  • Math - Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Writing - Work requires the ability to write software installation manuals, reports, and general correspondence.
  • Budget Responsibility - Researches documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry and has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than bureau size.
  • Supervisory / Organizational Control - Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees in a work unit including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness, and realigning work as needed.
  • Complexity - Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies.  Work requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment.
  • Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills - Contacts others within the organization.  These contacts may involve similar work units or departments within the City which may be involved in decision making or providing approval or decision making authority for purchases or projects.  Works with individuals outside the City who may belong to professional or peer organizations.  Working with various state and federal agencies may also be required.  Vendors and suppliers may also be called upon for information on purchases, supplies or products.  Meetings and discussions may be conducted with customers, vendors and sales representatives.

Automatic Disqualifiers

The following will cause the processing of the applicant to be immediately discontinued:

  • Criminal Record:
    • Conviction of any felony.
    • Conviction of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance (within three (3) years).
    • Conviction of any charge of domestic assault or violence against a family member.
    • Conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude (i.e., larceny, embezzlement, perjury, etc.).

  • Driving Record:
    • Current driver’s license suspension.
    • Driver’s license suspension within the last twelve (12) months.
    • Conviction of a misdemeanor hit and run.
    • Extensive traffic violation convictions exceeding minus five (-5) DMV demerit points.

  • Drug Usage:
    • Use of heroin, cocaine, or illegal hallucinogen within the past five (5) years
    • Use of heroin by injection at any time.
    • Any substantiated illegal act other than use (i.e., sale, manufacture, etc.) of any narcotic, controlled substance, or dangerous drug, as defined by State and Federal Law, except marijuana.

The Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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