Network and Security Specialist - County of Brant

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Network and Security Specialist

  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $69,688 - $81,518
  • City City: Burford
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Salary
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 35
  • Schedule Schedule: Days
  • Education Education: College, University

Title: Network and Security Specialist 

Wage: $69,688 - $81,518 (Job Grade 6 - Under Review) 


  • Assist in the development and maintenance of network infrastructures. 
  • Ensure secure and stable server connectivity, including the testing of network protocols. 
  • Create internet domains and optimize intranet performance. 
  • Test data exchange and communication between computers, routers, modems, and servers. 
  • Install, update, and configure end-user networking accessories. 
  • Run diagnostic tests and perform necessary repairs. 
  • Prepare user manuals and provide remote or onsite technical support. 
  • Enhance network security, including the documentation of network processes and cabling layouts. 
  • Remain up to date on new developments in network technologies and infrastructure,
  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and resolving security problems.
  • Defend systems against unauthorized / malicious access and identify compromised machines.
  • Monitor computer networks for security threats, unauthorized users, and online traffic for malicious activity.
  • Analyze security risks, assist in developing response procedures and report on security measures taken to address threats.
  • Security awareness training of the workforce on information security, standards, policies, and best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in the field of computer science and/or 3-5 years equivalent work experience.
  • Certifications relating to networking and security fundamentals.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities, including system vulnerability scanners, patch management applications, forensic tools SEIM products, and phishing tools.
  • Experience implementing and enforcing multi-factor authentication.
  • Certified CompTIA, or Cisco network professional preferred.
  • Cryptology methods including SSL, TLS, public and private key cryptography.
  • Strong working knowledge of Network Cabling installation.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of networking and routing protocols such as TCP, IP, UDP, BGP, OSPF, RIP, and EIGRP.
  • Experience with both wired and wireless wide area networks.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Valid Class G driver’s licence with an acceptable Drivers Abstract and provision to own vehicle.
  • Acceptable police records check.

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County of Brant