Job Details

Southwestern Community College District
  • Position Number: 4767302
  • Location: Chula Vista, CA
  • Position Type: Computing - Network/System Administration

Network Security Systems Analyst

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site:

Department: Institutional Technology

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Under the general direction of the Chief Information Systems Officer as a technical expert, serves as the District's primary source for information, consultation and recommendations on all electronic security matters related to network and Windows, Linux and database server performance, utilization, installation, maintenance and security This includes checking server and firewall logs, scrutinizing network traffic, establishing and updating virus scan, and troubling. The incumbent will also analyze and resolve security breaches and vulnerability issues using timely and accurate methods and will conduct user activity audits as necessary. The successful candidate will install, configure, maintain and monitor network and server equipment; monitor and report network and server performance and utilization; evaluate network activities and prepare and present recommendations for effective and efficient operations; and coordinate maintenance and support activities, vendor contracts and agreements. Additional responsibilities will include the system administration and project management of servers running a variety of applications but not limited to Windows, Linux, and database servers.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
  1. Continually evaluate existing network configurations, components and software; prepare and present recommendations for network enhancements and/or modifications. Evaluate new systems and products for security monitoring and response.
  2. Coordinate and administer Windows, Linux and SQL based servers; plan for future use; troubleshoot, resolve, and respond to user problems, issues, and requests; implement, maintain, and configure system enhancements and software fixes.
  3. Monitor, evaluate and report on network performance and utilization; prepare and present recommendations to maintain effective and efficient network performance. Access the need for security reconfiguration (minor or significant) and executes them as required.
  4. Monitor and maintain reasonable currency for District network software and security patches; evaluate new network software and prepare and present recommendations for appropriate changes and enhancements.
  5. Monitor, evaluate and report on all metrics related to the network performance such as; Internet connectivity, infrastructure power and cooling, and network traffic and latency. ; prepare and present recommendations to maintain effective and efficient Network operation; install and configure hardware and software required to maintain effective and efficient connectivity.
  6. Coordinate network maintenance and support activities, contracts and agreements with vendors; ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  7. Coordinate Windows, Linux and database server maintenance, security updates, and support activities, contracts and agreements with vendors; ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  8. Monitor and evaluate overall network environments including connectivity and inter-operability with the District's network; prepare and present recommendations to maintain effective and efficient network connectivity and inter-operability.
  9. Develop and maintain documentation on network configurations, release levels, policies and procedures.
  10. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Current industry standard security practices and methodology
  • Methods and techniques of network installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Methods and techniques of Windows, Linux and database server installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Advanced principles and practices of computer science and information technology.
  • Operational characteristics of sophisticated network environments and associated equipment.
  • Principles and operations of file servers within network environments.
  • Network security and disaster recovery measures.
  • Oral and written communication skills.

  • Identify and analyze network problems and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Identify and analyze internet related problems and perform remedial actions.
  • Install, configure and maintain College networks.
  • Install, configure and maintain College Windows, Linux and database based servers and environment.
  • Monitor and coordinate additions, deletions and changes to the network.
  • Monitor and evaluate network performance and prepare and present recommendations for appropriate actions.
  • Establish and maintain Internet connections with District network.
  • Install and maintain network environments.
  • Implement and maintain network security.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of network systems and related equipment.
  • Remain current in information technology concepts, tools, techniques, and applications.
  • Operate office equipment including local computers and remote connections.
  • Prioritize work to meet schedules and timelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information technology, or a related fieldANDTwo (2) years of increasingly responsible network installation, configuration and maintenance experience of which three (3) years must be in a sophisticated network environment comparable in size and complexity to Southwestern College.

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

Desirable Qualifications:
Professional certifications such as MCSE, MCSE/I, PMP or CNE and knowledge of VMware are desirable.

Range 44, Steps 1-7, $8,530.95-$10,791.20. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2023 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the office.Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the SWCPD website at

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (

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