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Cyber Security Network Engineer

Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council
Lavista, NE
$80,000 - $120,000 a year - Full-time
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 4 days.


Lavista, NE

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  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Full job description


  • Build and maintain relationships with member educational service units and school districts
  • Develop network templates, maps, backups and restoration capabilities
  • Conduct cyber risk assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests
  • Test configuration of devices, security controls, and vulnerabilities of organizational assets
  • Develop templatable solutions for ESUs and school districts in the following areas: Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Scanning, Penetration Testing
  • Attend ESU LAN Manager/Technology Coordinator meetings
  • Troubleshoot network performance, network security issues and analyzes network traffic
  • Participate in incident response, computer forensics, data preservation and investigations related to network breaches and/or unauthorized access of data
  • Support regular and special reporting and analysis, including reports of vulnerabilities, risks, control deficiencies, remediation strategies, and performance metrics
  • Provides security related technical support to users and assists with the research, testing, evaluation, and implementation of security tools, systems, and processes
  • Maintain, monitor, and modify security tools, systems and processes, and automate wherever feasible using programming languages such as Python or PowerShell
  • Assist member ESUs and school districts cyber security assessment tools such as CSET and platforms such as Proofpoint Security Awareness Training Platform


  • Applicable information security administration, management, governance, and compliance principles, practices, laws, rules and regulations
  • Cybersecurity standard frameworks, controls, technology, and solutions
  • Information technology systems and processes, network infrastructure, data architecture, data processes, and protocols
  • Incident response management
  • Risk assessment methodology
  • Leverage Git for both development and operational needs
  • Insider threat and forensics
  • Examples of current security tools, which include but are not limited to: ○ AntiVirus (AV) - Sophos & FortiClient ○ Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) - FortiEDR & Huntress ○ Zero Trust - GoTo Resolve & Fortinet ZTNA ○ Vulnerability Scanning Tools - Secureworks Taegis & TrendMicro Vision One ○ Network Mapping Tools - & Visio ○ IP Address Management (IPAM) - phpIPAM & Solarwinds


  • Executing cybersecurity strategies and solutions
  • Troubleshooting and operating a computer and various software packages
  • Interfacing with internal or external parties regarding security policy standards violations, security controls failures, and incident response situations
  • Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of school district students and staff as well as at ESUs
  • Using judgment and ingenuity in maintaining objectives and technical standards


  • Effectively communicate technical issues to diverse audiences, both in writing and verbally
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Learn quickly and apply knowledge to new situations
  • Handle sensitive and confidential matters, situations, and data
  • Understand and follow broad and complex instructions
  • Comprehend technical language and to confer, analyze and write in an objective, lucid manner
  • Work independently and prioritize multiple tasks and adapt to needed changes
  • Work with fellow team members
  • Remain calm under high pressure/difficult situations
  • Travel on-site to schools and ESUs as needed. Respond to on-site support within 12 hours or as directed by NCNE Cybersecurity Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Compensation package:

  • Yearly pay

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Work Location: In person