Senior Security and Network Administrator

    • Tucson, AZ


A leader in global irrigation and innovating The Intelligent Use of Water, Rain Bird has a dynamic opportunity for you to join our global IS team as a Senior Security and Network Administrator. This position is responsible for designing and maintaining Rain Bird’s data, network and system security. 


This position is responsible for designing and maintaining Rain Bird’s data, network and system security. Under limited supervision this person will:

Design, implement, manage and maintain Rain Bird’s information technology infrastructure, consisting of:

  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016 on Dell server hardware, Hyper-V virtualization and clustering, multi-server Exchange 2016, Symantec messaging gateway, Cisco, Dell and Extreme routing/switching, Active Directory, layer 2/3 WAN, LAN/VLAN, Ubiquity wireless networks, SonicWall, Windows Storage Servers, Symantec Endpoint Protection, AWS.


Design and implement secure networking solutions to satisfy diverse system access needs including:

  • Employee access to computing resources
  • Access for external supplier to maintain their equipment and/or provide support functions
  • Machine-to-machine communication
  • Cloud Access

Additionally this person will:

  • Conduct analysis, scoping, and recommend solutions for both technical issues and projects
  • Provide technical leadership for support personnel, resolve escalated help desk tickets, ensure system security and backups, and manage software licenses
  • Develop and enforce secure IS processes and standards




  • Bachelor degree in IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Eight to Ten years of hands-on experience supporting a diverse computing environment
  • Hands on experience with common security tools, including packet capture and inspection, vulnerability assessment, MFA and password management
  • Windows Server Administration experience
  • Network Administration and Architecture Design experience
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience in working with and coordinating third party service providers
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize work
  • Desire to learn new technologies at a rapid pace
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English




  • Current CompTia Security + certification (or equivalent)
  • Hands-on experience with AWS and Unix servers
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing-related industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2016
  • Current Microsoft, Amazon Web Services certifications
  • Experience with SonicWall, Symantec Messaging Gateway, Backup Exec, and Anti-Virus
  • Experience with storage area networks (iSCSI)
  • Experience managing security policies and procedures
  • An advanced degree in an IT related discipline
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

                                                                                                                           Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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