M.C. Dean, Inc.

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M. C. Dean, Inc. NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR 3 [TS] - FT. MEADE, MD in Ft. Meade, Maryland


Location:Ft. Meade, MD

Req. Number:3965


M.C. Dean isBuilding Intelligence™in the form of cyber-physical solutions for the nation’s most recognizable mission-critical facilities, large-scale infrastructure, and global enterprises.

Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.

Join our more than 3,000 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary

  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance

  • Paid-time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Military Reserve pay offset

  • Paid maternity leave

For more information about life at M.C. Dean, you can visitwww.mcdean.com/careers.


The Network Administrator (NA) 3 is responsible for administration of both developmental and operational environments of global, mission critical systems. The SA team manages all aspects of the complex physical security backend systems including network, operating system, hardware, and software administration necessary to meet stringent service level agreements for mission up time.

The NA assists the Government in overseeing the day-to-day planning, installation, configuration, testing, operation, and monitoring of high and low speed networks utilizing common hardware and software. This includes implementing high and low speed LAN designs, implementing VPN solutions, applying firmware and software updates as well as developing and integrating new technologies into existing networks. The NA provides network support, establishes and maintains user accounts, as well as user access privileges and security policies. The NA performs planning, installation, configuration, testing, operating, analysis as well as scheduled network status checks, in addition to troubleshooting and problem resolution. The NA collaborates with system technicians on connectivity to develop requirements and procedures. The NA maintains the systems configuration baseline documenting equipment configuration and settings and auditing network component hardware and software changes.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires an active TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

IAT Level 2 Security+ Certification

Bachelors of Science Degree is required

Valid driver's license

At least five (5) years cumulative experience in network system /subsystem support and maintenance to include performance of network system/subsystem testing

Two (2) years’ experience using Microsoft server 2012 or greater and Microsoft Windows 7/10 as operating system platforms for network connectivity (IP and Domain Name Service (DNS) configuration)

Certification in one or more of the following: Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MSCE), or training certifications from Foundry Networks or Brocade Networks

Experience with one of more of the following:

Physical Security Access Control System Administration

Configuring, and/or managing networking for virtualization platforms (e.g. ESXi, Hyper-V, Nutanix)

Administering Windows DNS/DHCP

Leveraging IT automation tools such as Microsoft System Center, SolarWinds

Administering Red Hat, CentOS, SUSE or other Linux network environments Certification in Lenel OnGuard

TACACS+/Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

Scripting network administration tasks using Windows PowerShell, Python, etc.

Dell Storage Area Networks, Brocade and Cisco network equipment

This position may require ongoing or intermittent use of a company vehicle. Selected candidates must possess an acceptable driving record in accordance to our policy

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