Network Administrator II

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Defense – Network /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 264

Job Title: Network Administrator II

Location: Aberdeen Proving Grounds Aberdeen, Maryland 21005

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Required Certification(s): 
·       CompTIA Security+ CE
·       Cisco CCNA within 6 months

At the direction of Program Leadership, provide network administration and operational support for network infrastructure.  Recommend solutions for new equipment, software, network configuration, design, and management to include the detail, specification, hardware components, and part numbers.  Provide technical support for the operations of a fiber optic and twisted pair based network infrastructure
·       Installation, Configuration, and Maintenance of the Network
·       Expansion, Modification, Integration and Redundancy of the Network
·       Diagnostics and Testing of Network using software/hardware tool suites
·       Firewall policy Management
·       HAIPE Inline Network Encryption (Taclane) management
·       Traffic Analysis: NetFlow, SNMPv3 traps, syslog, wireshark, etc.
·       Network problem Analysis, diagnosis and resolution
·       Assist with security Audits


Required Certifications
·       CompTIA Security+ CE
·       Cisco CCNA within 6 months

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       2-5 years’ experience in related field
·       Install, configure, and maintain L2 and L3 switches, routers, firewalls, and other network devices.
·       Knowledge of VLANS, layer 2 switching, LAN Management, and Ports, protocols & services
·       Fabricate, test, and install Ethernet cables
·       Fortigate, Juniper, Palo Alto, and/or Cisco Firewalls. Fortigate Firewall experience preferred. 
·       Familiarity with DISA STIG
·       Network monitoring applications e.g. Solarwinds
·       Familiarity with Cisco ISE, RADIUS servers, and 802.1x
·       Familiarity with VoIP
·       COMSEC accounting or handling policies training


Required Skills
·       Strong self-starter attitude, team oriented and good communication skills are a must.
·       Familiar with RMF, STIGs and compliance

Preferred Skills
·       Experience with DoD (Army) networks
·       SQL experience
·       Windows Server experience
·       Unix/Linux experience
·       PERL Scripting   


Environmental Conditions
·       Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Hybrid, 4 days on site and 1 day remote after fully up to speed.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; See
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)