Network Manager

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Job Code: PD21-39
Posted On: Thursday, 15th July 2021
Department: IT/ Facilities
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade: 26 Minimum: $66,081

Job Description:

This is a professional position that administers network systems by determining company needs and coordinating the development and maintenance of the network infrastructure. This position is responsible for all HOC network equipment including standards, design, refresh, and documentation. This position also ensures these devices are managed in terms of asset management, monitored proactively, and configured in alignment with business needs

The position requires a considerable knowledge of network protocols, security protocols, cloud systems, platform technologies, and scripting as well as a practical knowledge of systems administration.  The employee in this position is expected to be capable of controlling all aspects of work assigned within the limits of agency objectives and available resources in consultation with their supervisor.  The nature of the work demands the employee be able to creatively solve problems using his/her knowledge of the principles of and best practices in the field of information systems or computer science to meet the needs of agency employees to achieve HOC goals utilizing technical systems.  Work involves planning, overseeing and implementing existing and planned network/cloud systems and providing training and support to users within the agency. The person in this position is responsible for developing short and long range goals regarding the network and its administration as well as managing to and reporting on such goals.

Primary contacts are with employees at all levels throughout the agency, contractors, vendors and software technical support staff in order to obtain information for individual needs, problem solving and coordinating work products.  Work is usually performed in a normal office setting with no significant hazards.  The incumbent is required to visit client locations periodically to meet and discuss technical solutions and may be required to assess infrastructure or perform upgrades and necessary repairs outside of normal business hours.

Preferred Skills:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or equivalent experience.
  • Four years’ experience in progressively responsible positions requiring IT security, network, and cloud management.  
  • Three years of experience maintaining and utilizing network analysis software such as Solarwinds or WhatsUp Gold.
  • One year of experience in supervising employees is also required. 
  • Experience with Sourcefire, Checkpoint, Tripwire, Bluecoat Proxy Knowledge of ITIL and/or previous work in an ISO operating environment preferred. 
  • Active technical certifications in the Security or Networking field such as CompTia Security+ CE Certification or CCNA Security Certification or comparable accreditation preferred. 
  • Extensive knowledge of network connectivity, technologies, protocols, and security.
  • Strong experience Cisco Networking Technology.
  • Strong experience with WIFI deployment and management in a multisite enterprise environment.
  • Switch/Router/Firewall Experience.
  • Experience Managing and Implementing Firewall Technology.
  • Experience with remote connectivity protocols : Citrix, VMware, VPN
  • AWS cloud platform experience regarding connectivity
  • Experience dealing with customer service requests.
  • Ability to operating under and enforce service level agreements.
  • Experience with vendor technology such as Cisco, Palo Alto,Fortinet, experience a plus
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Great organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of programming and computer languages such Linux and scripting languages a plus
  • Ability to gain information on new technology and apply it to HOC needs