Senior Systems/Network Administrator

Job Locations MD-Ft. Meade
Work Region
Information Technology
Top Secret/SCI/CI Polygraph

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is hiring an Network Administrator / Systems Administrator to provide technical support to the Navy Cyber Warfare Developmental Group (NCWDG). Place of performance for this position is in Annapolis Junction, MD.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Provide day-to-day infrastructure maintenance for NCWDG AIS systems,
  • Provide system engineering services to troubleshoot/correct network, system and software failures as reported by network users of the Command networks,
  • Provide training and support for AlS (Automatic Information Systems) personnel on network configuration, troubleshooting, operational procedures and use of software packages on the Command systems and networks,
  • Draft and maintain up-to-date system drawings to accurately reflect the configuration of the Command's classified computer networks,
  • Provide communications network support to on-going PMO sponsored research and development programs involving information systems mission requirements
  • Provide general system engineering support of AIS systems for the Command
  • Summarize, evaluate, and meet user needs and expectations for ATS functions,
  • Identify system data, hardware. or software components required to meet user needs,
  • Create an IS disaster recovery plan,
  • Provide software and hardware architectural analysis
  • Provide testing & evaluation support for network systems,
  • Maintain and troubleshoot video teleconference establishment over secure networks
  • Assist with designing and fielding special purpose systems for critical missions, and provide recommendations for hardware and software procurement.
  • Maintain the Command's computer network operations.
  • Ensure that all servers, switches, routers, crypto, fiber connections, attached leased circuits and distant end hardware are all fully operational,
  • Manage user accounts.
  • Ensure accounts which include individual's profiles are accurate and up to date.
  • Archive accounts as personnel detach from the Command, Configure and maintain, routers, and switches, using system management products
  • Create disk images for OS deployment to new computers-and remotely preload computers with standard software configurations,
  • Draft technical documents discussing new technologies and how they could impact existing networks,
  • Provide developmental system evaluations and recommendations to optimize AIS R&D efforts,
  • Assess product integration and provide interaction recommendations to optimize AIS R&D efforts
  • Perform and complete system and product development and integration as directed


Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years applied work experience as a AIS/Network engineer
  • Possess general knowledge and understanding of the following operating systems and/or applications:
    • Windows Server 2008/2012 Mail (Exchange server 2010) or newer
    • Directory Service (LDAP and AD) DNS
    • DHCP TCP/IP routing
    • Servver Monitoring (SCOM)
    • IPS/MARS
    • MS Backup exec
    • Windows 10
    • ACAS
    • SOlar Winds
    • RHEL 5 or newer
    • VMWare ESX
    • Sharepoint 2013 or newer



  • Bachelors degree in IT related field or have 3 years of additional applied work experience
  • Must hold the following certifications in current status:
    • DODD8140.01
    • Security +
    • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner or CISSP


Desired Requirements

  • Additional soft skills to include focus on customer service, problem solving, independent worker, and self-starter.
  • Familiarity with RMF and governing NIST instructions (or JSIG for SAP experience)


Other Qualifications

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance
  • Possess eligibility for access to be upgraded to a TS/SCI in the NEAR future upon hire - (ALL HIRES WILL MAINTAIN AN SCI - MAG Will Upgrade your TS to TS/SCI - IF YOU POSSES THE BACKGROUND TO BE UPGRADED) 
  • Be able to successfully pass a Counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination in the future
  • Possess an investigation that is current within 6 years
  • Personnel who are enrolled in CE will also be eligible
  • Position contingent on successful granting of SAP clearance prior to start date

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy


MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.


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