Network Administrator
Patuxent River, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Network Administrator
Job ID 2021-3781
# of Openings 1
Job Location US-MD-Patuxent River
Category Information Technology
Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. Our Security Business Division helps protect sensitive government program information across a spectrum of industrial security activities to include physical, document, personnel, and data systems. We have an immediate opportunity for a Network Administratorto support our government customer at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station located in Patuxent River, MD.In this position, you will be responsible for providing cybersecurity analysis and support, applying DoD security controls to Local Area Networks (LAN) and network devices.


The Network Administrator will utilize knowledge and experience with standard Information Assurance (IA) concepts, practices, and procedures to plan and accomplish goals pertaining to the enclave environment.

Responsibilities include:

    Install, configure, maintain, and administer CISCO NXOS/IOS based devices in a LAN environment.
  • Provide network connectivity and user account management for external networks.
  • Maintain backups and system patching of network devices.
  • Utilize network-monitoring tools in performing analytical and advisory functions related to network functionality.
  • Assist with IA related repairs in the operating environment.
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to devices and equipment.
  • Assist IA staff in identifying system vulnerabilities and performing incident response.
  • Configure VLANs of managed network devices for management, modeling and simulation networks.
  • Perform Entry/Exit inspection of hardware and software.
  • Configure, Optimize, and test network devices to ensure compliance with security policies, procedures, and technical requirements utilizing DISA SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) tool & DISA STIGs.
  • Evaluate potential IA security risks and take appropriate corrective and recovery action of network devices.
  • Configure and integrate network (Switch / Router) devices to function in a virtualized environment with VMware vSphere and vCenter.
  • Ensure SSH is configured to allow individual access to the component.
  • Configure network for multicast/unicast routing/switching.


DoD 8140/8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II cybersecurity certification is required (CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP).

Possess a Cisco based certificate or certificate of training. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

Security Clearance

This position requires U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance.

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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