Network Administrator- Mid/Senior Level

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
# of Openings
Clearance Required


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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Network Administrator- Mid/Senior Level in Huntsville, Alabama.  At MTSI, our more than 1,200 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future! 


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is co-owned by more than 1,200 engineers, analysts, and professionals dedicated to providing high caliber services to aerospace and defense and intelligence customers across the US.  We are always looking for the best to join us as we grow.  


Why is MTSI known as one of the Best Places to Work in Huntsville for 10 years in a row?  

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most critical programs.  
    Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide discussions three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: start with 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in annual tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.  As employee owners, the choice is simple to take care of people and each other.  
  • Track Record of Success:  We will celebrate 27 years in business in 2020.  We'll also be celebrating 27 years of consecutive growth.  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services.  Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.


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MTSI is seeking a Mid-Senior Level Network Administrator (SA) position to support network administration and cyber duties for a government-run missile defense lab operating tactical hardware and software in a test and analysis environment. The selected candidate will participate it daily lab test operations by monitoring daily network performance and working with server administrators to troubleshoot communication gaps encountered during integration and testing. They will use traditional OSI-model, ground-up techniques to troubleshoot and resolve physical, logical, routing, access-control lists, multicast and operating system transmission errors. In addition, they will also work with a team of systems and network administrators performing duties such as cable deployment, switch and router configuration, network monitoring implementation, and troubleshooting. The network administrator will also be responsible for supporting configuration documentation central to the lab’s engineering configuration and Risk Management Framework (RMF) package.


Required Skills:

  • Candidate should possess minimum 5 years of experience in server and workstation networking and network configuration.
  • Hands-on network experience with Cisco switches and routers, copper and fiber-optic cabling and cable standards.
  • Network monitoring during active test events using tools such as Solar Winds and SPLUNK, and Linux tools.
  • Experience with static routing, access control lists, SPAN and VLAN implementation
  • Network troubleshooting with industry standard tools including Cisco IOS and Palo Alto hardware, Solar Winds network monitor, SPLUNK, Wireshark; and server-side environments including windows, Linux and Linux-variants
  • Documentation of network and device configurations
  • Use of Cisco IOS command line environment to implement Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong teamwork skills suitable to the work environment

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of multicast networking
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls, RSA or multi-factor authentication
  • Solarwinds and SPLUNK integration

Educational Requirements:

  • Cisco CCENT, CCNA or greater Cisco certification required
  • Security+, or CISP, or CISSP certification required
  • BS degree or equivalent work experience

Security Clearance: 

Current DoD SECRET clearance is REQUIRED




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