System Administrator III

Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph Required

Job Location: Ft. Meade/Columbia

Argotis is seeking hard-working, self-motivated individual to fill a Network Engineer position in a fast-paced, highly visible and customer facing environment. Provides assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance and upgrading of existing networks; specification, and related documents and implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of an enclave environment; Analyze network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of, and/or modifications to network components. Provide support using Cisco hardware.

• Installing network applications on Cisco network servers equipment; Maintaining, tests, researches and resolve network issues.
• Designs, Implementing and maintaining various networks in accordance with specified customer requirements.
• Preparing data network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operational status of networks.
• Performing data network configurations and configuration changes of various data equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches, end offices, signaling transfer points, PBX, voice mail, call management systems, etc. to enhance performance.
• Understanding of enterprise management of converged networks, capacity planning, performance analysis and network tuning. In depth knowledge of TCP, UDP, IP, VLAN, VRF, DNS, and HTTP.
• Provide technical guidance/ recommendations for network architecture.
• Interface and communicated effectively with customer.
• Able to work in a team environment.


  • Must meet 8570 IAT II requirements to include one of the following certifications: CCNA Security, GIC SP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CSA+
  • Doctorate and 1 years’ experience
  • Master’s degree and 6 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years’ experience
  • Associate’s Degree and 7 years’ experience
  • High School Grad and 9 years’ experience in
  • Must have experience in System Administration and/or Network Engineering
  • Must have expertise in Networking
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel.
  • Strong communication skills.
  •  Ability to lead and work as part of a team