System Administrator/Network Engineer

System Administration Annapolis Junction, MD


Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required. 

As a System/Network Administrator, you will be supporting a team of system administrators who are working to manage a critical operational IT network. Ideal candidates will be a hybrid network engineer and system administrator, as you will be automating processes, administering Unix and network devices, upgrading the current networking equipment, and assisting a major system refresh. You will also gain experience in Ansible, Cisco and Arista hardware, NetApp storage solutions, customer acquisition processes, managing virtual machines, Ubuntu Linux, and more.

For over 12 years, Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. We are an employee- owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.  If you'd like to join a collaborative group supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Learn more about us at


5 Benefits We Know You Will Love! 
  - Grow with career progression opportunities and personalized road maps
  - Supported and company paid upskilling through continued education, training, conferences, and lunch & learns
  - 32 days off per year (4 weeks PTO + 12 holidays) & flexible work hours
  - Competitive pay including an annual raise AND end of year bonus
  - Fun and frequent employee events and family gatherings like lunches, happy hours, cooking contests, D&D club, and much more!

  - Design, plan, and execute overhaul of networking architecture from old Arista equipment to newly purchased Cisco equipment and refresh of 100+ workstations
  - Work with customers to identify and execute new requirements
  - Develop and maintain VLAN segmentation configurations
  - Communicate and collaborate with admin team counterparts across organizations
  - Work directly with system users to help with day-to-day IT issues as they arise

  - Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  - 8 years of experience in System/Network Administration
  - Experience creating and managing segmented networks, network devices, and software defined networks
  - Experience with network configurations on Cisco switches
  - Experience with Linux systems administration 
  - Experience with shell scripting or programming in python
  -Knowledge of system administration processes for the Maryland customer, including STE/STN and UAM


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Next steps: Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you. We have a streamlined process of phone screen with a recruiter, interview with a Visionist team at our HQ in Columbia, MD, and that is all!

Interested in learning more about Visionist and the work we do? Check out our website!


U.S citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents are not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain / maintain a government security clearance. 

Visionist, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities employer.