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Location Great Mills, Maryland

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TITLE: Computer Network Architect

LOCATION: Lexington Park, MD


EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time, On-site


Modern Government Solutions (MGS) is seeking an experienced Computer Network Architect to join our team at the Intermediate Level. As a Computer Network Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. You will also perform network emulation/virtualization, analysis, and planning, and design network and computer security measures. Additionally, you may be required to research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.

RESPONSIBILITIES (not limited to):

  • Work closely with other engineers, program managers, and technical staff to ensure project success
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including network designs, security measures, and test plans
  • Participate in reviews and evaluations of technical products, processes, and systems
  • Maintain a high level of technical proficiency and stay current with industry trends and developments


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Digital Forensics, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in network architecture and design
  • Must possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • Proficient in network emulation/virtualization, analysis, and planning
  • Familiarity with network and computer security measures and protocols
  • Experience researching and recommending network and data communications hardware and software


  • Commercial cybersecurity certifications such as CompTIA Security+, GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills; Ability to interact with internal and external customers
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively, both individually and leading a project team

*Applicants selected will be United States citizens subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.*


At MGS, we believe a people-first culture corresponds to organizational success through a commitment to excellence, integrity, inclusion, and an attitude that welcomes challenges meets demands, sustains growth, and drives innovation. We provide expert mission-first technical and programmatic services and solutions for the US intelligence community, the US Department of Defense, and other governmental agencies. We create people-first organizational cultures where employees feel needed in the system, not a system that needs employees. We provide you with long-term career opportunities centrally focused on our core value system: inclusion, integrity, and a commitment to excellence.

MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.