Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of MD
Job Title: Network Manager
Duration: 36 Months
Start Date: July 1, 2018
Location: 750 East Pratt Street, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Phone/ Skype/ In-person
Requirement ID: SMD_CISCO418_SS

Project: The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE)
Description:
The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) created a website and call center operating under the name Maryland Health Connection (MHC Through MHC, Maryland residents explore health insurance plans, compare rates, and determine their eligibility for advanced premium tax credits (APTC), cost sharing reductions (CSR) and public assistance programs such as Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Insurance Program (MCHP
Responsibilities
Assist MHBE networking staff manage and maintain routers and switches.
Manage patching, testing, and deployment of workstation and server updates using Absolute Manage.
Manage the configuration and implementation of an MHBE-wide asset management tool.
Serve as MHBE Incident Response Lead; coordinate responses to network incidents.
Configure and manage VPN installation and maintenance.
Assist MHBE networking staff with desktop support.
Work with MHBE contractors by participating in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity support.
Independently and effectively set milestones and meet deadlines to accomplish assigned tasks under tight timeframes with little room for error.
Solve complex technical problems through critical and analytical thinking.
Participate in meetings regarding projects, hosting and data center services, product evaluations, and other activities.
Adhere to all MHBE’s standard processes, procedures, and guidelines.
Note: The candidate must have the flexibility to work overtime, as needed, to include weekends, holidays, and off-hours.

Required Skills:
A minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a Network Engineer, Security Analyst, Security Administrator, and/or Network Desktop Specialist.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience managing enterprise networks.
Experience with Security Configuration Baselines.
Demonstrated experience supporting large-scale IT enterprise projects in dynamic and fast-paced environments.
Demonstrated experience coordinating across multiple groups and interacting with various teams to achieve successful outcomes.
Excellent critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills.
Experience coordinating across multiple groups and interacting with various teams to achieve successful outcomes.


Preferred Skills:
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in network administration and management.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience implementing Cisco VPN or other VPN solutions.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in managing Enterprise Networks.
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) Certification.
Absolute / Computrace Certification and/or experience.
Experience in Health and Human Services and/or Healthcare Technology

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