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MPT Cloud Engineer and Computer Network Specialist

Recruitment #21-007586-0001


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only statewide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for any technological duties associated with cloud computing, including designing, planning, management, maintenance, and supporting AWS cloud infrastructure. This position is critical in the engineering and implementing of the Maryland Public Television cloud migration and Enterprise Modernization project. This position will drive projects using DevOps/Automation tools including AWS Cloud Formation, Cloud Endure, Ansible, Jenkins, Git Setup High Availability, and DR environments in AWS.  By implementing best practices based upon the AWS well-architected framework, this position will architect, plan, develop, implement, and integrate engineering solutions within MPT's Private Cloud infrastructure.

This is a Special Appointment position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


  • Systems Administrator and Network Engineer-related duties.
  • Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot network equipment.
  • Administer Virtual Environment, Hyper-V, Linux operating system.
  • Respond to help desk calls and assist users with desktop and software problems.
  • Administer cloud-based services including AWS, Exchange, Office 365.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other technology-related fields, includes course work in local or wide area computer networks.  
Two (2) years of experience designing and implementing LAN/WAN knowledge to help design and install internal and external networks.
Two (2) years of experience in System administration, installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux operating systems.

1. Candidates may substitute professional network engineering experience on a year-for year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate education at an accredited college or university at the rate of thirty credit hours for each year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute the U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Database Administration classifications or Database Administration specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year for year basis for the required experience and education.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift and move computer equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • A minimum of one year of experience providing AWS infrastructure solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience in any programming language.

    Must be able to lift and move computer equipment up to 50 lbs.


    Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


    The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.



    The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

    Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


    Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

    Maryland Public Television - HR

    11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

    Owings Mills, MD 21117

    Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

    Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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