General Dynamics Information Technology Principal Network Administrator - Active TS/SCI Required in Newington, Virginia
With a wide range of knowledge, designs, installs and maintains the network system and coordinates its use. Evaluates hardware and software and peripheral equipment for large, complex networks. Manages network performance. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network. Maintains, create/deletes user accounts, maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms. Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards. Enforces security procedures. Schedules the Network Technician staff and trains users.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Has full technical knowledge of all phases of network operations and analysis
Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
May be required to provide clear written documentation on network procedures
Provides effective mentoring to staff
Must be able to analyze network performance, conduct statistical tests and create solutions to network problems, often highly complex in nature
Creates new solutions to network problems
Detail oriented and organized; able to understand network measurement criteria and be exact in assessments
Must closely follow network protocols and methodology
Able to review the work of others and detect errors or needed modifications
Able to identify and resolve problems or inadequacies of network analysis
Manages expenditures effectively and maintains organized ordering process
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
8-10 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.
CCNP Route/Swirtch or equivalent preferred
CCNA or equivalent required
ITIL v3 Certification Preferred
DoDI 8570.01m Certification Required
Benefits of this Position:
Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
Parking and transit commuter benefits
Why Work at General Dynamics IT?
Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do
Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance
General Dynamics is a and .
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Number of Positions1
Job FunctionInformation Technology
Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI
Full/Part TimeFull Time