General Dynamics Information Technology Network Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Springfield, Virginia

Job Description

  • Responsible for the analysis, administration and support of voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

  • Analyzes, administers and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

  • Manages the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.

  • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.

  • Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.

  • Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.

  • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

  • Provides advice and training to end-users.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications

2-5 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.

Network experience:

  • Monitors network to ensure its availability to all users. Observes and controls the status and performance of all components of network facilities. Identifies, diagnoses and resolves problems affecting network performance.

  • A Network Control Specialist should have a working knowledge of the terrestrial network infrastructure including hardware (routers, switches, etc.), technologies, (fiber, copper, etc.), protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, etc.) and WANs (standard connectivity and data rate, etc.).

  • A Network Control Specialist must possess working knowledge and experience with Cisco routers (1841's, 3745's, 3845's, 76XX's, etc.), routed networks, routed and routing protocols as well as in-depth knowledge of Cisco, Foundry and Juniper switches (i.e., CAT 3550's, CAT 3750's, CAT 6500's, FES 2402's, FES 4802's, etc.).

  • The Network Control Specialist must have the ability to interpret and resolve customer requirements, perform configuration management of multiple IP networks, complete software updates of equipment, perform network troubleshooting, and improve network performance.

  • The Network Control Specialist must have Cisco Certified Network Associate or equivalent experience.

Must possess appropriate; current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTia Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security certification. Security+ CE Certification preferred. In addition; must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification prior to Hire Date.

As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

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

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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.

Job ID 2018-39679

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations USA-VA-Springfield

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part Time Full Time