General Dynamics Information Technology Network Administrator in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Public Trust

Job Family:

Network Engineering

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. CSRA provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. CSRA supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. The FDIC Engineering team provides support to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies across the IT spectra. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Engineers are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.

GDIT/CSRA is seeking a Network Administrator for the FDIC infrastructure program in Arlington, VA. U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background. (Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain (LAN, MAN, WAN, Wireless) network infrastructure

  • Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements

  • Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network

  • Direct system installation

  • Select and install appropriate data communications components configured to meet current and future client's needs

  • Program routers, switches, and other network hardware

  • Configure DNS servers and appliances

  • Maintain firewall and manage security related to hacking

  • Define, document, and enforce system standards

  • Manage owned domain names

  • Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations

  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages

  • Schedule updates and upgrades

  • Collaborate with network architects to optimize system performance

  • Engage in data network fault investigations

  • Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access

  • Report network operation status based on project management and priority information

  • Implement, configure and optimize QoS, BGP, OSFP, VoIP,

  • Ability to setup, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, SRX's, and Riverbed devices

  • Design and implement Enterprise communications platforms such as Avaya Telephony, Cisco UC, or Skype for Business

Business Skills:

  • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams

  • Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects

  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers

  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements

  • Proven success oriented professional attitude

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

  • Four plus years of experience as a network engineer managing enterprise data center networks

  • Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred

  • Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VoIP networks

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)

  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

  • Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications

  • Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office

  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to perform well under pressure

  • Have high attention to detail

  • Be a confident communicator

  • Work well independently or as a senior network SME

  • BS or equivalent and four years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience

It would be great if you also had

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher

  • Juniper Certification JNCIA-Junos or higher

  • CompTIA NetworkAs a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services, 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 3501 N Fairfax Dr (VAC008)

Additional Work Locations:

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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