General Dynamics Information Technology Network Specialist, Backup Technician, Journeyman - Secret Clearance Required in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

Install, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform System monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review System and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Design, develop, configure, implement, test, troubleshoot, deploy, and support backup and recovery technical solutions. Understand Cisco or Brocade SAN / Fabric switches. Strong understanding of CommVault products.

Utilize VMWare technologies. Script, Automate & Orchestrate backup solutions. Understand and provide Software Defined Storage/Software Defined Data Center. Use Microsoft Windows 2008/2012 Active Directory based enterprise environment. Design, provision, perform capacity planning, and maintenance of Storage Area Networks (SAN). Provide network designs (LAN & WAN), including backup systems and disaster recovery (DR) architectures. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.


BS or BA degree in a Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, or Engineering.

ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: Ten (10) years of relevant IT experience with an AA/AS can be substituted for a BA/BS degree.


Minimum Experience Required:

  • Five (5) years’ experience with backup disciplines and protocols to include comprehensive knowledge of specific backup and restore tasks.

  • IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months of TOA or hiring)

SecurityClearance:Secret clearance based upon a SSBI or SSBI-PR completed within the past five years.

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. 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.

Job ID2018-36671

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionProgram Management

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time