Network Administrator - Secret - Iraq at General Dynamics (Washington DC)

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Network Administrator

Secret

Iraq

Check out this great opportunity to join one of GDIT's fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation Systems eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. We are seeking a Network Administrator that is able to work independently and provide routine desktop support - please read below!

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Screens, refers and diagnoses internal inquiries and work requests as they relate to maintenance of personal computers and related systems.
  • Installs, configures, and upgrades computer hardware and software.
  • Provides end-user software troubleshooting and support.
  • Is part of a team with personnel located throughout the Southwest Asia (SWA). Will be required to support customers at local and remote sites.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support. Knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  • Will be required to perform desktop support duties, and support systems, information assurance and logistics teams.
  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.


Required Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience required.
  • Must possess and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance, TS/SCI preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a visa based on the country requirements.
  • Must be able to pass requirements necessary to be medically cleared by the USCENTCOM Clinic or a third party vendor, within a reasonable time period, as determined at the sole discretion of the customer. This includes meeting medical, dental, and psychological requirements, being able to obtain all required immunizations as defined by the customer.
  • BA/BS required
  • This position is deemed a DoD IA Workforce, IAT Level III position and requires 8570/8140 compliance. A candidate must meet the following requirements:
    • Baseline - CASP+ ce, CCNP Security, or CISSP.
    • Compute - valid Cisco certification such as CCNA or CCNP.
  • Must possess valid US passport and US driver's license.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting multinational customers preferred.
  • Experience operating in deployed environments preferred.
  • Selected candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Middle East. Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to; car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
  • This position is supporting a fluid military missions. You may be required to travel (temporarily or permanently) to different operating locations within the CENTCOM AOR. Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to; car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
  • The position will be based in Iraq. There is no guarantee at which base in Iraq the position will be located. The position may be relocated at any time within the country of Iraq to meet mission support requirements. Work location/rotation of locations will be at the Site Lead's discretion.
  • Candidate will be expected to live alongside deployed military personnel in military provided accommodation. Housing options include, but are not limited to; open bay tents and multi-personnel containerized housing units "CHUs".
  • Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
  • Must obtain ITIL V3 or V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
  • Experience supporting multinational customers preferred.
  • Experience operating in deployed environments preferred.
  • Selected candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Middle East. Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to; car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
  • Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • The position will be based in Iraq. There is no guarantee at which base in Iraq the position will be located. The position may be relocated at any time within the country of Iraq to meet mission support requirements. Work location/rotation of locations will be at the Site Lead's discretion.
  • This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide. Candidate will be expected to live alongside deployed military personnel in military provided accommodation. Housing options include, but are not limited to; open bay tents and multi-personnel containerized housing units "CHUs".
  • This position is supporting a fluid military missions. You may be required to relocate (temporarily or permanently) to different operating locations within the CENTCOM AOR.
  • The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.


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.

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GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.
More Information on General Dynamics
General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 816 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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