Network Administrator - Secret- Bahrain

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Administration
Manama, Bahrain

REQ#: G2019-68219

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Network Administrator



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 – please read below!


  • 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. 


BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


Required Qualifications:

1. 2+ years of experience required. 

2. Must possess and maintain a secret

3. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.

4. Selected candidate must be willing to travel and conduct installation of US BICES flyaway kits on US and Coalition Navy ships.  Installations will be conducted at various locations around the world.

5. 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.

6. Must be able to pass all pre-deployment requirements (medical, dental, and psychological) and be able to obtain all required immunizations deemed necessary.

7. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience supporting multinational customers preferred.

2. Experience operating in deployed environments preferred.  

3. Experience supporting US and Coalition Navy ships preferred.

4. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment. 

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.  

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.  General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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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.