Network Administrator

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Langley AFB, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126089

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is currently seeking a Network Administrator, Sr Advisor to join the Air Operations Center (AOC) Site Support Team. The successful candidate will be a Network Specialist providing support and assistance with configuring, maintaining, and sustaining the changes to the AOC Baseline. The candidate should have detailed knowledge and experience with configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of relevant components in the AOC environment; to include, but not limited to, CISCO Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco router & switches, Forcepoint Sidewinder Firewall, Palo Alto Next Generation Firewalls, SolarWinds, Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), NetApp Data Ontap, Secure Access Control System (ACS), and other network management systems and the implementation of any subsequent and future releases. Home office will be in Hampton, VA with potential travel to customer sites located both CONUS and OCONUS.


Support network integration, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting issues, document installation procedures, and migration to new versions and devices. This requires familiarization network architectures and connectivity requirements to:

  • Develop and document solutions to technical issues,
  • Work with other teams to resolve discrepancy reports.
  • Provide technical support with routing and network connectivity.
  • Complete all applicable Agile Recurring Events (ARE), Fast Tracks (FT), and Critical Security Update (CSU) by applicable deadlines.
  • Attend networking meetings as required.
  • Complete and track lessons learned and metrics.

Required Skills:

Current Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.

Security+ DoD 8570 certification, or higher.

Six to eight years applicable experience in:

  • Palo Alto Next Generation Firewalls
  • Forcepoint Sidewinder Firewall
  • Network design and configuration
  • Networking/Infrastructure
  • NetApp Data Ontap Fiber Channel, NFS, CIFS Storage

Six to eight years network administration.

Desired Skills:

One of the following certifications or higher is preferred but not required:

  • CCNA Router and Switch,
  • CCNA Data Center or
  • CCNA Security
  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, Ontap
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator

Experience with or knowledge of AOC WS operations and VMware highly preferred.

Demonstrable experience with

  • CISCO Unified Computing System (UCS)
  • Fiber Channel, NFS, CIFS
  • NetApp Data ONTAP
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine
  • Secure Access Control System (ACS)
  • VMware
  • Remote configuration management and monitoring tools

Must possess a proven ability to work independently, collaboratively and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment as well as strong customer support skills and strong attention to detail.


Degree in Computer Science, a related engineering field, or STEM degree, and 15 years relevant, applicable experience.

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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.