Senior Network Administrator - Secret clearance - USA FL Eglin AFB

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Eglin AFB, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Security Policies

Standards Compliance

REQ#: RQ145778
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Senior Network Administrator with extensive familiarity with DoD security requirements to help support the 513th Electronic Warfare Squadron (EWS).

As a Senior Network Administrator, for the 513th EWS at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, you will provide ongoing support for the functionality and efficiency of computer networks (LAN/WAN), ensuring compliance with DoD security requirements.  Designs, installs, maintains, and coordinates the use of network systems.  Monitors and manages data traffic/network performance and controls network resource performance to ensure high-quality transmission. Troubleshoots and resolves problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Designing, Installing, maintaining, and coordinating the use of network systems, including network control software, routers, switches, lines, modems, adapters, and servers

  • Evaluates existing network systems to ensure network capacity meets current and future network requirements

  • Analyzes customer requirements to determine optimal network solutions

  • Monitors network performance and troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to maintain operating efficiency and ensure high-quality transmission service on the network

  • Uses subject matter expertise to diagnose and solve issues and develops new standard operating procedures when needed.

  • Knowledgeable on integrating network device authentication with Microsoft Active Directory.

  • Plans, installs, and maintains network systems for multiple classifications

  • May provide installation, maintenance and repair of network hardware and software

  • Develops and/modifies process and technical documentation. Creates back-up procedures, test plans, and related reports

  • Plans and diagrams the physical layout and location of devices and the connection between devices participating on the network

  • Provides sustainment and STIG-compliance for all network devices in accordance with AFI 17-101, JSIG, and DISA compliance standards.

  • Evaluates and recommends networking product and software upgrades

  • Maintains cybersecurity certification in accordance with DoDD 8140 standards.

  • Maintains operating efficiency and stability, and ensures the security and integrity of all systems and data

  • May function in a "Tier 3" support role, resolving the most complex network issues escalated by Tier 2 support

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance

  • Security + or equivalent certification

  • 3+ years’ experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher

  • Relevant certifications, such as CCNA, CCNP, Network+, or other vendor-specific certifications

  • Familiarity with CISCO brand network devices

  • Strong understanding of network protocols, topologies, and architectures

GDIT is your place:

  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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 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.