Systems Administrator Advisor - Must possess a Top Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ85069

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The organization is a very fast-paced, changing environment. Superior customer service skills are required. This position requires ability to work independently as well as within groups. Sensitivity to accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism in all areas of support activity is imperative. 

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform Tier 2 network monitoring using enterprise network consoles and tool sets such as Proactive Net; monitor bandwidth utilization and provide traffic analysis
•Perform Tier 2 network event triage and remediation according to written playbook procedures
•Escalate complex network issues to Tier 3
•Maintain network maps and documentation
•Generate incident reports and manage a Remedy ticket queue
•Perform scanning and network discovery

Position Requirements:
•Understanding of Cisco switching, routing and firewall concepts to include BGP, QOS, SNP trapping, VRF mapping 
•Ability to read and maintain network maps; ability to trace fiber runs and detect issues
•Experience with Cisco, UNIX, and Linux
•Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment.
•Experience working in a process-oriented workflow environment
•Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines 
•Mature verbal and written communication skills required
•Ability to maintain customer focus in the midst of difficult circumstances
•Experience as a member in a team environment 
•Ability to work independently with minimum supervision 
•Ability to communicate clearly with technical staff as well as less technical colleagues 
•Understanding of federal contracting environment a plus
•Hands-on experience with large Cisco and Juniper routers and switches; Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology
*Hands on experience utilizing Panorama
*Hands on experience monitoring and responding to alarmed fiber events

Provides information system solutions and technical support in one or more areas including personal computer/client server support, network infrastructure architecture, bandwidth utilization and planning, telecommunications and network support and administration in a 24x7x365 environment.

Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years IT experience with minimum 3 years in a Network or Security Operations role maintaining switches, routers, firewalls, or monitoring IDS.

CERTIFICATIONS:
•CCNA/CCNP required
•ITIL Foundations required
5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

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.

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.

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.

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.