Network Administrator Mid - Secret - MacDill AFB, FL

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ119387

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Network Administrator-Mid
MacDill AFB, FL

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System 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. 

As a Network Administrator-Mid, your role is to support 24/7 time-sensitive incident response to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support the USBICES-X program. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network associated operating systems. The selected candidate will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolves issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments. 


  • Provides advice and training to end-users and less-experienced network personnel
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves network incidents and problems.
  • Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment associated with USBICES.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.
  • 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 to meet Enterprise Service Availability and Service Level Agreement requirements.
  • Utilizes IT Service Management (ITSM) Principles to identify, categorize, prioritize, escalate, troubleshoot, and resolve incidents.
  • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.
  • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
  • Assists with development of third-party monitoring actions and procedures for network infrastructure.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • BA/BS degree – may substitute additional years of experience.
  • Must possess a completed CCNA certification.
  • Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire
  • Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, ISAKMP, ESP, SIP, SCCP, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS software and hardware features
  • Experience working directly with hardware vendors involved in the incident resolution process.
  • Provides Tier I-II support for problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Experience with STIG patching, compliance, and other security activities
  • Experience using Network management tools and concepts.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience with distributed network environment.
  • Experience with Cisco routers and switches, supporting DOD networks
  • Experience with creating network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
  • Experience with twisted pair cable, Patch Panels, and other layer 1 maintenance and installation.
  • Cisco VoIP experience desired.
  • Candidate must be willing to perform systems maintenance duties after-hours and on weekends.
  • Candidate must be willing to be on-call for troubleshooting and support.
  • 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 be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays when required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Enterprise
  • Knowledge of Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Nexus series switches
  • Knowledge of Cisco ISR Gen2 (1900, 2900, 3900 series) and ISR Gen3 (4000 series) routers
  • Knowledge of Cisco Firepower series firewalls.
  • Knowledge (to include instillation) of KG-175, KG-250 and other NSA Cryptographic devices.
  • Knowledge of configuration of Cisco IOS 15.x, Cisco IOS-XE 16.x, and NX-OS 9.x
  • Knowledge of VLAN's, Spanning Tree, and routing concepts to include: EIGRP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, and Multicast.
  • Knowledge of network management applications including Solarwinds
  • Knowledge and experience with VoIP/VTC collaboration systems
  • Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices
  • Knowledge and experience with Multicast and GRE Routing
  • Knowledge of Virtualization technologies as they apply to networking: VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft
  • Knowledge and experience with data center networking
  • Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
  • Understanding of network virtualization

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.

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