Network Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Administration
Quantico, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ140433
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Network Administrator joining our team to support FBI activities at Quantico, VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Network Administrator supporting the Operational Technology Division, you will be trusted to work on complex IP network tools and technologies in a production environment and monitor, manage and administer internet protocol (IP) networks.  In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with the Operational Technology Division to evaluate moderately complex networks to identify and reconcile all obstacles to the network’s optimum performance. 
  • Primary responsibilities
  • Conduct site surveys alone, or as a team member and employ knowledge gained to configure and/or recommend the configuration of networks
  • Research and evaluate network technologies and COTS in the course of assessing the currency of networks
  • Employ the research and evaluation results to produce actionable recommendations for changes that networks remain current with leading industry standards
  • Design and plan moderately complex network systems and recommend resources required to maintain planned service levels
  • Demonstrate proficiency with communicating network architectures through the production of clear network diagrams
  • Direct the execution of projects of limited complexity
  • Plan and conduct relevant feasibility studies and produce initial drafts of related technical standards
  • Resolve moderately complex network problems
  • Establish and meet established work-product deliverable deadlines
  • Support the unit with other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Four (4) years of experience in monitoring, managing, and administering internet protocol (IP) networks in a production environment or, in lieu of education, eight (8) years of experience
  • Relevant industry certification, such as COMPTIA Network+, Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA), etc.


  • Configuring and managing products from various manufacturers, including Watchguard, Netgear, Arista and other major vendors
  • Maintaining Networking Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices and policies
  • Using automated methods to deploy and maintain switches and firewalls
  • Maintaining firewall appliances and firewall rules
  • Planning, Implementing, and supporting changes to networks, including cable infrastructure, network monitoring software, firmware and hardware
  • Evaluating and testing network equipment
  • Maintaining network systems and equipment
  • Installing and servicing terminals, cables, network components


  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Must be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access​


  • Maintaining Network devices QoS policies
  • Providing detailed documentation and procedures for all solutions
  • Analyzing network and network equipment performance
  • Integrating Network device and SMB protocols with Software Defined Storage technologies such as but not limited to RDMA
  • Experience with Cloud technologies and interconnecting existing systems into the cloud
  • Monitoring network and other communication equipment
  • Providing training to peers and users
  • Developing, implementing, and testing changes to communication networks
  • Resolving interoperability problems within and between networks
  • Analyzing traffic information and providing analysis to justify network optimization and reconfiguration
  • Providing technical assistance, training, and system documentation for users
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Taclane devices


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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Travel Required: None
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 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.