Biometrics Enabling Capability Network Administrator-All Levels

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Clarksburg, West Virginia

REQ#: RQ101947

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking candidates to fill multiple Network Administrator roles in support of Department of Defense (DOD) Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC) Increment 1 program, which is a follow-on program and its associated system, DOD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS).  DOD ABIS is the authoritative biometrics enterprise system that provides matching, sharing and storing of biometrics data. DoD ABIS biometrics matched results enable the warfighter, commanders, biometric submitters, the intelligence community (IC), and other government agencies with the capability to conduct identity intelligence, make informed decisions and act against threat actors and neutral/unknown/non-aligned adversaries.

PdM BEC is the manager of DoD ABIS. PdM BEC manages the business, technical, and support strategies to sustain a biometric ingestion, process, store, match, and share capability for the DoD, non-DoD agencies, and coalition partners. DoD ABIS must facilitate the following operational capabilities 24x7x365 in support of the warfighter worldwide: Biometric data management, Biometric data examination services, Biometric customer support, Biometric Enabled Watchlist (BEWL) operations, Biometrics Examination Services, User profile management, Biometrics metrics reporting and Watch List management via Cross Domain Solution.

In this role, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of computer networks (LAN/WAN).
  • Configure, operate, and maintain production firewalls including troubleshooting, diagnostics, configuration management and change logs/system logs/audit logs, system health alerts and notifications, traffic analysis, network optimization, bandwidth management, fault tolerance/load balance/high availability, security management, network device physical/virtual inventory management, operating system image management, and any changes to the firewalls in accordance with Army and DoD Policy and Regulations. 
  • Monitors data traffic/network performance and controls network resource performance to ensure high-quality transmission; and provide a network architecture, design, management, and performance assessment. 
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems. Network connectivity to portals and systems, including GFP operations dashboard, System Cutover Plan. Network administration duties, including Cisco, BlueCoat, SolarWinds, Squid.


  • Active Secret security clearance preferred
  • Certifications in RHCE, AWS, CISCO, CCNP or equivalent
  • Network management expertise within ABIS boundary and/or implementing mitigations and taking corrective action in defense of the DOD information network (DODIN).


  • Entry Level: BA/BS degree and 0+ years of relevant experience.
  • Mid Level: BA/BS degree and 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Senior Level: BA/BS degree and 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Master Level: BA/BS degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Expert Level: BA/BS degree and 20+ years of relevant experience.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at

Do you have a friend or colleague this posting describes? Let them know about the opportunity by clicking “Share.” 

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.