Senior Network Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Administration
Quantico, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ140429
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 Senior Network Administrator joining our team to support FBI activities at Quantico, VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Senior 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 lead moderately complex network projects or phases of a large project, and coordinate work activities for a small group of technical/professional employees to ensure established network deliverable deadlines and performance standards are met. 
  • Manage a moderately large, complex function
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership
  • Define deliverable and work schedules
  • Act as point of contact for Operational Technology Division technical personnel while leading network requirements analysis activities, and network maintenance and/or upgrade operations
  • Support the unit with other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrate experience leading Network Administrator teams
  • Senior level engineering knowledge in design, documentation, and implementation of all Network Administrator skillsets
  • Designing, building, and maintaining physical and virtual networking devices, to include Cloud and Hybrid Cloud solutions, encryption (experience with Taclanes preferred), Firewall devices and rules, and networking Layer 2 and 3 devices and configurations
  • Researching, evaluating, testing, recommending, integrating, deploying, and installing network equipment and solutions, including but not limited to Quality of Service (QoS) policies, SMB protocols, storage technologies, RDMA
  • Providing recommendations for the management, functional capabilities and enhancement of supported networks
  • Developing, testing, documenting, and implementing network changes for efficient operation, tools, systems, and networks interoperability, and maximized user experience
  • Automated switches and firewalls deployment
  • Managing, training, and developing skills of junior network administrators
  • Troubleshooting and providing technical assistance for networking issues
  • Reverse engineering networks, and documenting and recommending potential areas of improvement and optimization


  • Quality of Service (QoS) policies
  • SMB protocols
  • Configure and validate RDMA technology usage
  • Expertise with Cloud and/or Hybrid Cloud networking integration and sustainment


  • Four (4) year college degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Six (6) years of experience monitoring, managing, and administering internet protocol (IP) networks in a production environment or, in lieu of education, ten (10) years of experience
  • A relevant industry certification, such as COMPTIA Network+, Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA), etc.


  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Must be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access
    • Quality of Service (QoS) policies
    • SMB protocols
    • Configure and validate RDMA technology usage
    • Expertise with Cloud and/or Hybrid Cloud networking integration and sustainment


  • 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.