Special Operations Network Instructor

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Fort Bragg, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ70187

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular


The position requires an experienced Network Engineer/Instructor who will deliver formal classroom instruction on implementation, design, and administration of Local and Wide Area Networks.  The instructor will perform the normal instructor duties associated with formal instruction including, but not limited to, preparing, maintaining and securing the training environment.  Serves as an instructor for the customer’s IT Academy and provides support as required conducting student evaluations and assessments.  This includes written examinations, quizzes, practical evaluations, and other training as required.  Provide input and develop customized official curriculum as directed to accurately train the customer’s network administrators on proper configuration, operation, and maintenance of network and systems operations and procedures.  Additionally, the instructor must have a working knowledge with the Department of Defense’s implementation of commercial internetwork technologies to support converged, multi-security enclave networks.  Duties may include routine maintenance and analysis functions including: hardware configurations; adding, removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; and cable infrastructure installation and maintenance. Supervise and perform maintenance of networks and systems, troubleshoot LAN/WAN related problems and evaluate communications hardware and software. Comply with DoD 8570.01M IAT Level I and Level II.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experienced in Cisco communications software, hardware, networks, or integrated systems.
  • Experience analyzing network characteristics (traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput, etc.) and recommends procurement, removals and modifications to network components. 
  • Experience with the design requirements of military secure and non-secure voice, video and data networks.
  • Experience in fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components or cable infrastructure
  • Must be able to teach, troubleshoot, and support soldiers IAW unit SOPs with limited exposure to networking and systems on the following technologies:
    • Routing and Switching (EIGRP, RIPv2, OSPF, Layer 3 Switching, VLANs, GRE tunneling)
    • VoIP Technologies (Call Manager, H323, MGCP, MLPP, Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers)
    • Encryption technologies (KG-175, KG-250’s)
    • Multicast implementation (PIM-Sparse, Dense)
    • Radio over IP (WAVE, TRICS)
    • Network Management (SolarWinds, Cisco Works, NAC, Meeting Place)
    • Packet Filtering (Access Control Lists)
  • Skills must include installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices
  • Must have knowledge of security infrastructure, threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and threat mitigation
  • Possess experience in communications software, hardware and networks
  • Experience in protocol analysis and knowledge of OSI model.
  • Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Teaching Performance skills:

  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, interactive technology, when appropriate.
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and escalate issues appropriately
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and demeanor, written, verbal and in-person
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain high quality work and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in difficult situations
  • Familiarization with U.S. military educational training and techniques preferred
  • Provide guidance pertaining to future course development and emerging technology trends to Field Grade Officers for future Academy direction

Security Requirements

  • Must have a Top Secret / SCI (TS/SCI)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Physical Demands

  • Lift over 50 LBS

Work Environment

  • Work environment is administrative office
  • Potential short duration travel – as needed

Education Requirements

  • BS or equivalent + 4-8 years of experience in Information Technologies related to Networks
  • Required to meet IAT Level I & II certification standards as per the DoD 8570.01-M
  • CCNP
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.