Senior Network Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Network Administration
Location
Vicenza, Italy
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Networking

Local Area Network (LAN)

Network Services

Network Systems

Routers

REQ#: RQ169540
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Network Administrator to support U.S. Army Europe as part of our EMITS program in Vicenza Italy.

The Network Administrator serves as the senior technical expert for SETAF-AF G2 to provide the full complement of LAN/WAN/ICAN network services on the unclassified, secret, top secret, BICES/NATO and other classified network; 

including router / switch configuration, COMSEC, VOIP provisioning, and 

Operations & Maintenance (O&M).

The Network Administrator is responsible with resolving technical and complex problem sets, researching and evaluating new leading edge telecommunications technologies and designing and implementing network changes.  These tasks must be accomplished while targeting a high level of Cybersecurity compliance across the network, ensuring DoD network assets remain properly configured, patched, and updated to mitigate cyber risks. Develops recommended technical courses of action for the intelligence network topology to boost performance, improve effectiveness, and/or save resources based on detailed research and risk management principles. Develops technical specifications for 

telecommunications equipment and software acquisitions to meet theater Army or Directorate requirements. 

HOW A SR. NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Responsible for oversight of the entire TS/SCI Army intelligence technical network architecture implementation for SETAF-AF G2, 207th MI Brigade and subordinate commands.

  • Installing and configuring routing, switching, and current networking software (most current IOS versions) are essential. 

  • Provisioning and maintaining VoIP and desktop Video Teleconference (dVTC) devices. 

  • Ensuring network devices are IAVA compliant and able to troubleshoot network deficiencies to determine the best issue / risk mitigation approach. 

  • Works closely with the OSP/ISP Network Specialist to assist with Inside Plant, Outside Plant, Cabling, and Trenching services. 

  • Assists the OSP/ISP Network Specialist with OSP/ISP cable plant troubleshooting, repair, fabrication, and installation to include, copper/fiber, patch panels, MDFs, CAT 5/6, RJ-11, RJ-45 terminations. 

  • Performs necessary fiber optic, media converters, copper/fiber modems, UPS installation/repair/troubleshooting procedures. 

  • Installation of copper and fiber cabling and equipment in accordance with DoD TEMPEST standards, Army guide 3.15 General Cable Specifications, NSTISSI protective distribution system (PDS) installation guideline. 

  • Tests copper and fiber cabling for signal quality, degradation, throughput, continuity, and availability. 

  • Terminate and splice both copper and fiber optic cables and maintains technical proficiency and ensures applicable certifications are kept current with the technology being implemented. 

  • Creates network and rack elevation diagrams using Microsoft Visio and/or PowerPoint in required formats to support network and system accreditation packages. 

  • Performs other duties and assignments as required. 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Security Clearance Required: Active TS/SCI level Security Clearance

  • Education: BA/BS Degree - IT related degree preferred. 

  • Required Experience: 8+ years experience;

  • Certifications: Candidate must possess at least a Cisco CCNA certification; CCNP preferred.  Additional Juniper certification or experience beneficial. Candidate must possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification on Day 1 and must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 90 days of hire. 

  • Additional Certifications: Additional IT, Security and Project Management certification a plus (CISSP, PMP, Project+, CAPM, CASP). 

  • Required Experience: Must be proficient with installation, configuration, and management of network devices to include routers, switches, and ancillary network devices and networking software as part of the Local and Wide Area Network. Knowledge of TACLANE and other cryptographic devices to include configuration, key management, and troubleshooting are essential. Knowledge of WAN circuits and experience managing Promina multiplexer devices. .

  • Candidate must be able to meet local country SOFA eligibility requirements. 

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Full-flex work week

  • 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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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

CCNA - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.