Network Administrator Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Administration
Newington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ115989

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description:

  • Provides ongoing support for the functionality and efficiency of computer networks (LAN/WAN).
  • Designs, installs, maintains, and coordinates the use of network systems. Monitors and manages data traffic/network performance and controls network resource performance to ensure high-quality transmission.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network.
  • Provides technical solutions in the management of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures, including network control software, routers, switches, lines, modems, adapters, and servers.
  • Evaluates existing network systems to ensure network capacity meets current and future network requirements.
  • Analyzes customer requirements to determine optimal network solutions
  • Monitors network performance and troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to maintain operating efficiency and ensure quality transmission service on the network.
  • Uses subject matter expertise to diagnose and solve issues and has authority to deviate from standard operating procedures
  • May create, maintain, and delete user accounts
  • Plans, installs, and maintains network systems for multiple classifications
  • May provide installation, maintenance and repair of network hardware and software
  • Develops and/modifies process and technical documentation. Creates back-up procedures, test plans, and related reports
  • Plans and diagrams the physical layout and location of devices and the connection between devices participating on the network
  • Evaluates and recommends networking product and software upgrades
  • Maintains operating efficiency and stability, and ensures the security and integrity of all systems and data
  • May function in a "Tier 3" support role, resolving the most complex network issues escalated by Tier 2 support
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • BA/BS or equivalent and 8+ years of relevant experience (Additional Education, Training, Certifications or Work Experience can be substituted for Degree or Years of Experience.)
  • CCNA or equivalent required
  • DoDI 8570.01m Certification Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCNP Route/Switch or equivalent
  • ITIL Certification


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.