• Sr Network Administrator, Airborne Mission Network and Fixed Networks

    Job Location USA-FL-Hurlburt Field
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description


    The Network Administrator Sr. - provides support to all Command and Control Mission Systems (C2MS), their associated software, hardware, configurations, and architectures as a part of the Specialized Automated Mission Suite (SAMS). Provides reach back support for both fixed and Airborne Mission Network systems for multiple classifications and coordinate their use around the globe.


    Functional duties include:

    • Install and maintain network systems for multiple classifications on both fixed and Airborne Mission Network C2 systems
    • Coordinate with other agencies on integration and configuration of disparate aircraft data system into the Airborne Mission Network Systems
    • Monitor network performance and review system and security logs
    • Evaluate hardware, software and peripheral equipment for simple and complex networks
    • Troubleshoot and resolve problems to ensure quality transmission service
    • Implements network policies, procedures, standards, and ensure that security policies are enforced
    • Work with other IT professionals to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes
    • Act as the technical lead, train and mentor junior network admin staff on duties, technologies, processes and procedures

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Required Qualifications:

    • Superb knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals, sub-netting, multicast, unicast traffic, routing protocols, and other networking fundamentals Extensive experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routing and switching devices
    • Experience and knowledge that demonstrates competency with network design, operational support, hands-on implementation, configuration and trouble-shooting of multiple networking platforms and hardware devices
    • Experience and knowledge that demonstrates competency with VoIP, POTS, and Cisco Call Manager
    • Experience and knowledge with network management protocols such as SNMPv2c, SNMPv3, and SYSLOG while using tools such as Zabbix and Solarwinds
    • Experience and knowledge with DOD STIGS and working with Information Assurance personnel.
    • Experience with Airborne Mission Networking
    • Experience with various devices such as VPN’s, TACLANES, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, COMSEC fill devices, SATCOM and radio platforms
    • Ability to create network diagrams, training outlines, and document processes and procedures
    • Ability to work at a high technical level on all phases of network operations and maintenance
    • Good communications skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
    • Provide clear and effective direction/training to less experienced staff and/or users
    • Must be able to evaluate network performance and interact with users to solve complex problem review the work of others and detect errors or needed modifications
    • Detail-oriented and organized; able to understand network evaluation criteria

                Desired Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of VoIP protocols H323/SCCP/RTP/QoS/SRST/MGC/SIP
    • Familiarity with mission systems such as: KuSS, TBMCS, GCCS, and TACLAN
    • Experience working in a tactical environment, alongside military or DoD personnel 

    Certification Requirements

    • CCNA R&S and CCNA-Security as a minimum
    • In Lieu of CCNA-Security, DoD 8570 IAT-2 or higher compliance required to start (Sec+ CE or higher)


    • 5-8 years related IT systems experience
    • Must have a Top Secret Clearance to begin work.  Exceptions possible for the right candidate with a Secret Clearance
    • The work is primarily performed in lab environment with on-aircraft work as required
    • Must be able to obtain a passport for OCONUS travel, if required
    • Position will require an annual 90-day OCONUS deployment in support of contract initiatives
    • Annual 90-day deployment rotations will be to an undisclosed OCONUS location.
      • Note: Annual deployment locations may or may not be the same
    • Lift over 35 LBS


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    • 5-8 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


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