Tier 2 Network AdministratorAnalyzes, administers and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.Manages the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.Provides advice and training to end-users.Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.Participates in special projects as required.May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
2+ years of Cisco experience, certifications preferred CCENT, CCNA, or higher.Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.Knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, network cabling, and other network related hardware.Working knowledge of network technologies and protocols including Trunking, VTP, Layer 2 & 3 Port-channels, Spanning-Tree, Port-Security, HSRP, EIGRP, and OSPF.Working knowledge of Hierarchical Network design and Multi-layer network design for troubleshooting.Working knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications for troubleshooting.Some knowledge of Cisco Voice and Conferencing technologies preferred.Working experience with trouble ticketing systems like Siebel, Remedy, or ServiceNow.Knowledge of Splunk, Wireshark, HPNA, HP NNMi, or Netscout is useful, but not mandatory.Experience with crypto logical devices is also useful, but not mandatory.
Knowledge and Experience
Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance. Must be able to pass a CI Poly.
Must have Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent).
Should hold at least one CCENT, CCNA, JNCIA or similar network certification.
This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
2-5 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.