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Sr Network Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph

If you are interested in playing a role in maintaining the communications infrastructure, which was established to monitor the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, track international terrorists and drug traffickers? Look no further, as a Network Control Specialist supporting the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), you get to play a role in doing all the above and much more.

This job is important, and every server you touch, every install you support, and every configuration change you execute, all is tied to something bigger.

It is tied to keeping your families safe, and it is ultimately connected to supporting the NRO, our primary customer.

The NRO is a Department of Defense Organization that provides global communications and reconnaissance information to U.S.

forces to support the war on terrorism and other continuing operations.

If being a System Administrator supporting the NRO sounds exciting see the below position, and apply today.



  • Exciting fast paced positon solving real world problems in multi-vendor-environment; utilizes critical thinking to troubleshoot complex network issues while maintaining constant vigilance over enterprise network resources

  • Responsible for performing 24/7 continuous monitoring to identify network incidents related to service interruptions, WAN/LAN outages, and system performance issues

  • Remediates network and system performance issues and coordinates and implements network changes in accordance with established network maintenance activity processes and procedures

  • Responsible for day-to-day O&M and administration on routers, switches, multiplexers, load balancers, and encryption and decryption devices within a multi-vendor environment

  • Troubleshoots SONET, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, Ethernet, Frame-Relay, VRF/VPN, VPLS, Tunneling and other networking technologies to identify potential switching and routing conflicts

  • Responsible for proactive configuration of network paths for optimum network performance and to reduce impacts to service

  • Interacts with Cyber Network Defense (CND) analyst to investigate network security related incidents and works to identify root causes and executes mitigation strategies

  • Provides Situational Awareness (SA) information to the customer for all service impacts

  • Maintains Job Qualification Standard (JQS) requirements and job certification with an implemented Annual Plan of Instruction (APOI) per customer direction in conjunction with DoD 8570 Requirements


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



  • Must have current TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

  • Must possess appropriate current DOD Information Assurance (IA) certification to be considered for employment; i.e., CompTIA Security+CE, or CCNA-Security

  • Must attain the required DOD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) certification within six (6) months of hire date

  • Experience with ITIL Incident Management processes

  • Position requires shift work: Panama Schedule: Example shown Below

  • As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access


Panama 12-Hour Shift Schedule Example.


As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access.

Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them.

Please be aware that because of these critical duties, you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring, and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures.

Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

Benefits of this Position:



  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program

  • Professional Development Assistance - Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)

  • Educational Reimbursement - toward degree programs and individual coursework

  • 401K Match - with 100% vesting on day one

  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day

  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?



  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field

  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation

  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do

  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT

  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world

  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.


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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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