General Dynamics Information Technology Administrator, Network in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Job Description

This position supports the daily operations of an Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Operations Center. This is an information technology support position maintaining voice, data, LAN/WAN communications systems. This position will also include installation of IT equipment, modification of and testing of new equipment and the conversion of existing equipment from one facility to another facility.

Primary responsibility is to provide 24/7/365 network support consisting of integration, engineering, operations and maintenance of the communication systems to a Predator Operations Center and to assist technical solutions to real-time issues under supervision of a manager and possibly as a shift lead or independently when needed. Assist with install, configure, maintain network services, equipment and devices, supports administration of servers and server clusters, manages all system back-up and restore protocol, plans and supports network and computing infrastructure, monitors system performance and implements performance tuning, requires a thorough knowledge of networking essentials and network security.

Responsible for the analysis, administration and support of voice, video, and/or data communications networks.


Experience designing, building and changing both IP and ATM networks is required.

Experience with IP/ATM networks consisting of Cisco routers, Cisco switches, and Ericsson/Marconi ATM switches, lead and direct configuration changes, system maintenance and provide guidance and troubleshoot problems.

Familiar with the Cisco IOS, IP routing protocols, Ericsson/Marconi switch software, ATM protocols and ATM test equipment.

C4ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Intelligence Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) experience desired.

  1. Analyzes, administers and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

  2. Manages the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.

  3. Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security polices and procedures.

  4. Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.

  5. Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.

  6. Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.

  7. Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

  8. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

  9. Provides advice and training to end-users.

  10. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.

  11. May provide work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.


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

IAT Level 2 Certification Required


5-8 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. 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.


Requisition ID 2018-37126

of Openings 1

Job Location USA-FL-Fort Walton Beach

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Top Secret/SCI

Full/Part Time Full Time