Network Administrator - Secret – Iraq - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Erbil Airfield

  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. Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned. 
  12. Participates in special projects as required. 
  13. Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
  14. Knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software.
  15. Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  16. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.


2-5 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.


Additional Requirements:

  1. Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  2. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.
  3. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment. 
  4. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
  5. Must be able to pass all pre-deployment requirements (medical, dental, and psychological) and be able to obtain all required immunizations deemed necessary.
  6. The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.


The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper 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.


Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


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


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.


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