Network Administrator – Secret – Camp Arifjan, Kuwait - Military veterans preferred

2019-05-30
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Kuwait City
Kuwait

Network Administrator

Secret Clearance

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Check out this great opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. We are seeking a Network Administrator that is able to work independently – please read below!

  • Administers and maintains 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. 
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.  
  • Provides support, 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. 
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
  • Knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) required / Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCND) preferred.
  • Is part of a team with personnel located throughout the Southwest Asia (SWA). Will be required to support customers at local and remote sites.
  • Will be required to assist desktop support, systems, information assurance and logistics teams.

Qualifications:

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

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. 
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire.
  • Experience supporting multination customers preferred.
  • Experience operating in deployed environments preferred. Selected candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Middle East. Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to; car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
  • Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment. 
  • This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide. Candidate will be expected to live alongside deployed military personnel in military provided accommodation. Housing options include, but are not limited to; open bay tents and multi-personnel containerized housing units “CHUs”.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-deployment requirements (medical, dental, and psychological) and be able to obtain all required immunizations deemed necessary.
  • 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.
 
General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

 

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.

 

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Education:

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