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General Dynamics Information Technology Firewall Administrator - Remote in Peabody, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret

Job Family: Network Engineering

GDIT is seeking a Firewall Administrator to help support our Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) NET OPS program. This is a full-time remote position.

NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract funding and customer approval.

As a Firewall Administrator, you will be responsible to troubleshoot, analyze firewall system logs, apply firewall rules, and participate in network refresh and new site installation initiatives. A typical day in this role will include:

  • Work within a team environment, troubleshoot, identify root cause analysis and resolve network issues.

  • Develop, submit, and implement Firewall Change Requests (FCR).

  • Coordination with firewall team and LAN engineers to implement firewall changes and plan for technical refreshes.

  • Participate in new technology releases as applicable to firewall.

  • Provide status reports to contract and customer leadership.

  • Attend meetings and briefings as required to provide technical expertise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant Certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+ CE, CCNA Security, etc)

  • Checkpoint Certified Security Associate (CCSA) or higher CheckPoint certification

  • At least 5 years’ experience

  • Hands-on Firewall experience

  • Understanding of industry standard network environments, to include firewall and security hardware and software.

  • Knowledge and experience with Information Assurance (IA) best practices.

  • Experience with LAN/WAN operations.

  • Working knowledge of DoD security regulations, guidelines, and policies.

  • Installation, configuration, and sustainment of network equipment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.