Firewall Systems Administrator Advisor

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General Dynamics Information Technology
IT, Network, Security, Development
Contract W2
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

REQ#: 2019-65414

Job Description

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Functional duties:
  • Manage the functionality and efficiency of Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Remain proactive in identifying, analyzing, and resolving technical issues involving Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Assist in the planning of system enhancements and upgrades.
  • Assist in the development of documentation on new or existing systems.
  • May provide technical OJT training and guidance to less experienced team members.
  • May serve as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • May provide leadership to less-experienced team members.


  • Education

    BA/BS

    Qualifications

    • 8+ years of experience.
    • A TS/SCI clearance.
    • CI Poly obtainment and maintenance.
    • Approved DoD 8570 Baseline certification.

    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?
    • Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor .
    • 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 Information Technology solves our customers' challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference - helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

    Are you the person with the passion, intellect, and skills to learn the procedures and tools towards becoming a great cyber defense engineeer? We are looking for people with the ability to learn new concepts and introduce new ideas that propel GDIT to the next level of cyber operational efficiency and help our customers reduce their exposure to cyber threats.

    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.

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    Company Information

    We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

    GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing flexibility, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

    We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.

    Dice Id : 90979310
    Position Id : 2019-65414
    Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago

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