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DNS Network Security Engineer

General Dynamics Information Technology
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Network Security
Job Type
GDIT is seeking a Domain Name Services (DNS) Systems Engineer to support the NIH Center for Information Technology. In this role you will be responsible for the configuration, deployment, and management of the customer's DNS solution in a 24x7x365 environment.

You will be responsible for monitoring, configuration changes, accounts, and software updates for the customer's DNS solution. You must be able to analyze, troubleshoot, and remediate issues within the enterprise.

Work Visa sponsorship will not be provided for this role.

Provide administration and implementation support for DNS technologies, including InfoBlox, BIND, and other DNS systems

Act as an escalation point for DNS and DNS secure related issues

Troubleshoot and problem–solve for a wide variety of client/user LAN/Security related issues

Collaborate with other IT functional teams to ensure cohesive support and strategies across the IT organization

Maintain relationships with key Third–Party software/hardware vendors to provide support to the infrastructure as needed

Provide daily support for tickets, including service requests, incidents, problems, and tasks

Execute tasks to support projects

Must be available for weekly On–Call rotation with DNS Team


Education: BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field (or equivalent)

Required Experience: Must have a minimum of eight years related experience

Required Technical Skills:
Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience implementing and maintaining DNS

Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Network Engineering role

Must have experience in troubleshooting and problem–solving a wide variety of client/user issues

Required Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to explain and elaborate on technical details

Ability to self–direct

Ability to adapt to frequent changes in priorities and task assignments.

Security Clearance: Must possess active NIH Clearance / Public Trust

Preferred Skills:
Experience with DNS InfoBlox

Familiar with other operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Unix

Experience with ServiceNow

Location: Hybrid; must be able to come to office a minimum of one day a week and as needed

401K with company match

Comprehensive health and wellness packages

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

Cutting–edge technology you can learn from

Paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements

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Years of Experience
8 + years of related experience

may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

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CCNA – Cisco

Travel Required

Salary and Benefit Information
The likely salary range for this position is $101,566 – $134,550. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.
About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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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