The Directorate of Digital Innovation (DDI) is at the forefront of defining the future of digital expertise within the CIA. DDI focuses on developing the workforce with cutting-edge skills, investing in IT infrastructure, and modernizing the way the Agency does business. DDI officers help accelerate the integration of innovative methods and tools to enhance the CIA's cyber and digital capabilities on a global scale and ultimately help safeguard our nation. Learn more about the Directorate of Digital Innovation at https://www.cia.gov/offices-of-cia/digital-innovation/Learn more about this agency
As a Field IT Systems Administrator for the CIA, you will act as the on-site point of accountability for Information Technology (IT) in CIA communications centers overseas. You will operate, maintain, install and manage complex LAN and WAN platforms and provide associated IT close support to a diverse and sophisticated customer base charged with advancing national security objectives overseas. Field IT Systems Administrators are also responsible for conventional and tactical voice communication systems, RF communication capabilities (including satellite) and will play a supporting role in the operation and maintenance of emergency power generators and heating/air conditioning systems (HVAC).
The capacity and commitment to serve globally is essential. Field IT Systems Administrators typically spend 60-70% of their career abroad on foreign assignments approximately 1-3 years in duration and are regularly required to work domestically and abroad in temporary capacities as the mission dictates. Some assignments may be in difficult, harsh and challenging environments. The CIA offers benefits and allowances for travel that positively impact overall compensation.
- US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
- All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
- All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
- All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/copy_of_telecommunications-information-systems-officers.html
Occasional travel - 50% or Greater
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