Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Network Engineering
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ60467

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Network Engineer to help support the milCloud 2.0 program in Chantilly, VA. 

NOTE: Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the candidate to live within driving distance from the designated work site. In addition, this position will require occasional travel as needed to help support other locations. 

The Network Engineer's responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate complexity.
  • Performs maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.
  • Maintains network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability.
  • Configures systems for data communication networks.
  • Supports the design, installation, and build of hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks.
  • Troubleshoots and support daily operations including responding to and resolving incidents.
  • Maintains current knowledge and documentation of relevant technology as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance or IT1 with current SSBI/T5 investigation in JPAS
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • 5 years experience supporting network engineering
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals, TCP/IP routing and switching
  • Experience with troubleshooting network connectivity and performance issues
  • Experience performing maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed to work with business partners, engineering, operations and vendors
  • Quick learner, detail oriented; demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; high sense of urgency
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a virtual team environment as well as independently
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Able to support the work site designated above

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Any Network certification, such as BUT not limited to:

>  Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 
>  Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

>  Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP R&S)  **strongly preferred**
>  Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
>  Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching Expert (JNCIE)
>  CompTIA Security+ ce 
>  CompTIA Network+ ce
>  ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA)
>  Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
>  VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
>  AWS Certified Advanced Networking
>  SolarWinds Certified Professional
>  Wireshark WCNA

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.