Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ60467

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to help support our milCloud 2.0 program and report onsite in Chantilly, VA. This position will require rotating on-call and after hours maintenance windows support (as needed) to include occasional travel to other site locations. NOTE: Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed.

The Senior Network Engineers 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.


  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance (or IT1 with current SSBI/T5 investigation)

  • Bachelors Degree in related technical discipline OR equivalent work experience in lieu of degree

  • 5 years experience supporting network engineering

  • Experience performing maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks. (i.e. Cisco Nexus/ASR, Palo Alto, VMware NSX)

  • Experience with troubleshooting network connectivity and performance issues

  • Experience with data center/enterprise operational maintenance support

  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals, TCP/IP routing and switching

  • Understanding or knowledge of cloud networking concepts

  • 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, to include rotating on-call and after hours support


  • Network certification, to include one or more of the following:

>  Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP R&S)  **strongly preferred**

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

>  Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
>  CompTIA Security+ ce 
>  CompTIA Network+ ce
>  VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
>  AWS Certified Advanced Networking

>  Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching Expert (JNCIE)

  • Experience with WireShark, PRTG, SolarWinds

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.