Network Enginneer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Network Operations

Palo Alto

Technical Troubleshooting

REQ#: RQ146944
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is currently looking to hire an Associate Network Engineer to support our client in Annapolis Junction, MD. The Network Engineer brings specialized skills and focuses on technical aspects of vendor data center network architecture and operations. The engineer will work daily alongside engineering staff at site to become thoroughly familiar with unique processes and requirements relative to the DOD specific configurations and challenges.  Engineer will assist in the overall performance, deployment, and maintenance of global data center network environment. Engineer will work alongside of fellow engineering team members to mentor, knowledge share, and develop new DCN solutions.

    Preferred Experience

    • Analyzing network configurations
    • Assisting with network inventory tracking and management
    • Perform regular system maintenance in support of IAVA vulnerabilities/CCRI compliance/code upgrades 
    • Multiple opportunities to learn new technologies and diversify technical expertise
    • Reviews PCAP data for network troubleshooting and optimization
    • Troubleshooting connectivity issues and supporting operation
    • Developing network operating procedures
    • Evaluating technical specifications for interoperability
    • Service benchmarking
    • Assisting in the ongoing definition of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the network and services.
    • Design/implement/migrate new next generation network solutions
    • Collaborate w/project manager and frameworks to coordinate/maintain schedule
    • BS Degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Active TS/SCI with a current polygraph
    • Ability to physically lift 25 pounds, which will be required to move network equipment and running cabling
    • IAT Level II Certification (Security+ or CCNA Security)
    • Preferred networking experience with TCP/IP, PCAP, Layer 2/3 networking, SSL
    • Familiarity with STE/STN and CCRI compliance
    • Familiarity with troubleshooting connectivity issues for both services and applications
    • Ability to communicate and collaborate in a team setting
    • Hours: 40hrs/wk / On-call (some travel may be required)
    • Obtain certifications as needed
    • 1 year of experience in troubleshooting connectivity issues for both services and applications
    • Experience supporting Palo Alto Networks products
    • Experience in designing/deploying/implementing next generation networking solutions and leveraging new technologies for improved security posture

    ● 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
    ● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

    Work Requirements
    Years of Experience

    2 + years of related experience

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


    IAT Level II Certification - CompTIA

    Travel Required

    Less than 10%


    U.S. Citizenship Required

    About Our Work

    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.

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

    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.