Transport Engineer Lead

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Architectural Analysis

Complex Systems

Network Architecture

Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ167134
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

Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to:

Participates in the design and definition of network architecture and its alignment with the Campus systems architecture.

  • Serve as a technical team or task lead.
  • Must have great, customer-focused, team-oriented communications and consultative skills, be highly accountable, be self-directed and productive with strong work ethic, be willing to show "presence" and availability on IM
  • Works at an enterprise level and in cross-functional teams to assist with the development of strategic and enterprise plans.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator to troubleshoot transport or transport related issues.
  • Works with the program Architecture team to coordinate changes, review requirements, and design systems enhancements.
  • Owns and maintains all applications necessary to run the transport environment (CISCO ISE, Panorama and so on).
  • Assists in troubleshooting of devices/applications that are connected to the network (sniffer and so on).
  • Perform assigned complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, manufacturing and development cost projections, network architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Plans upgrades of operating systems.
  • Develops documentation on new or existing systems.
  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.
  • Leads installation and configuration of computer network equipment.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • Training Required
  • - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • - CCNA or equivalent certification required. CCNP or equivalent preferred.


  • - 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience with Bachelor’s.  
  • - 10-15 years without Bachelor’s      

  • Experience in the following areas:
  • Designing and implementing MPLS/VPN networks
  • Designing and implementing VxLAN networks
  • Designing and implementing Data Centers utilizing Cisco Virtual Switching Systems (VSS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and Virtual Port Channels (vPC) or other vendor equivalents.
  • Knowledge with Tellabs GPON/Optical LAN Networking
  • Experience with the following protocols:
  • -OSPF
  • - BGP
  • - PIM
  • - MSDP
  • - LDP
  • - MSTP
  • - IPv6


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DHS Entry On Duty (EOD)
  • Must hold an active TS clearance and be able to obtain and maintain SCI

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.