We are seeking a Network Engineer Advisor to join our team to support National Institute of Health. (NIH) Center for Information Technology supporting world-class biomedical research at NIH by delivering Information Technology services and products that ensure NIH scientists and administrative staff receive the IT support they need.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Works with Network Engineers to ensure network devices are deployed in a secure and compliant configuration and monitored effectively
Works with customers and engineers to perform forensic data analysis and packet captures of traffic to assist in troubleshooting efforts across the network.
Manages Network Monitoring Infrastructure, primarily including PerfSonar, Cisco Stealthwatch and Riverbed Steel Central implementations.
Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network
Responds to customer tickets and work on projects as assigned.
What GDIT Can Offer You:
You will have the opportunity to help provide the NIH and Health and the Human Services community with a secure and reliable IT infrastructure. You will be at the center of network data analysis for all of NIH.
In this role, a typical day will include:
Configure Cisco switches, routers, and other devices to remediate security & compliance issues
Work with customers and engineers to perform data analysis and packet captures of traffic to assist in troubleshooting efforts across the network.
Operate and maintain the health of the network security system architecture, including system monitoring and logging
Evaluate new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network
Respond to customer tickets and work on projects as assigned.
Coordinate the acquisition of hardware and software as needed.
Performs training of staff on tool solutions.
BS/BA (or equivalent) and five years IT experience
Five or more years supporting Network Infrastructure, preferably Cisco
Experience with implementing network security configurations.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Visio, or other similar tools used for network design.
Ability to obtain a Public Trust
Minimum of three years working on Linux Servers
Experience with Splunk logging server.
Experience with programming languages and tools such as Python, Perl, and WebAPIs
Expertise with data analysis solution like Riverbed SteelCentral and/or Cisco Stealthwatch
Experience managing PerfSonar implementation.
Experience with Cisco ISE
Experience with VMWare virtual servers
Attributes for Success:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good organizational and analytical skills
Good problem solving and root cause identification skills
Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
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.