Network Engineer - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Network Engineering
Location
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ102283

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Senior Network Engineer joining our team to support ETM activities at the Pentagon.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Engineer supporting ETM, you will be trusted to review and evaluates information technology (IT) infrastructure and systems to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designs, plans, and builds communications networks.

  • Configures routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols.

  • Coordinates LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.

  • Monitors the network utilizing industry leading technologies.

  • Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process.

  • Plans implementation of enhancements.

  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • 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.

  • Coordinates the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

  • Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks.

  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Designs and builds the hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks.

  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced network personnel.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active Secret security clearance

  • 5+ years of experience in network administration

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a related field, OR work experience in lieu of degree.

  • IAT Level II certification

  • One of the following Networking Certifications - Brocade, Cisco (CCNA/CCNP), Juniper (JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP), Aruba

  • Candidate must be willing to obtain an Aruba Certification within 90 days from start of employment

  • Must have hands-on experience/knowledge with Aruba networking systems

  • Willing to report onsite as indicated above.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Aruba Certification (ACSA and/or ACSP, depending on role)

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.