Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ84569

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.The Sr. Network Engineer is responsible for designing, installing, maintaining, and supporting LAN and Wireless infrastructures. The primary focus for this position will be to conduct a wireless market survey to identify and recommend options for the next generation wireless network for our customer and then assist with the design and deployment of this next generation wireless network.  The Sr. Network Engineer will provide high-level technical support for wireless and wired data network systems, create and maintain network documentation and work projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures. This position requires excellent problem management and customer service skills. Position Responsibilities
  • Perform remote and on-site client consultation: plan, design, implement, and support the wireless infrastructure
  • Develop and implement the technical architecture and physical design of the network: analyze existing wireless, and data networks and recommend solutions
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Directs the work of other technical team members and subcontractors
  • Work is performed with minimal supervision by senior management
  • Knowledge transfer and working well within a team are success essentials
Qualifications / Skills / Knowledge
  • CCNP Wireless certification/ CCIE Wireless preferred.
  • Experience with Cisco wireless solutions including Cisco ISE
  • Minimum of five years related experience in Cisco wireless infrastructure environments,
  • Experience in network engineering (hardware and software), network security practices and designing, planning and implementing LANs and WANs including both Cisco and Juniper devices.
  • Expert knowledge of at least one vendor’s Wireless hardware - Access Points and Wireless Controllers.
  • Knowledge of other vendor wireless solutions such as Juniper a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of wireless networking technologies (.11 & RF)
  • In-depth knowledge of wireless security - .1x, RADIUS, WPA2, EAP-TLS, PSK, general PKI concepts
  • Understanding wired networking concepts (Routing and LAN switching)
  • Experience designing high-density AP and client deployments
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and end users
  • Must possess excellent client management/resolution, problem solving, debugging/troubleshooting skills, with sound presentation skills
  • Excellent English verbal communications and written documentation skills are required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience 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.