Sr.Network/System Engineer Lead

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Laurel, Maryland

REQ#: RQ99146

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Network/Systems Engineer Lead, active TS/SCI with poly joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Perform as the lead and assist junior team members with tasks.
• Analyzes functional business requirements and design specifications for functional activities.
• Should provide identification/fixing for the problems within existing systems design/implementation of new systems, enhances the existing systems and participates in analysis, design and new construction of next generation IT systems.
• Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the architecture and engineering team and COTs products.
• Must possess experience of system engineering in one or more areas including telecommunications concepts, computer languages, operating systems, database/DBMS and middleware.
• Analyze network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of, and/or modifications to network components. Provide support using Cisco hardware.
• Install network applications on Cisco network server’s equipment; Maintain, tests, research and resolve network issues.
Design, Implement and maintain various networks in accordance with specified customer requirements.
• Prepare data network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operational status of networks.
• Perform data network configurations and configuration changes of various data equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches, end offices, signaling transfer points, PBX, voice mail, call management systems, etc. to enhance performance.
• Understanding of enterprise management of converged networks, capacity planning, performance analysis and network tuning. In depth knowledge of TCP, UDP, IP, VLAN, VRF, DNS, and HTTP.
• Provide technical guidance/ recommendations for network architecture.
• Interface and communicate effectively with customer.
• Able to work in a team environment.


  • Cisco Nexus OS, IOS, IOS-XE configuration management and equipment upgrade experience

  • Cisco ASA Firewall upgrade and management experience including IPSec VPNs

  • WAN and Campus based LAN network troubleshooting and fault isolation and resolution

  • Cisco UCS, Hyperflex management experience

  • CCNP certification

  • Masters degree and 13 years’ experience, Bachelors Degree and 15 years’ experience, associate degree and 17 years’ experience, or High School Grad and 19 years’ experience in System Engineering.

  • 8570) requirement for this position. Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GSIH, or GCED. Training and Certification provided for applicants meeting the above requirements. Must possess an ACTIVE TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Recent experience in Linux and Citrix WSUS/SCCM experience Windows Server 2012/2016, 10 deployment and management experience

  • MS PowerShell scripting, VMWare PowerCLI

  • Cisco UCS, Hyperflex management experience

  • VMWare VSphere ESXi 6.x experience

  • Experience with Solarwinds

  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a plus


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.