Network Engineering SME

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Remote, Based in Maryland
Frederick, Maryland

REQ#: RQ137828

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

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable health organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of researchers and health professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Senior Network SME joining our team to support one of our Federal customers in Rockville, MD.

At GDIT, we put our people first. As a Senior Network SME supporting our Federal customer, you will use your experience in networking design and solutioning to design and implement network infrastructure, and your subject matter expertise to resolve advanced issues. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Provide installation services, in collaboration with hardware vendors, for network equipment and customer devices that connect to the network equipment.

  • Provide support to deploy network infrastructure to data centers and co-location centers.

  • Install and configure LANs including switches and associated equipment.

  • Provide consultation to understand network connectivity needs and recommend solutions and interview engineers, architects, and stakeholders to gather requirements for network design solutions.

  • Install, maintain, and manage components of the NAC system.

  • Make recommendations across the network environment on emerging trends.

  • Manage the network infrastructure, connectivity, and capacity, working with vendors as necessary.

  • Install and decommission network components as necessary.

******************************************************************************************************************************************************************Location details: Work shall primarily be performed at Government facilities, to include Bethesda, Rockville, and Frederick. The Contractor is authorized to enable Contractor staff to telework when onsite presence is not required or in the event of a government closure.  



  • Must have a B.S. or B.A. in relevant field plus 11 years of professional experience

  • Must have at least 8 years of experience designing and implementing network infrastructure and resolving advanced support issues.

  • Experience with Extreme Networks technologies, including F5, Infoblox, and Cacti is preferred.

  • An Enterasys Certified Specialist (ECS) certification, or similar, is preferred.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) is preferred.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the most current ITIL standards; must obtain the ITIL certification within 3 months of hire, if not already held.   


  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Full-flex work week


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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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.