At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team. As a Senior Network Engineer with Juniper/Cisco/Wireless experience, you will support the the design, development, implementation and maintaintainance of the network infrastructure for our government customer, the FDIC.
Level of Clearance Required: U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background to obtain an agency specific Public Trust.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. GDIT provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. GDIT supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. The FDIC team provides support to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies across the IT spectra. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Employees are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.
Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:
Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements
Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network
Direct system installation
Select and install appropriate data communications components configured to meet current and future client's needs
Program routers, switches, and other network hardware
Configure DNS servers and appliances
Maintain firewall and manage security related to hacking
Define, document, and enforce system standards
Manage owned domain names
Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations
Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages
Schedule updates and upgrades
Collaborate with network architects to optimize system performance
Engage in data network fault investigations
Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access
Report network operation status based on project management and priority information
Implement, configure and optimize QoS, BGP, OSFP, and VoIP
To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
Seven plus years of experience as a network engineer managing enterprise data center networks
13 years IT and 11 years specialized or
BS and 10 years IT and 8 years specialized, or
Masters and 8 years IT, and 6 years specialized.
Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions
Familiarity with various network manufactures including VoIP, LANs, WANs, WLANs to include Cisco Meraki, Aruba AP 93, Aruba AP 105, Aruba AP 205 Access Points (AP), Aruba 7030, Aruba 7210, Aruba 3600, Aruba 7010, Aruba 3600, Aruba 2400 wireless controllers.
Ability to set up, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, and Riverbed devices
Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office
Work well independently or as a senior network SME
Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams
Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects
It would be great if you also had:
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher
This req is not yet fully funded.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services, simulation, and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. 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.
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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.