Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ112635

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to support planning, designing, engineering, development, testing, configuring, deployment, and 24/7 operations of secure Global IT/Telecommunications systems/networks (WAN/VPNs/IPSEC). The team is operationally focused to meet both quick react and strategic customer objectives.

Duties of the position include:
  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities

  • Domestic and international travel possible up to four trips (1-2 weeks each) per year.

Required :

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience planning, designing, engineering, implementing, testing, configuring, and operating secure global networks using IPSEC and/or OpenVPN technology

  • Experience defining, designing, and implementing multi-layer VOIP networks

  • Experience specifying, testing, and operating both hardware and software defined firewalls (Cisco FirePower)

  • Experience detecting and preventing network intrusions and DNS attacks along with performing network log analysis

  • Experience with both Linux and Windows operating systems and ability to maintain and configure network interfaces to routers/switches

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent

  • Experience with field travel and interfacing with other network operations centers

  • Experience with configuring, testing, and managing Cisco networking equipment

  • Networking experience (Cisco HW preferred); routers/switches

  • Hands-on experience with IT system monitoring and management tools (e.g. SolarWinds, InterMapper)

  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and IP Address Mgmt

  • Practical experience with OpenVPN and IPSEC tunneling

  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and network performance-tuning skills

  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements

  • Ability to develop good engineering and programming practices and build workflows

  • Excellent written communication skills, articulate and proactive

  • Strong team player and independent contributor

  • Communicate effectively with peers and support other team members to highlight and clarify network design components

Desired :

  • Linux kernel OpenVPN and IPSEC tunneling and networking with packet filtering

  • Design experience utilizing mixed network components from Cisco or Juniper



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.