Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ107237

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our Network Infrastructure Engineering team, which manages and operates state-of-the art service provider network and telecommunications infrastructures for the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.  In this role you will focus on supporting the enterprise-level facilities security and industrial controls systems networks.

We expect this position to primarily remain remote but you must be able to commute to the client site in Bethesda, MD for meetings or other required duties as needed.

Responsibilities and General Duties:

  • Reviewing, proposing and executing solutions to meet contract objectives, including monitoring performance and fine-tuning configurations
  • Designing and testing innovative technologies and architectures and developing hardware and configuration standards
  • Reviewing impact of overall solutions and working with program teams to formulate design plans
  • Transitioning technical requirements into a working solution.
  • Participating in all project phases to verify that the design is installed, configured, and documented following best practices
  • Reviewing, updating, and maintaining technical diagrams and documentation
  • Assisting the project management team to recognize and mitigate any risks and issues to on-going projects
  • Working with the security team to review and propose solutions for security findings  
  • Support training and mentoring all levels of staff
  • Providing Tier 3 troubleshooting support


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline and 10 years related experience
  • Cisco CCIE: having passed both the written and practical exams in at least one of the following areas of specialization: Routing & Switching, Service Provider, Data Center or Wireless OR minimum of 10 years network services experience
  • Ability to obtain NIH Public Trust


  • ITIL Foundation certification
  • Project management experience


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Embrace and embody GDIT core values of honesty, transparency, and trust    




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.