Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Albuquerque, New Mexico

REQ#: RQ101461

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Network Engineer for the Defense Stockpile Management System (DSMS) to  provide network administration for maintaining the computing environment using Cisco Networking Devices, VPN, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems/Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS/IDS), Network Monitoring Software, and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).  Provides ongoing support for the functionality and efficiency of computer networks (LAN/WAN). Designs, installs, maintains and coordinates the use of network systems. Monitors and manages data traffic/network performance and controls network resource performance to ensure high-quality transmission. Troubleshoots and resolves problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network. Enforces security policies.

Requirements include:

  • Supporting system installations, problem solving and testing to ensure the availability, validity and reliability of the DSMS networks.

  • Establishing network specifications; analyzing network traffic and diagnoses connectivity issues, access, information, and security requirements; designs router administration including interface configuration and routing protocols.

  • Engineering network architecture.

  • Performing system modernization / lifecycle refresh of networked systems to include researching, proof of concept, testing, installing deploying, and maintaining equipment.

  • Evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; plans and executes the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.

  • Maintaining network performance; performs network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshoots network problems.

  • Securing network by developing and properly configuring network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation

  • Working closely with User Support to provide seamless support to all users for all network issues.

  • Administering printers, routers, switches, network Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVMs), firewalls, software deployment, security updates and patches.

  • Coordinating with communications centers for access to the backbone unclassified and classified networks.

  • Working with hardware/software vendors to maintain the network systems.

  • Validating system network components under the NIAP Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Program.

  • Providing management and installation of Tactical FASTLANE (TACLANE) KG175 device, the assisting the DSMS Government COMSEC manager in program oversight. program,

  • Provides technical solutions in the management of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures, including network control software, routers, switches, lines, modems, adapters and servers.

  • Evaluates existing network systems to ensure network capacity meets current and future network requirements. Analyzes customer requirements to determine optimal network solutions.

  • Monitors network performance and troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to maintain operating efficiency and ensure quality transmission service on the network. Uses subject matter expertise to diagnose and solve issues and has authority to deviate from standard operating procedures.

  • May create, maintain and delete user accounts.

  • Plans, installs and maintains network systems for multiple classifications.

  • May provide installation, maintenance and repair of network hardware and software.

  • Develops and/modifies process and technical documentation. Creates back-up procedures, test plans, and related reports.

  • Plans and diagrams the physical layout and location of devices and the connection between devices participating on the network.

  • Evaluates and recommends networking product and software upgrades.

  • Maintains operating efficiency and stability, and ensures the security and integrity of all systems and data.

  • May function in a Tier 3 support role, resolving the most complex network issues escalated by Tier 2 support.

  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced network personnel.

  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)


  • 8+ years of Network Engineering experience

  • Minimum Secret Clearance

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)


Posses one of the following certifications:

  • CCNA Security

  • CySA+ **


  • GSEC

  • Security+ CE

  • CND

  • SSCP

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.