Sr Network Engineer - CCNP or CCNA and active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Local Area Network (LAN)

Network Design

Network Performance Monitoring

REQ#: RQ165057
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Design, manage, and expertly apply the latest primarily Cisco technologies to advance the mission of a high-visibility customer as a SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER with GDIT. Your work as a primary contributor to an engineering team in the design, build, implementation, and testing of state-of-the-art networks will help our clients overcome evolving demands and missions. Own the opportunity to accelerate digital modernization for our clients as you accelerate your career. 


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Network Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Network Engineer joining our team to bring professionalism and initiative to a fast-paced environment that offers extensive options for training, certification, and career advancement. When we succeed, you succeed and together our best becomes better. 



  • Assess current infrastructure, operations, and policy to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability. 

  • Provide guidance on future systems (technical refresh, upgrades, improvements) based on customer requirements, industry advances, best practices, and emerging technologies. 

  • Assess functionality of current networks and advise on appropriate measures to improve, repair, remediate, and/or upgrade to meet increasing security threats, increased efficiencies, and advances in technologies. 

  • Select, configure, and install networking equipment based on administrator specifications. 

  • Engineer, design and maintain WAN, LAN, power, and environmental components. 

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network equipment (Cisco ISE, Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Dell servers, firewall and VPN appliances. 



  • Education/Experience:   BS or equivalent + 10 yrs related experience, or MS + 8 yrs related experience 

  • Required Technical Skills: Knowledge of various LAN/WAN/V-LAN architectures; current Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) switching and routing certification; experience with Microsoft Visio to create, review, and maintain network diagrams reflecting physical and logical connectivity; experience with SolarWinds.  

  • Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret/SCI Eligibility 

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Experience with maintenance of various components (switches, routers, firewalls) of the network; ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot issues pertaining to network outages and degraded performance; experience with Data center operations; Network performance monitoring and IT security principles; excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and team skills; ability to listen to the needs of our internal clients and translate their input into requirements. 

  • Preferred Skills:  Experience with wireless network design; installation and configuration of Windows Server products; security patching and testing, including DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) processes. 

  • Location: On Customer Site, Washington, District of Columbia 



  • 401K with company match 

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages 

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications 

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from  

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays  




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.