Network Engineer WAN - Top Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Remote, Based in Virginia
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ137354

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Network Engineer (WAN) to help support the Defense Logistics Agency Enterprise Telecommunications Network (DLA ETN) program.

** This is a Hybrid work schedule - travel to the Springfield, VA office will be required once a week.**

This position supports network engineering design and implementation of technology refreshes.  The selected candidate will work under general supervision, developing requirements from inception to conclusion.  Our team consists of multiple senior engineers, and it is expected that each manage assigned projects and tasks and regularly provide status updates to contract leadership and the customer.  The candidate should have strong knowledge of route/switch protocols, voice/video, IPv6, compliance with STIG requirements, wireless technology, firewalls, and other network devices.


  • Planning, performing, and documenting laboratory assessments of hardware and software for both the classified and unclassified DISN Services to ensure proper connectivity and operations between the DLA WAN, the DLA's NOC, and DISA's NOCs.

  • Coordinating with the government customer to create a Technology Assessment Plan (TAP) to include the objectives, scope, equipment and configurations, technical approach, procedures, schedules, and roles and responsibilities required to complete the DLA LAN technology refresh and upgrades. These assessments may include independent cost estimates.

  • Preparing After Action Reports (AAR) that document the approach taken, results, recommendations and supporting rationale.

  • Identifying new and emerging network capabilities as well as developing product evaluation and selection criteria.

  • Developing system evaluations methods and procedures.

  • Producing formal documentation of recommendations for executive briefings.

  • Ensuring interoperability between DLA WAN and DISN network equipment and services.

  • Planning and tracking of implementation tasks.

  • Creating necessary supporting configuration artifacts such as network maps, detailed designs, test plans, operations readiness test reports, device configurations, and maintenance processes and procedures.

  • Providing Subject Matter Expert (SME) engineering services to the government customer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret with SSBI or Top-Secret clearance

  • 10+ years of progressive relevant Information Technology (IT) experience.

  • Certifications: IAT Level III Compliant Certification and (Must have one of the following): CASP+CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Report onsite to Springfield, VA location once a week as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • CheckPoint Certified Security Expert (CCSE) (CCSE can be attained after start).

  • Azure, AWS, or Cloud+ Certification (Preferred, but can be attained after start).

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.