Network Architect – TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ120952

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place.  Make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work depends on a Network Architect joining our team to support Government activities in Washington, D.C.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As a Network Architect supporting the Government, you will be trusted to test, verify, create, and build out new configurations in the JWICS Modernization Lab before introduction into the live environment.

In this role, a typical day may include:

  • Analyzes customer requirements and solves unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative
  •  Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks
  • Provides expert knowledge for upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks
  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network
  • Plans the design, implementation, and migration of future architecture
  • Develops documentation, designs, and detailed plans for network improvements, performance, optimization, and deployment
  • Consults with executives and customers to deliver complex network solutions


  • Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements including one of the following:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA Security.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certification or training, or work/military experience
  • 10+ years’ experience managing large, globally distributed network architecture, engineering and leveraging next-generation network designs and technologies to support large-scale deployments
  • Strong technical design/architecture expertise in enterprise networking (e.g., SDN, SD-WAN, SDA etc.), strong technical knowledge of foundational networking technologies, and solid understanding of the SDN ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure automation, instrumentation, and monitoring platforms and the emerging technologies in this area
  • Experience with automating network functions through tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform/ experience with writing Python applications to support network automation
  • Understanding of legacy networking routing protocols and the interaction with cloud interconnects
  • Technical knowledge and experience with telco and ISP networks, ensuring diversity and managing availability
  • Experience with designing and engineering physical network connectivity and virtual network infrastructure within public cloud providers utilizing technologies such as AWS Direct Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, Google Dedicated Interconnect, or Oracle FastConnect
  • Security hardening, best practice and patch management tools, and techniques
  • Proven track record of driving transformation in network technologies, tools, and processes through a data-driven continuous improvement methodology
  • Strong ability to work with others and be a positive influence and role model in a fast-paced dynamic team environment is required
  • Possess skills to manage exceptionally complex, inter‑disciplinary, and inter‑organizational tasks


Full-flex work week

401K with company match

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

Ability to make a real impact on the world around you


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.