5G Core Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ102508

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a 5G Core Network Engineer for our rapidly growing 5G Technology team to design, plan, and build communications networks. You will configure routers, switches, and firewalls for LAN / WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols supporting LTE and 5G cores. You will need to be able to perform work in our Columbia, MD office, with the opportunity to work remotely.   Join GDIT’s Growth organization and help drive the technical solutions and innovation needed to win and execute our growing business areas!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Perform all aspects of network engineering including network design, performance monitoring, integration, upgrade and trouble shooting of 5G SA and NSA cores

  • Test, validate and deploy parameter standards in concert with RF engineers to deliver optimum end-to-end network performance

  • Coordinate with RF engineers, transport engineers, software engineers and other experts to support various applications utilizing 5G network

  • Interface with OEMs to upgrade core 5G core network

  • Support and review proposals and provide critical feedback needed to strengthen our solution and proposals

  • Support a team of top solutions architects in the CTO Organization to develop solutions for our extensive next generation 5G communications and data pipeline for the US Government.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Proven knowledge of IP technologies and web based services

  • 15+ years of experience with Core and EPC engineering including MME, HSS, P/S gateways, edge computing, routers and other elements

  • Experience working with wireless communications, Software-Defined Networks, Radio Access Networks,

  • Creative thinking, problem solving, time management and organizational skills

  • Willingness to travel (up to 20%)

  • Clearable US citizen

  • Active Secret Clearance or higher preferred.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.