F-35 Senior Network Engineer Lead - Active Secret Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ69312

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems?  Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven?  Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?


GDIT was awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract.  We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 


We are currently seeking a Senior Networking Engineer (Lead).

Job Duties:

·Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.

·Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues.

·Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.

·Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems.

·Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.

·Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.

·Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.

·Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.

·Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.

·Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.

·Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.

·Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.

·Team Lead responsible for supervising personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations. As well as, supervising complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.

·Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.

·Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).

·Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.

·Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network.

·Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

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.