Network Engineer, Expert - Government Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ111115

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Designs, plans and builds communications networks. Configures routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols. Coordinates LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements. Monitors the network utilizing industry leading technologies. Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process. Plans implementation of enhancements.

Job Description

  • Analyzes customer requirements and solves unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative.
  • Provides expert knowledge for maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.
  • Provides expert knowledge for network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability.
  • Coordinates the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
  • Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks.
  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Maintains current and advanced knowledge of progressive and advancing technology as assigned.
  • Designs and builds the hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks.
  • Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced network personnel.
  • May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager).
  • May consult with executives and customers to deliver complex network solutions.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specific technology.

Desired Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience
  • Key personnel must have, at a minimum, a BA/BS in engineering from an accredited university (for example:  Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or an equivalent degree.
  • Knowledge or familiarization with Cisco and Palo Alto network technologies.

Desired Certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CASP.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).


  • 15% travel may be required in support of beta testing.

Clearance:  Interim Secret/Secret clearance or ability and willingness to obtain one.





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.