Enterprise Cyber Operations Support – Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Administration
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ123133

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Network Engineer


We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

GDIT has an opening for a Network Engineer position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

The Network Engineer will:

  • Responsible for engineering and architecture activities to support Enterprise IT Services and Support for WAN, LAN, and Security. 

  • Review, improve, and modernize infrastructure to meet new requirements or refresh aging equipment and technologies. 

  • Assess performance issues, determine root cause, and implement corrective action along with enhancements.

  • Provide Tier 3/4 engineering support to monitoring of WAN links and network systems and maintaining the policies within:

    • the Joint 802.1x Platform

    • Devices in the Joint AAA Platform (e.g., B/P/C/S switches)

    • Operating scopes on the Joint DHCP platform for Theater Level VPN VRF instances, and on the Joint DHCP platform for user COI-level VRF instances

  • Supporting and managing: Router and Server VRFs, Core-ACS/IDS, EAS, JB-CE routers, RBAC, base firewall, Client RA VPN, DOD enterprise initiatives such as the JRSS, and WCF.

  • Supervises and provides technical assistance to junior-level staff, as necessary.


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years IT relevant experience and 5 years network operations experience

  • Experience managing Routers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS configurations and policies

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNP)

  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information

  • Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (CompTIA Security+ or higher)

  • An active SECRET DoD clearance


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.