Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ72276

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

USSOCOMs mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing worldclass Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

We are seeking an Optimization Engineer on site at MacDill Air Force Base. To be considered, candidates MUST HAVE an active TS/SCI.

Optimization Engineer performs tier two and three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Optimization Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of optimization hardware and software for application and network optimization. Experience in traffic analysis and management, security, communication, and encryption is required. Perform testing and analysis of network and application traffic to baseline performance and optimize and shape traffic flow. Responsible for planning, modeling, design, installation, maintenance, and management of software and appliance solutions to optimize traffic. The Optimization Engineer monitors and controls the performance and status of resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting performance. The Optimization Engineer keeps his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs.

Typical duties include:

  • Engineering enterprise solutions for application and network optimization
  • Establishing and operating optimization test functions and capabilities
  • Maintaining secure data transmission of optimized traffic
  • Working with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on implementation, optimization, and ongoing management of optimizations solutions
  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in traffic management and optimization technology

Educational Requirement: None

Certification Requirements:

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT Level II *


  • F5 Certified Performance Engineering Associate OR
  • Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering Associate OR
  • CCNP Enterprise Infrastructure

Experience Requirement:

  • Eight years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and solutions, including one or more years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.

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.