Senior Network Engineer - Hybrid

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ119681

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission, it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.  

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

Our work depends on Network Engineer joining our team to supporting the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS). The location is in Arlington, VA.  This position is eligible for telecommuting, schedule to be determined by manager. Must live within 2 hours of Arlington, VA.

You will be responsible for managing the design, planning, implementation, and administration of databases, including security, access, and documentation. 

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • Responsibilities include documenting, installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining infrastructure communications hardware and software for USPSOIG network.
  • Configuring router and switches for USPSOIG internal data center and satellite sites.
  • Monitor, report, troubleshoot and remediate network performance issues.
  • Identify diagnoses and resolve network problems.
  • Take technical lead of projects for existing USPSOIG network, as well as redesigning network architecture in order to facilitate new business requirements and/or to take advantage of system enhancements.
  • Ensure LAN/WAN environment is secure and appropriate resolution to recovery and redundancy issues.
  • Planning and ensuring of a reliable high-performance environment across all components in the USPSOIG network.
  • Leading, designing and implementing strategic and technical approach of projects.
  • Work closely with field operation group and other IT staff.
  • Lead evaluation, testing, reporting and implementation of current and immerging technologies as appropriate to the mission and priorities of the USPSOIG organization. These may include:
    • Integration with Cloud Service Providers (e.g., Azure, AWS, vCloud, etc.)
    • Integration with remote data centers


  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) in Information Assurance, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 
  • 8+ years of specialized experience in routing and switching
  • 6+ years of experience serving in the role of senior network administration, dealing with all aspects of installation, configuring, and maintaining enterprise networks
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, implement, and direct activities and resources associated with the design, development, installation, and maintenance of enterprise network.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team and being responsible for the success of complex projects with significant IT components
  • Demonstrated ability to determine requirements for, and ensure design, development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise network.
  • Ability to work independently, manages small project implementation across the USPSOIG agency or organization, and coordinates project activities with IT staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with other IT staff and managers
  • Ability to perform duties as assigned and help USPSOIG in obtaining and maintaining its mission


  • Advanced degree or advanced studies in converged telecommunications.
  • CCNP or CCNA Certification
  • Strong “can-do” attitude, willing to do whatever it takes to successfully accomplish projects
  • Demonstrated expertise in troubleshooting complex network
  • Prior experience contracting with a government agency
  • Excellent Time Management skills
  • Proven ability to document network topology and reflect on changes.


  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams 

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. Candidate must also possess a Top-Secret security clearance or be able to obtain such. U.S. Citizenship Required.

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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.