Network Engineer - (Remote) - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Not Applicable, Virginia

REQ#: RQ60772

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, GDIT is where you can come to be successful. Join a collaborative team, solving customer issues and accessing an array of resources for your success.

Come join GDIT team working with United States Air Force (USAF) seeking a strong Network Engineer for our USAF program.

Primary duties include:

  • Leading projects involving multiple engineers of varying skill levels and act as a Tier V engineer for troubleshooting the USAF networks.
  • Training and mentoring other engineers as needed.
  • Troubleshooting network, server and storage issues.
  • Creating manuals, support documentation, and knowledge archives for all projects undertaken.
  • Optimizing existing networks, servers and storage by adjusting parameters; recommending improvements and evaluating new technologies as they relate to the customer network.
  • Developing and sustaining NMS tools and establish monitoring policies and signatures.
  • Ensuring proper capacity planning in concert with network, systems and storage architectural designs and migrations.
  • Cloud infrastructure changes to meet mission needs and policy modifications.

Required Skills

  • Expert hands-on working experience with as many of the following as possible: routers & switches (Cisco preferred), Cisco Nexus switch platforms, and Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Expert hands-on working experience with as many of the following as possible: compute and storage technologies including; fabric interconnects, UCS, MDS switches, VNX arrays, and VMware deployments.
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and associated routing protocols such as (M)BGP, OSPF, etc
  • Strong knowledge of DISA STIG guidance and experience implementing DISA STIGs to secure DoD enclaves for the above technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of DoD Cloud Computing requirements and processes.
  • Experience implementing Azure and Office 365 is strongly preferred.
  • Experience automating environments with Terraform, Ansible, PowerShell, Python, and ARM templates is desirable.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues with tools such as Wireshark, Fiddler, Solarwinds.
  • Strong knowledge with VMware based compute and storage technologies including: fabric interconnects, UCS B series, MDS switches, VNX arrays, and VMware deployments.
  • Knowledge with VMware ESXi 6.5 and later, vSphere Distributed Switches, vCenter, Platform Services Controllers (PSC), etc.
  • Competence with MS Visio and PowerPoint to update and maintain network design documentation, and develop design plans to be populated among various engineering teams and stakeholders.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience.
  • Experience developing and interpreting detailed installation instructions and supporting documentation to effect network design deployments.
  • Excellent ability to provide clear and concise oral and written communication; capability to interface at multiple levels and successfully present technical information
  • Extensive experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing, switching, data center, and cloud technology areas.
  • Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs.
  • Capacity to track, guide, and mentor multiple teams simultaneously.
  • Strict attention to detail; Adherence to rigid guidelines and processes; Ability to validate, update and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work in a virtual team environment as well as independently
  • Cisco router/switch configuration and troubleshooting.

Required Certifications and Clearance:

  • High School diploma, full experience within own IT field and applications is required.
  • Certified CCNA/CCNP is required.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • A minimum of a IAT Level III (DoD 8570.1M) certification.

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.