Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Communication Network

Network Layers



REQ#: RQ168053
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Network Engineer Sr Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Network Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to:


  • Lead network engineering and architecture teams to develop complex solutions to meet ARNG strategic projects and initiatives.
  • Provide architecture and technology gap analysis and recommend solutions to improve the operations and security of the DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-S enterprise.
  • Configure, manage, and maintain the physical and virtual infrastructures to include Cisco routers, layer 3 switches, firewalls, Palo Alto IDS/IPS
  • Perform required maintenance off hours and support 24x7 operations of a large enterprise infrastructure in accordance with established schedules and best practices.
  • Implement and maintain DISA STIGs baselines IAW with quarterly releases.
  • Support CCRI inspections and required to maintain ATOs.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures.
  • Create and defend system change requests.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions.


  • Education: Bachelors degree and 10+ years of relevant experience as a Network Administrator / Engineer (will consider other combinations of education, years of experience and certifications).
  • Required Experience: 6+ years’ experience Cisco and Palo Alto Routing, Switching, IDS/IPS, and Firewall technologies  
  • Required Technical Skills: Advance routing (BGP/OSPF), MPLS, Firewall and IDS/IPS policies,
  • Certifications: Must meet DoD IAT Level II IA baseline certification at start date; Must meet DoD IAT Level II IA Computing Environment (CE) certification at state date: (ie Cisco, Palo Alto, ect).
  • Security Clearance Level: SECRET Clearance
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Superb communication skills; strong ability to troubleshoot and multi-task
  • Location: Hybrid (3 days onsite/2 days telework after the first 60 days of training)

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

#GECOS #GDITArmy #GDITPriority

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Cisco Certified Technician (CCT): Routing and Switching - Cisco Systems - Cisco Systems

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.