Senior Network Engineer - Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ97994

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Designs, plans, and builds communications networks. Configures routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols. Coordinates LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements. Monitors the network utilizing industry leading technologies. Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process. Provide plans for implementation of enhancements.

Job Description:

  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Performs maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.
  • Maintains network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability.
  • Coordinates the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
  • Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks.
  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Designs and builds the hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced network personnel.
  • 5-10% international travel annually

Desired Qualifications:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

Recommended Certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CASP.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Clearance Level Required:  Active interim Secret/Secret or the ability to obtain one

Knowledge or Familiarization of the following:

Software: MS Office, Visio, Symantec Firewall, CyberGuard firewall, Cisco Nexus 1000v, Cisco ASA, Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, IOS XR, Nexus OS. Firewall, Netscreen Firewall, Sidewinder firewall, Cisco VPN client, Cisco ACS, SSH, Secure CRT, MS Exchange, Alterpoint, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity server, ISS Real Secure, EtherReal, ESX Server, VM Ware NSX, IXIA Network performance testing applications.

Hardware/Systems: Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, MS-DOS, Windows XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, Linux OS, Sun Solaris





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.