Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ72449

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and thats important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we cant turn into opportunity. 

GDIT is seeking a Network Engineer to help support the JSP ETM activities at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. This position has a Work Schedule of Monday–Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (0800–1700).

PLEASE NOTE:  This position is contingent upon funding.

The Network Engineer is responsible for provisioning & configuring network devices (switches, routers) as part of the MAC (Move, Add, Change) team. The candidate will work with Cable Engineers & Tier I/II Service Desk Technicians to activate & provide network connectivity to the JSP customer base. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Support MAC (Move, Add, Change) Layer 1 & 2 activations. 

  • Use Element Management tools to determine port & network resource availability to meet capacity requirements. 

  • Provide network support and troubleshooting for the MAC team. 

  • May be required to work odd hours to support priority service activations for VIP’s & Emergency Response Activities. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret security clearance

  • DoD 8570 IAT II Certification

  • One of the following Networking Certifications - Brocade, Cisco (CCNA/CCNP), Juniper (JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP), Aruba

  • Candidate must be willing to obtain an Aruba Certification within 90 days from start of employment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

  • 5-7 years of directly related experience in network administration.

  • Hands-on experience with the Network Administration data and voice communications networks

  • Must have hands-on experience/knowledge with Aruba networking systems

  • Willing to support the work schedule/hours above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Aruba Certification (ACSA and/or ACSP, depending on role)


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.