Lead Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Pensacola, Florida

REQ#: RQ58113

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamic Information Technology’s (GDIT’s) has an opportunity for a Lead Network Engineer working within the Defense Division, supporting an exciting new DoD program in Pensacola, Florida.  The Lead Network Engineer will be in charge of keeping current communication networks/systems running smoothly and secure.  The primary responsibility will be managing, monitoring and troubleshooting network infrastructure for both classified and non-classified networks.  The candidate will provide day-to-day network engineering support including planning, implementation, administration, and support of the networks.  

Detailed duties include:

  • Establishing network information requirements in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale networking infrastructure (CAN, MAN, WAN).
  • Designing architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements
  • Ensuring network systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures
  • Ensuring that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant.
  • Evaluating analytically and systematically problems of work flows and network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action.
  • Providing daily supervision and direction to staff.

Technologies, techniques and frameworks desired:

  • Possess understanding of application of Software Defined Networking (SDN) fundamentals including Cloud programmable network environments
  • Expertise in architecting and implementing hardware and virtualized back-end networking components
  • Understanding transport architectures, and best practice for efficiency for large-scale IoT-like sensor grid / backhauling
  • Understand and can apply skills for multi-classification solutions like Cross Domain, and NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified program
  • Understanding and can apply knowledge to Cloud connectivity with respect to DoD Cloud access points
  • Specific technology knowledge desired includes: Juniper; Cisco; Taclane encryptors; 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet; Fibre Channel; and Infiniband; f5 Global and Local Traffic managers


BA or BS in technical discipline.


At least 10 years' experience supporting operations for a global organization

Minimum of IAT Level II certification required – CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND or SSCP

Significant experience working with Enterprise level customers

Strong communication, leadership, and organizational skills

Clearance level: Top Secret required

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.