Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Information Systems

Information Technology (IT)

System Administration

REQ#: RQ143426
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

Job Description

GDIT is currently pursuing qualified candidates in support of a USSOCOM Specialty Services contract.  USSOCOM has a requirement to provide enterprise-wide information technology service and distribution to USSOCOM and all of its respective components and Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs) through a more modern, flexible, scalable, performance-based service management and delivery framework known as Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contracts (SITEC).


Systems Administrator / Network Technician


Arlington, VA


As an intermediate systems administrator/network technician, performs installation of information/network systems equipment in remote locations.  Includes regular local travel via government vehicle.  Plan and coordinate installs of new computer and network equipment and technologies.  Provide support for information systems and network systems in remote locations, as well as local support.  Works with other systems and network professionals as required to coordinate efforts, and resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes.  Conducts site surveys in remote locations to facilitate the installation of information and network systems. Local travel 3-4 times per week; with government vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • MCP or equivalent preferred
  • CCNA required
  • DODD 8570 compliant I.E. Sec+ required
  • Able to work Independently with little to no supervision
  • Competent to work at a technical level on all phases of systems administration activities
  • Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
  • Anticipates questions and is prepared with answers
  • Intermediate understanding of Windows Server/Client administration
  • Must be a consummate professional in both demeanor and attire (Business Casual)
  • Able to create and maintain network diagrams
  • Excellent cable management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Intermediate knowledge of Active Directory and Permission Groups
  • Intermediate understanding of networking and ability to troubleshoot
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification
  • Network +
  • Security +
  • MCP
  • CCNA

Security Requirements

  • Must have a Top Secret / SCI (TS/SCI) security clearance

Physical Demands

  • Lift over 35 LBS

 Work Environment

  • Work environment is in an office environment

Education Requirements

  • AS or equivalent experience (4-8 yrs experience as a systems administrator/network technician)
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.