Rapid Response Passive Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ58728

Travel Required: 25-50%
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 that’s 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 are hiring a Passive Engineer to join our team supporting JSP-ETM activities at the Pentagon.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The Passive Engineer supporting JSP ETM will work as part of the Rapid Response Team. This position is trusted to provide customer support to the client and will perform as back up to the Rapid Response Team Lead. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Serve as technical lead for passive implementation projects.
  • Participate in and update Site Surveys as required to implement designed solutions
  • Provide guidance to and supervision of lower level Passive Engineers and Technicians
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration and/or enhancement of company technical products, programs and systems.
  • Provide expertise for resolving technical problems.
  • Modify products, programs and systems to customer requirements.
  • Serve as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects.
  • Provide end-user training.
  • Perform various tests and documents results
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Ideal candidates should have an understanding of:

  • Pentagon infrastructure as well as its support infrastructure in the NCR (Belvoir, JBAB, MYER, McNair)
  • Voice network to include VOIP, VOSIP, Analog/ POTS, ISDN, and, DSL
  • all the classifications JSP supports (NIPR/ SIPR/ TS/ JWICS)
  • Basic active equipment logical pathway including switch, router, taclane, and how they connect.

At times, this high visibility team is required to work after hours with a short suspense, and short notice.

Candidates will be required to travel to offsite locations in the NCR to provide services and support

Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • 5+ years in related experience
  • 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.
  • Ability to obtain a Government Courier Card to transport COMSEC, Classified Document and Materials
  • Computer savvy individual with a MS Office knowledge, in particular Word and Excel
  • Ability to navigate Tech Solutions, Project Folders, Rapid and Remedy databases, develop cut sheets and final documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, and support on-call tasks as needed environment
  • Team driven, and yet able to work independently as needed
  • Willing to work extended or after hours if critical task or business need rises

Desired Skills:

BICSI or RCDD Certification

Ability to navigate Adobe Acrobat and Visio

Ability to navigate Tech Solutions and Remedy


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.