Network Engineer | Top Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Network Administration

WAN Administration

REQ#: RQ142843
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Network Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Network Engineer joining our Defense Logistics Agency Information (DLA) Operations Enterprise Enclave (IOEE) and Information Secure Enterprise Enclave (IOSEE) Engineering Support Services program in Springfield, VA.

This is a hybrid position. At this time, the requirement is to come into the Springfield GDIT office on Tuesdays. As this program supports SIPR work, the Network Engineer is expected to go into the DLA facility as needed to complete their SIPR work. 

The schedule will adjust depending on the amount of SIPR work at a given time, but again Tuesdays are the current mandatory day at the GDIT office. 


  • Provides engineering support for agency enterprise network solutions.

  • Supports network engineering design and the implementation of technology refreshes across the DLA enterprise, consisting of over two hundred sites. 

  • Planning, performing, and documenting laboratory assessments of hardware and software for both the classified and unclassified DISN Services to ensure proper connectivity and operations between the DLA WAN, IOEE/IOSEE and DISA's NOCs.

  • Ensuring interoperability between DLA WAN, IOEE/IOSEE and DISN network equipment and services.

  • Planning and tracking of implementation tasks.

  • Creating necessary supporting configuration artifacts such as network maps, detailed designs, test plans, operations readiness test reports, device configurations, and maintenance processes and procedures.

  • Monitoring and completion of assigned tasks, projects, work orders, incidents.

  • The selected candidate will also review industry and government data relative to technology changes affecting the DISN and commercial telecommunications sector and provide preliminary design and implementation data to support the strategic planning process.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret with SSBI or Top Secret clearance

  • Required Experience: 3+ years of progressive technology and network engineering experience.

  • Required Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (Security+ CE) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of work experience in lieu of degree.

  • Required Technical Skills: Network engineering experience in unclassified and classified environments. Familiarity with Standard LAN/WAN protocols, BGP, MPLS and LDP in a service provider environment. Network design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting., Device configuration (Multi-vendor environment). Wired, wireless, voice, and video technologies.

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Ability to manage multiple assigned projects and report status and implementation plans. Ability to report on-site as indicated above


  • Active Top Secret clearance


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

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.