Senior Network Engineering Manager

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Huntsville, Alabama
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Enterprise Network

Network Design

Network Engineering

People Management

REQ#: RQ174804
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Senior Network Manager

Own the opportunity as a Senior Network Manager and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our network solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle.


As a SENIOR NETWORK MANAGER supporting the customer and team, you will be trusted to manage, lead, and solve complex network issues while delivering outstanding customer service. In this position you will lead a team that uses technology to solve challenges and provide resolution.


  • Experience leading, managing, and overseeing a network team.
  • Provide technical leadership for the network team for projects and issue problem resolution.
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to less experienced engineers via tech talks and hands-on assistance.
  • Must be available for after-hours maintenances and problem resolution.
  • Manage critical outage situations and act as liaison between the network team and the supported program.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switchers, firewalls, content filtering, VoIP, Video Teleconferencing, etc.
  • Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate documentation exists.
  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short-range and long-range planning.
  • Design network or portion of network that includes selection and recommendation of hardware and software packages.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Competence with MS Visio to maintain network design documentation and develop design plans to be populated among various teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well under pressure,

Required Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or another related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the technology field. 
  • Proven capability to lead engineering teams on complex deployments.
  • Excellent ability to provide clear and concise oral and written communication; capability to interface at multiple levels and successfully present technical information.
  • Extensive experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing and switching.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid in-office/virtual team environment as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Vendor certification from Cisco or Juniper is desired but not required.
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Perl, Javascript, Python, etc. is desired but not required.
  • Firewall configuration and management experience are desired.
  • Experience with firewalls from Juniper, Cisco, or Palo Alto is desired.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $148,750 - $201,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.