SATCOM Network Engineer - Active Secret clearance required

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ101608

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

Seeking a SATCOM Network Engineer to join our team.

Must be a US Citizen and the candidate must be local to the office.

  • This is a position for an experienced Network Engineer with 5+ years of Cisco based experience that will include routing and switching.
  • Must also possess basic understanding of commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) data flow from mobile unit all the way through to the receiving land station utilizing Ku, Ka, and L Band terminals; military SATCOM background is a big plus.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring network systems are up to Department of Defense (DoD) security standards; this will require proven experience with Security and Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) implementation as well as working with local Information Assurance team for full systems accreditation.
  • Some travel will be required to install and troubleshoot systems mainly within the contiguous US.

Requested Experience/Certifications

Active CCNA

Military SATCOM

Position description:

  • Evaluates, designs, documents, installs, implements, tests, and performs problem isolation and resolution; and monitors, tunes, sets standards and maintains a range of computer network components and systems.  
  • Performs these functions across some, but not all, physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, bridges, gateways, and network management components in data, voice, and video environments.  
  • Provides client consulting and training on the interface and use of the network facilities.  
  • Begins to plan research; evaluate and recommend new computer network equipment; and utilize new technologies.  
  • Uses monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems; gage network performance; and trace data and protocol activity.  
  • Devises solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.  
  • May develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.
  • 8 years of relevant experience is required. BA/BS degree preferred


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.