Hardware Engineer - TS/SCI clearance (Wed - Sat 6pm - 6am or 6am - 6pm)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Hardware Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

DoD 8570 compliant


System Infrastructure

Technical Controls

REQ#: RQ141294
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 Hardware Engineer – Network Support 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 Hardware Engineer – Network Support, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Hardware Engineer – Network Support to help support our Joint Service Provider Enterprise Transport Management - Next-Gen (JSP ETM - NG) program at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

This position will support one of the following Shift Schedules:

  • This position has a 12-hour shift work schedule (6pm - 6am OR 6am - 6pm) from Wednesday through Saturday


  • Detect, report, troubleshoot and repair to Pentagon Transport layer circuits in a 24/7 facility.

  • Perform Operations & Maintenance responsibilities for complex Command and Control Networks.

  • Work independently to troubleshoot and isolate complex network outages to minimize customer downtime.

  • Develop and present modified engineering schematics to reflect current and proposed Network & Circuit design changes.

  • Provision and re-route Command and Control Traffic to meet the needs of VIP & Flag Officer customer base.

  • Perform Tier III level repair of communications equipment down to the card and port level.

  • Perform administrative duties for Type-1 Encryption management network. To include Device firmware & software upgrades.

  • Utilization of monitoring tools to provide both reactive and proactive support for the clients’ network and systems infrastructure.

  • Provide hardware, computer systems, and electrical components support and operations in classified networks.

  • Application of industry accepted standards and best practices related to Information Management Operations and with ITSM best practices.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Required Experience: 3-5 years of related hardware engineering experience. 1-3 years’ experience working within Technical Control and/or SCIF environment

  • Required Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, OR equivalent work experience

  • Required Skills & Abilities: Experience designing and developing information processing hardware, computer systems, and electrical components

  • Location: Full-time onsite at the Pentagon - Arlington VA.

  • Shift Schedule: 12-hour shift work schedule (6pm - 6am OR 6am - 6pm) from Wednesday through Saturday


  • Military Technical Control Experience

  • Experience operating and maintain fill devices including DTDs, SKLs, KYK-13s, KYK-15s, KOI-18s.

  • Experience operate and maintain encryption devices such as KIV-7/7Ms, Fastlanes, Taclanes, Key Generators, and STE equipment.

  • Demonstrated experience in a DOD Information Technology environment.

  • Knowledge and experience in digital and analogue circuit design and implementation.

  • Experience in the analysis testing and troubleshooting TDM & TDMoIP circuits.

  • Knowledge of IP and optical network operation.

  • Must be knowledgeable of equipment to include transport systems (DWDM, SONET, TDMoIP and TDM), timing and sync, circuit test and analysis, electrical/physical interfaces, crypto, and circuit signaling.

  • Must be knowledgeable of Promina/NX-1000 operation, provisioning, and installation.


  • 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

Less than 10%

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.