This wireless engineer role supports wireless project design, implementation, installation, and O&M. The wireless engineer contributes to the formulation of architecture approaches to onsite customer wireless development initiatives. The network engineer will participate in high-level collaboration and coordination meetings and working groups with other architecture groups within the customer organization as well as external vendors. Design wireless networks in accordance with DoD and Industry standards, select appropriate equipment and hardware to support the installation and management of a wireless network, develop ROMS/LOMS and purchase requests, and ensure proper network accreditation and perform the required network defense. The wireless engineer will also assist O&M staff to resolve administration , installation, and management issues with SecureView.
HOW A WIRELESS NETWORK ENGINEER WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
Support to Non-secure Internet Protocol Network (NIPRNET) wireless management capability.
Assists the government in reviewing wireless designs to ensure that the designed meet requirements and is compatible with government STIGs, including (but not limited to) the Network Infrastructure Policy Security Technical Implementation Guide and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Approved Products List (APL).
Assists the government in supervising the installation of wireless capability.
After installation, implements and manages the wireless capability, to include the CAC-enabled EAP-TLS authentication and all required certificate management.
Configure and manage Cisco systems and ensure the network is protected and secure.
Provide pro-active network management of switches routers, and other ancillary devices to ensure a constant state of readiness and availability.
Ensure the network is properly configured and operating efficiently while maintaining constant network availability and 100% network uptime.
Schedule and perform preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on a regularly scheduled basis and provide touch labor service support as needed.
Provide Communication Security (COMSEC) support for the organization.
Properly handle and safeguard Controlled Cryptographic Items in accordance with Army Regulations and local security policies.
Provide support as the COMSEC hand receipt holder to include requisition, accountability, issuance, key management, destruction and associated records management.
Assist the team with logistics support as required.
Works closely with Architects/Engineers to coordinate strategies for defining, deploying, and maintaining the wireless architecture and its associated network connections and component hardware.
Providing engineering analysis and resolving issues, determining and documenting problem root causes.
Providing technical training, documentation, and technical assistance to the supported organizations.
Support SecureView engineering, integration, and testing in the SecureView environment.
Provide resolution of SecureView problems that require actions beyond the local help desk.
Provide support services for maintaining approved cross domain, data, and information handling systems supporting SecureView Infrastructure.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or IT Degree in related field
Required Experience: 8 years of direct network engineering experience. 8+ years plus relevant and related military/government experience performing network engineering, specifically in VoIP, and network and systems administration support is required. Experience in IT project management is desired.
Required Technical Skills: CCNP Wireless; ITIL experience & training; CCNA Wireless Certification at a minimum and DoD 8570 certification such as a CompTIA Security+ CE certification
Required Skills and Abilities: Experience with scoping, designing, installing, implementing and maintaining a wireless network. Understand best practices when designing and implementing wireless security. Experience with wireless controllers, access points, Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking. Strong management and leadership skills and experience managing a team of 5-20 network administrators and systems administrators
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU
Full-flex work week
401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Rewards program for high-performing employees
Years of Experience
8 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA
U.S. Citizenship Required
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.
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