Senior Network Engineer | Shift Mon - Thurs 8pm - 6am | TS clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Network Engineering
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Local Area Network (LAN)

Network Administration

Network Engineering

Networks

Network Systems

REQ#: RQ147581
Public Trust: None
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 Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Network Engineer joining our JSP ETM-NG (Joint Service Provider Enterprise Transport Management - Next Gen) team at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

The shift for this position is Monday - Thursday 8pm - 6am.

Due to the nature of work this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report full-time onsite.

HOW OUR SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Designs, plans and builds communications networks.

  • Configures routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols.

  • Coordinates LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.

  • Monitors the network utilizing industry leading technologies.

  • Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process.

  • Plans implementation of enhancements.

  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Performs maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.

  • Maintains network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability.

  • Coordinates the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

  • Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks.

  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Designs and builds the hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks.

  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced network personnel.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

    Security Clearance Level: Active Secret security clearance

    Required Experience: 6+ years of experience in Network Administration

    Required Certifications: IAT Level II certification. One of the following Networking Certifications - Brocade, Cisco (CCNA/CCNP), Juniper (JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP), Aruba.

    Education: Bachelors Degree in a related field, OR work experience in lieu of degree.

    Required Technical Skills: Must have hands-on experience/knowledge with Aruba networking systems

    Location: Arlington, VA - onsite at the Pentagon.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Aruba Certification (ACSA and/or ACSP, depending on role)

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • 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

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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

Certification

CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

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 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.