We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is seeking a Principal Network Engineer to ensure the stability, integrity, and availability of the networking infrastructure and associated services within the Pentagon and surrounding locations. This position will support DISA Joint Service Provider on the Enterprise Transport Management (ETM) program. Due to the type of access this role will entail, telecommuting is not allowed.
The Principal Network Engineer is responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks. Job duties may include but are not limited to:
Configure and install various network devices and services
Monitor network performance and resource utilization, trending, capacity planning
Use of current and emergent network design principles and protocols
Analyze voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices
Plan network layouts and configure systems to user environments
Analyze network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
Support the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed
May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users
May perform network administration duties
Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Active Top Secret clearance
DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (i.e. Security + CE, etc)
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Engineering OR equivalent experience can be considered in lieu of degree
10+ years of experience in network administration/engineering
5+ years of operating, troubleshooting, installing network routers and switches and designing, architecting routed and switched networks
2+ years as senior or lead engineer in planning, designing, and building software defined networks
3+ years in DoD environment
Experience with network virtualization technologies
Experience with multi-tenant network architectures
Familiarity with a width variety network routing and switching equipment devices from multiple vendors
Scripting languages such as Pearl, Python, coding for network threshold events.
Able to report onsite as indicated above
Top Secret with SCI Eligibility OR a TS/SCI
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.