Senior Network Engineer (LAN) - Remote With Travel

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Network Engineering
Location
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ95977

Travel Required: 25-50%
Requisition Type: Regular

As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, GDIT is where you can come to be successful. Join a collaborative team, solving customer issues and accessing an array of resources for your success. 

Provides network engineering support for agency enterprise network solutions.  The candidate is expected to develop, plan, and implement solutions for the customers for the Local Area Networks (LAN) across the Continental United States (CONUS). Work may be performed remotely, but candidates within one hour of Fort Belvoir VA, Columbus OH, Richmond VA, or New Cumberland PA are preferred.  Travel varies depending on customer requirements, but can be expected to be 50%.  Travel duration is also dependent on customer requirements, but typical travel ranges from two days to two weeks in duration.

Duties and Required Capabilities Include:

  • Identify high level design requirements for the backbone to include redundancy, maintainability and disaster recovery requirements.
  • Identify the detailed design requirements for the backbone to include server locations, user locations, projected traffic flows between devices, layer three devices and layer four protocols (Transmission Control Protocol).
  • Design, implement, and sustain solutions to include the following:
    • Overall topology (switch interconnection locations, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) scenarios, etc.).
    • Layer two design: spanning tree, trunking, speeds.
    • Operational Information: node addressing, server addressing (if changes are required).
    • QoS (Quality of Service)
    • Wireless LAN.
    • 802.1x – protocols and appliances
    • DNS/DHCP appliances
    • Wireless Intrusion Detection (WIDS)
  • Develop and implement Fail-over solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and support existing production networking infrastructure (Cisco routers and switches) as well as newly installed technologies.  On-call duty will be required.
  • Creation of lab environment for scenario simulation, testing and training.
  • Knowledge transfer to the NTS-LAN government employee staff and/ or contract personnel supporting the current contract.
  • Support network monitoring tools not limited to but including Hewlett Packard Enterprise Openview, Network Automation, Network Node Manager i, Concord eHealth, WhatsUp Gold, Solar Winds, including commands, scripts and utilities.
  • Install, configure and maintain networking hardware and software for the DLA, Information Operations, Enterprise Network Infrastructure.
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting, administering, configuring and maintaining the following:
    • Enterasys, Brocade, and/or Cisco Catalyst and Nexus network hardware and software. 
    • INFOBLOX Grid Manager
    • Pulse Secure IC Series Unified Access Control Appliance
    • Great Bay Beacon Server
    • Cisco Access Control Servers (ACS)
    • Cisco Prime, Wireless Controllers and access points
    • Network sniffer technologies, including WildPackets, OmniPeek, NetScout InfiniStream
    • Network Management Software, including HPE Network Automation (NA), HPE Network Node Manager (NMNi), Concord eHealth, RedSeal, NetSight, Wildpackets, Solarwinds/Orion, SecureCRT
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting, administering, and maintaining the following:
    • Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) Layers 1-7
    • Network Protocols, including IPv6 and IPv4 (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, AH, ESP, VRRP)
    • IEEE Standards: 802.1x, 802.1Q, 802.1s, 802.1D, 802.1W, 802.1ax, 802.3, 802.11
    • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Protocols, including TACACS+ and RADIUS

Qualifications:

  • Secret clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT II compliant certification (one of the following): Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GISCP, GSEC or SSCP
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Enterprise (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Wireless Professional (CCWP).
  • Five (5) years of progressive technology and network engineering experience

The likely salary range for this position is $80,000 - $120,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.