Network Engineer Sr. Advisor: TS/SCI with polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ76297

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The successful candidate will support planning, designing, engineering, development, testing, configuring, deployment, and 24/7 operations of secure Global IT/Telecommunications systems/networks (WAN/VPNs/IPSEC). The team is operationally focused to meet both quick react and strategic customer objectives. Domestic and international travel possible up to four trips (1-2 weeks each) per year.

Required :

Experience defining, designing, and implementing multi-layer VOIP networks

Experience specifying, testing, and operating both hardware and software defined firewalls (Cisco FirePower)

Experience detecting and preventing network intrusions and DNS attacks along with performing network log analysis

Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments

Experience with both Linux and Windows operating systems and ability to maintain and configure network interfaces to routers/switches

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent

Experience with field travel and interfacing with other network operations centers

Experience with configuring, testing, and managing Cisco networking equipment

Networking experience (Cisco HW preferred); routers/switches

Hands-on experience with IT system monitoring and management tools (e.g. SolarWinds, InterMapper)

Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and IP Address Mgmt

Practical experience with OpenVPN and IPSEC tunneling

Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and network performance-tuning skills

Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements

Ability to develop good engineering and programming practices and build workflows

Excellent written communication skills, articulate and proactive

Strong team player and independent contributor

Communicate effectively with peers and support other team members to highlight and clarify network design components

Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities

Desired :
Linux kernel OpenVPN and IPSEC tunneling and networking with packet filtering
Design experience utilizing mixed network components from Cisco or Juniper


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.