Network Engineer - Subject Matter Expert

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Mary Esther, Florida

REQ#: RQ130569

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL

ARMA-Global is currently pursuing a qualified candidate to serve as a Network Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME), on the Architecture, Networking and Engineering team who designs, develops, engineers, researches, tests and evaluates new and emerging technologies for potential integration into Special Warfare programs.  Functional area includes, but not limited to:  IT Networks, Airborne Mission Networking, Radio Frequency Transport, Enterprise Architectures, and Systems of Systems Projects.


As a Network Engineer SME the candidate will work closely with a team of dedicated multi-disciplined professionals in supporting customer mission objectives. You'll be responsible for working with coworkers, partners, stakeholders and customer representatives to create effective solutions, providing support to organizational Development & Engineering projects, delivering next-generation technologies across a wide-range of services and emerging capabilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires a highly experienced and working knowledge of information systems and networking technologies

  • Expert knowledge of Development, Engineering, Integration & Testing of new network (terrestrial and airborne) technologies

  • Extensive Development and Engineering experience with respect to global transport networks for mission critical services

  • Practical experience integrating terrestrial networks with RF, SATCOM and Airborne networks to include the use of network diagnostic tools to verify network performance

  • Proficient in virtualization technologies, scripting, multicast routing configurations, global transport infrastructures and services

  • Strong expertise and familiarization with implementing, configuring, troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNs, Switches, Routers

  • Strong familiarization with Boundary Security Services and technologies including but not limited to ASA’s, Palo Alto, Barracuda, Sidewinders and out-of-band management best practices

  • Strong understanding of DoD Cyber Security standards including Security Technical Implementation Guides, SCAP, Risk Management Framework

  • Ability to deconstruct and interpret technical requirements supporting team projects

  • Experience with developing architecture drawings IAW DoDAF requirements

  • Experience with SysML general-purpose modeling language (Highly Desired)

  • Must be able to interpret specifications, troubleshoot and create resilient, reliable, cost-effective solutions that enable end user outcomes to be realized

  • Excellent communication skills are a must to facilitate stakeholder briefings

  • Ability to lift over 35 LBS

Education, Certification and Experience Requirements:

  • A/BS or equivalent experience Plus 8+ years providing critical transport and network engineering/administration services

  • Combined DoD and Commercial industry IT experience is highly preferred

The candidate must have the following certification: 

  • CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • Current 8570.01M IASAE-III certification required (CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, or CCSP)
  • Must have a Secret Clearance to begin work and the ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance


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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.