Network Engineer Advisor- TS/SCI- RAF Molesworth, UK
Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world challenges on a cross-functional, fast paced team.
As the Network Engineer Advisor, your role is to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support the USBICES-X program. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all networked software associated operating systems. The Senior Network Engineer will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolves issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.
Responsibilities but not limited to:
Strategy & Planning
Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
Acquisition & Deployment
Designs and defines network architecture for new or existing computer systems
Performs complex network development and design work.
Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of network enhancements.
Provides input for documentation on new or existing networks.
Develops and conducts tests to ensure networks meet documented user requirements.
Identifies, analyzes, and resolves network problems.
Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
May provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
Participates in special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s and Masters Degree in related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical
9+ years of related Network Engineering experience.
Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.
Must possess a completed CCNA certification.
Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols and supporting features (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, BFD, GRE tunnels, NSF/NSR/GR/SSO, Spanning Tree Protocol, Multichassis EtherChannel / Virtual PortChannel, Jumbo Frames)
Knowledge and experience with current Cisco software and hardware features across routing, switching, and security platforms
Knowledge and experience with VoIP/collaboration systems
Knowledge and experience with SYSLOG, Splunk, Netflow, and other log aggregation and analysis tools for troubleshooting, metrics gathering, and report generation
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while still ensuring high quality of work
Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize work and work autonomously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great attention to detail and presentation
Results driven, highly efficient, energetic and highly motivated
Must possess a high degree of intelligence, competence, maturity, adaptability, resilience, integrity and initiative
Completed CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Enterprise
Knowledge and experience with Cisco ISE providing AAA services for Device Administration as well as Network Access (802.1x/MAB)
Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices
Knowledge and experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
Knowledge and experience with F5 LTM Load-Balancers/Reverse Proxies
Knowledge of Virtualization technologies: VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft
Knowledge and experience with data center networking
Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
Ability to configure and troubleshoot Multicast
Understanding of network virtualization
Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course
VDI experience highly desired
The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job
Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
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.