Expansions Network Engineer, Senior TS/SCI Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO
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 issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.
As the Senior Network Engineer, your role is to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support the USBICES-X program. Priority responsibilities include standing up new network sites from the requirements phase, site assessments, purchasing and deployment of hardware and software, and operational implementation of both the network infrastructure to the client services. 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.
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.
Identify, analyze, and resolve network problems.
Provide network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
Conduct new site installs or individual equipment installs.
Design network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
May provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
Fundamental knowledge of client host and print install and configuration
Inventory, Install and configure voice, video, clients and other end point devices in addition to standard network equipment.
Conduct site surveys to gather requirements and determine scope, and possible solutions for customers at local and remote locations.
Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
Participate in special projects as assigned.
Will act as facilitator and coordinator between multiple technical specialties to resolve on-site and remote installs, configurations, or incident resolution.
This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to PACOM AOR, must be willing to travel.
5+ years of related experience.
Bachelor’s degree – may substitute additional years of experience
Must possess a current CompTIA Security+ CE certification
Must possess a completed CCNA certification.
Must possess a CCNP certification.
Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.
Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL Foundation within six months of hire. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, ISAKMP, ESP, SIP, SCCP, etc.)
Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS software and hardware features
Ability to configure and troubleshoot Multicast
Ability to configure and troubleshoot DMVPN and GRE tunnels
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
The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
Clear understanding of Client services.
Completed CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Enterprise
Knowledge and experience with VoIP/collaboration systems
Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices
Knowledge of Virtualization technologies
Knowledge and experience with data center networking
Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
Understanding of network virtualization
Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course
Understanding of VxRail Manager and best practices
Microsoft Certifications desired
Win 10 Certification highly desired
· Any ITIL or related process experience or certifications desired
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.
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.