Senior Network Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ72881 Senior Network Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly (Open)

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is looking for a Senior Network Engineer in Fort Meade, MD.

The Senior Network Engineer performs services to enable all aspects of the network to include maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of complex internetwork issues.

Responsibilities Include:

  • As a Senior Network Security Professional youll be responsible for the configuration, deployment, and management of our customer’s next generation firewall solution in a 24 X 7 shop

  • Assist in monitoring, configuration changes, and software updates while working alongside our team of cybersecurity experts

  • Experience with installation, configuration, and maintenance of McAfee version 7 & 8 Sidewinder Firewalls

  • Experience with Cisco ASA Firewalls and VPN configuration

  • Understand the operation of network protocols and Firewall packet and proxy filters

  • Experience developing secure network designs

  • Analyze and evaluate anomalous network and system activity

  • Experience evaluating and developing new security technology solutions.

  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a variety of security related network issues

  • Experience with change control policy and procedures.

  •  Understanding of DOD information assurance policy and regulations


  • Eight (8) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university is required OR Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Sec+, CASP, CISSP)

  • In addition to above, CCNP or equivalent/higher certification is required

  •  Ability to learn new Firewall technology and obtain new certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • Experience with installation and configuration of any levels of network devices, such as firewalls, switches, routers, cabling, Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper devices is a plus

CWIP - IAT level II Compliance:

Persons provide network environment (NE) and advance level compute environment (CE) support. Responsible for finding and fixing unprotected vulnerabilities and ensuring that remote access points are well secured. Focuses on threats and vulnerabilities and improving the security of systems. Demonstrates a mastery of the functions of the IAT Level I position. Monitors, tests and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the network environment. Recommends and schedules IA related repairs to include performing IA related customer support functions such as installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, in response to customer requirements for the network environment (NE). Analyzes patterns of non-compliance and identifies vulnerabilities resulting from a departure from the implementation plan or that were not apparent during testing. Provides leadership and direction to IA operations personnel. Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, and IAVBs for their environment.  (Reference: Policy 6-34) for Cyber Workforce Improvement Plan (CWIP).




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.