GDIT is seeking a Network Engineer to work Night Shifts at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA to help support our JSP SDN contract.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for resolving escalated problems with the installation and documentation of new and/or updated Network infrastructure to include routers, switches, copper, fiber and all associated elements in the Pentagon & buildings within the NCR supported by JSP.
Must follow JSP and commercial best practice procedures, standards required for installation of cable racks, wiring of the racks and testing required during installation.
Analyze, administer, troubleshoot, and maintain network infrastructure.
Verify service by testing installed equipment; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
Install, maintain and repair data communications systems
Ability to rack and stack network devices following diagrams, to cut over service between devices
Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling.
Identify, track and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards
Test, locate, install, and repair network infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance
Knowledge of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.
Document network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications
Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors.
Verify work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information
Maintain network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
Participate in special projects as required
Ability to work with power tools and ladders and lift 25 pounds
Patch network equipment
Test copper & fiber cabling
Install backbone cabling, label cables, read and create cut sheets
(1) This position is for a NIGHT Shift Schedule (3rd shift).
(2) Work hours are standard 1st Shift Schedule for initial 2 weeks of project.
(3) Work hours will then move to 3rd Shift Schedule (Night Shift). Works hours are 8:00 pm EST - 6:00 am EST, Monday – Thursday (TBD).
Active Secret clearance
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Engineering; or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.
Experience with BGP/VXLAN/EVPN/802.1x/Arista/Aruba/SDN
Problem analysis and problem solving.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to lift 30 pounds and stand on a ladder
Willing to work 3rd Shift Schedule indicated above
CCNP certification (JNCIP, CCNA)
Campus/Enterprise Network Ops experience is preferred
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.