Enterprise Network Engineer - Active Secret clearance required

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Kearneysville, West Virginia

REQ#: RQ79838

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The GDIT  US Coast Guard Contract is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Enterprise Network Engineer to support and analyze the existing network infrastructure and design and strategize a plan for moving forward to a more efficient, cost effective and secure next generation network, cloud, and CND Environment.  The Enterprise Network Engineer will be responsible for full lifecycle management of network and CND solutions and enterprise security posturing for the Coast Guard to include but not limited to routers, BGP routing protocols, network security, with an eye on transitioning into a Cloud environment.

The ideal candidate is very detail oriented with strong technical knowledge, superior writing skills, and excellent customer relationship management skills. He or she will be responsible for planning, developing, finalizing, and reviewing key deliverables in each stage of the project life cycle. As a result, a strong understanding of standards and requirements outlined by Department of Defense (DoD) Security Technical implementation Guidelines (STIG) is highly desirable.

The Enterprise Network Engineer will be actively engaged in identifying unique system characteristics; interviewing key organizational personnel (technical, administrative, and executive); working with business systems to compose requisite documentation (security categorizations, risk assessments, contingency planning, etc.); and mapping complex technical requirements, functionality, and capabilities to prescribed security controls, policies, and practices. The Enterprise Network Engineer will provide ongoing gap analysis of current network designs, policies, practices, and procedures as they relate to established guidelines outlined by DoD STIG, work face-to-face with multiple stakeholders through interviewing, planning, or participating in a team effort to bring multiple projects to fruition; conduct in-depth technical reviews of new technologies.

Required Skills:

•    Strong system administration skill set with an understanding of lifecycle management.
•    Practical experience supporting F5 Big-IP (LTM, GTM, & ASM)
•    Practical experience supporting Archsight and Archsight logger.
•    Knowledge of routing and switching fundamentals and products is essential.
•    Must have excellent verbal, written and organization skills
•    Practical experience working in complex WAN/LAN environments
•    Network design and cost estimation is essential
•    Knowledge of network operations and security best practices preferred
•    Microsoft Visio experience a must
•    Microsoft Project experience preferred
•    Strong understanding in the OSI & DOD models
•    Strong understanding of encryption algorithms
•    Strong understanding of Network Flow, SNMP, SPAN, TAPs and ICMP related uses.
•    Ability to work with minimal supervision, set priorities, and give attention to detail and quality, flexible, strong organizational and time management skills, ability to multi-task, ability to work individually and with a team, positive attitude, self-motivated, reliable, trustworthy, strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and ability to handle stress in professional manner. 
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, and effective in interfacing with internal and external customers fostering collaboration and establishing strong partnerships and relationships

Desired Skills:

•    Experience with Cisco and Juniper firewalls, routers, switches.
•    Monitoring solutions such as SolarWinds; Netcool, Infovista.
•    Network and Application forensics using tools like Riverbed, Solera, NIKSUN, and WireShark.
•    Python, .NET, TCL, etc. is a plus
•    Working knowledge or strong understanding of DoD STIGs. 
•    Knowledge of DoD JRSS/JIE is a plus.
•    Knowledge of various operating systems and hardware (Linux, Windows,). 

•    Desired Certifications: CCNP, CCNA, JNCIS-SEC, JNCIA-Junos, Network (Plus), F5 Administration 101 and 102, Security (Plus), ITILv3, CISSP.

BA/BS Degree or 10+ years equivalent experience


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.