Systems Engineer Expert

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Hampton, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cisco Networking Infrastructure

Cisco Router Configuration

Cisco Routers and Switches

Network Engineering

Systems Design

REQ#: RQ174085
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

We are GDIT. General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a Systems Engineer Expert for our Air Force customer in Hampton, VA. If you are seeking an opportunity to support our nation's military, live in a place with low cost of living, low crime and on a program that has a lot of excellent opportunities within a Fortune 100 company - then this position is perfect for you!

The GDIT Air Defense Communications Service program and its employees have the responsibility of maintaining 99.999% availability for the DoD/Air Force Air Defense Communications Systems, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

How a Systems Engineer Expert Will Make An Impact:

  • Analyzes customer requirements and solves unusually complex problems with highly innovative solutions

  • Provides expert knowledge for maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and telecom equipment

  • Provides expert knowledge for maintaining network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability

  • Analyzes, evaluates and plans method of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems

  • Develops advanced engineering ideas and guides their development into a final product

  • Develops advanced solutions to a variety of highly complex engineering problems

  • Perform highly advanced network/systems design, development, and integration from the start of a project life cycle to the end

  • Provides and applies advanced engineering to highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining network devices, telecom equipment, radio equipment,  operating systems, application software, and system management tools

  • Provides and applies advanced engineering skills to highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

  • Performs continual maintenance and provides advanced solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems

  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects

  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes

  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency

  • Coordinates the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed

  • Creates plans and configures systems for data communication networks

  • Designs and builds hardware and software components for computer or telecommunications networks

  • Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

  • Consults with executives and customers to deliver complex network solutions

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead

  • Recognized as an industry leader in network engineering

What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • History of working in a Cisco environment

  • Master's Degree and 15+ years of experience or 17 years of experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must meet the certification requirement of DoD Directive 8140.01 and 8570.01-M

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher – (Highly Preferred)

    • Lack of valid/current certification would be evaluated on a case-by-case basis for exceptional candidates with an extensive network engineering background.

  • Work is onsite in Hampton, Virginia


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $140,899 - $162,034. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.