Network Engineer (SRF 3406)

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ49522

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Created after 9-11-2001, the Department of Homeland Security consolidated numerous agencies' data centers for central management. General Dynamics Information Technology plays a key role in the Department's IT integration strategy through its Data Center-1 program. GDIT's DC-1 program is committed to delivering an efficient, responsive, and mature data center operation through excellence in service delivery, performance, and continual service improvement. 

Job Description
  • Provides technical support and guidance on highly complex design issues to customers and less experienced personnel. Investigates and resolves matters of significance.
  • Prepares complex documentation and information to meet customer requirements
  • Strong network performance modeling and benchmarking skills

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Requires BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience with at least 4 years recent hands on experience in implementation, troubleshooting and maintaining the following equipment:
    • Cisco switches
    • Firewalls
    • Load balancers
    • WAN optimization (Riverbed)
    • Network monitoring tool
  • Must be able to walk a network, configure virtual and physical interfaces, understand high availability concepts, and understand the OSI model, thorough understanding of TCP/IP and sub-netting.
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication skills to interact with team members, management, customers and support personnel
  • Strong leadership skills to oversee project team
  • Strong ability to analyze and solve complex problems using analytical and creative problem solving skills for design, creation and testing of networks
  • Active in pursuing learning opportunities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity and take decisive action
  • Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with highly complex technical problems

 Preferred Experience

  • F5 Load Balancers
  • WAN Optimization
  • VxLAN
  • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) – Software Defined Networks (SDN)

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.