Network Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Network Engineering
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cisco Routers and Switches

Enterprise Network

Network Engineering

Network Management

REQ#: RQ169318
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

Join the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. GDIT is seeking a Sr Network Engineer to join the DCGS Operations Center (DOC) program at Langley AFB, VA.

The Senior Network Engineer supports the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC) at Langley AFB, Va.. The Senior Network Engineer performs the configuration, integration, and upgrading of all network architectural components across the AF DCGS Enterprise.  

Task: Tier 3 Network Infrastructure Management

  • Establish system performance parameters and sample critical network and information processing 
  • Conduct network trend analysis and create reports and graphs monthly 
  • Sort and file network traffic based on source and destination internet protocol (IP) addresses as needed
  • Establish baseline network configuration and performance parameters in support of unique ISR sensor data
  • Conduct network analysis to ensure performance of the network
  • Support design, installation, and integration of new routers and other equipment on the enterprise
  • Establish proper data flows between DCGS and other Enterprise nodes
  • Maintain network interface/port configurations, IP routing tables, firewall settings, filter tables, passwords, and performance controls
  • Maintain version control of the router operating system software at Government direction
  • Establish configuration and modification of device settings protecting the DCGS Security Boundary through Access Control Lists
  • Manage and operate software applications at all sites required to conduct network management of the DPA
  • Respond to hardware and software problems related to DPA equipment
  • Coordinate with Government leads to optimize Campus Area Network (CAN) routers, switches, and cryptographic devices
  • Install CAN/WAN equipment and develop and maintain documentation and drawings
  • Develop and enforce a comply-to-connect standard for the DPA
  • Review all integration efforts to ensure engineering rigor and security practices are maintained across the DPA and advise Government leadership regarding any possible risks/concerns/improvements
  • Process and implement all network service request’s (NSR) and security approved ports and services requests (PSR)
  • Perform transition planning, integration, operations and maintenance (O&M) of ATM to Carrier Ethernet/OTN, to include out-of-band network management
  • Develop and execute OTN test plan and procedures 
  • Review requirements provided by the DCGS Program Office to determine bandwidth, performance, and Controlled Interface (CI) settings for establishing network configuration baselines and provide input back to COR or designated representative within 7 days of receipt 

KSAs:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of Network Infrastructure Management experience
  • Possess an IAT Level II certification and CCNP. CCNP may be substituted for CCNA and (4) years of enterprise networking experience
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Cisco Systems

CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

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.