Network Engineer - LAN/WAN/Remote Access

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Technology (IT) Systems

Information Technology Operations

Network Systems Design

Software Applications

Systems Architecture

REQ#: RQ143650
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description


We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Solution Architect – LAN/WAN/Remote Access joining our team to support DOJ activities in Washington, DC.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Solution Architect – LAN/WAN/Remote Access supporting DOJ Justice Management Division (JMD), you will be trusted to work on primarily Cisco network devices in a network environment supporting wired and wireless connectivity and approximately 175 to 200 local area network (LAN) equipment change requests/month and 200 to 250 firewall change requests/month. In this role, a typical day will include:


    • Collaborating with DOJ JMD, other DOJ components, and other third-party contractors in support of IT projects and services to meet or exceed all performance metrics to achieve DOJ OCIO IT service level objectives.
    • Lead Service recovery process for major incidents/P1 tickets
    • Leadership in handling technical issues and escalations
    • Manage and mentor a team of SME's performing service recovery
    • Review Root cause Analysis for Major Incidents and ensure completion of corrective/preventive actions
    • Consultancy on the service improvement programs and possible automation for delivery team
    • Review High Level Design, Low Level design and Acceptance test plans of ongoing projects
    • Address critical changes in the technology domain as part of change management process


    • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
    • Ten (10) years of relevant experience
    • Relevant industry certification, such as CCNA 
    • Experience in activities, such as the following:
      • Creating a network architecture that considers functional requirements, technical considerations, business processes and end users
      • Creating a wide variety of IT system architectures
      • Analyzing network systems and developing technical documentation
      • Developing network system design and optimization recommendations
      • Developing and executing implementation plans and performance validation testing
      • Preparing customer presentations, project plans, and work
      • Overseeing network operations supporting enterprise services and applications
      • Developing and overseeing network change requests for firewalls, routing, switching, proxy services, VPN, DNS, mail, SD-WAN and public cloud service deployments
      • Providing problem identification, escalation and resolution of WAN/LAN performance, hardware, network carriers, and security issues in cooperation with the network services provider and Government agency customers
      • Identifying routing and network access control requirements and resolution of related issues
      • Analyzing network traffic and providing recommendations for issue resolution, optimization, and configuration enhancements (e.g., QoS, TCP optimization)
      • Assisting customers developing and troubleshooting network firewall access control policies
      • Developing network monitoring and management procedures using tools that complement / supplement those in use by the network service provider and Government agency customers
      • Providing technical consulting and engineering support to government program/project managers


    • Top Secret Security clearance
    • Location: Hybrid, On Customer Site
    • US Citizenship Required


    • Full-flex work week
    • 401K with company match
    • Comprehensive health and wellness package
    • 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
    • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
    • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you
    • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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    Work Requirements
    Years of Experience

    10 + years of related experience

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


    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Cisco Systems

    Travel Required

    Less than 10%


    U.S. Citizenship Required

    About Our Work

    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.

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

    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.