Senior Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Network Analytics

Network Operations

Routing and Switching

REQ#: RQ169796
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

TitleNetwork Engineer Senior

Clearance:     TS/SCI

Location:       USA FL MacDill AFB - 7115 S Boundary Blvd (FLC096)

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world challenges on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 


  • Strategy & Planning
  • Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
  • Acquisition & Deployment
  • Designs and defines network architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Performs complex network development and design work.
  • Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of network enhancements.
  • Provides input for documentation on new or existing networks.
  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure networks meet documented user requirements.
  • Operational Management
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves network problems.
  • Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • May provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned..

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related Network Engineering experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.
  • BA/BS degree– may substitute additional years of experience.
  • Must possess a completed CCNA certification.
  • Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • Knowledge and experience with service provider routing and switching protocols (e.g. IS-IS, BGP, Service Provider bridging, MPLS).
  • Knowledge and experience with enterprise routing and switching protocols (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, Port Aggregates, vPC etc.).
  • Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, and NX-OS software and hardware features.
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot Multicast (ASM, BiDir, Anycast).
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot DMVPN and GRE tunnels.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while still ensuring high quality of work.
  • Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize work and work autonomously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail and presentation.
  • Results driven, highly efficient, energetic and highly motivated
  • The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices
  • Understanding of network virtualization concepts as it relates to the datacenter (e.g. presenting networks to hosts, edge trunks, interface mapping)
  • Knowledge and experience with data center networking (e.g. VXLAN, CLOS)
  • Knowledge and experience with service provider technologies (e.g. VPWS, VPLS, L3VPN, VXLAN, SR)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed Professional tier Juniper or Cisco Certification specialized in Enterprise or Service Provider routing and switching.
  • Knowledge and experience with Juniper JUNOS software and hardware
  • Knowledge of Automation technologies for networking (e.g. Python/Ansible)
  • Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



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.