NCIS Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Quantico, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cisco Technologies

Network Engineering

Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN)

REQ#: RQ167703
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 General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The NCIS program is searching for a Network Engineer to join their team in Quantico, VA.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is an organization of approximately 2,200 personnel of which 700 serve at HQ and the remaining staff serve at offices worldwide. NCIS is the DON component with primary responsibility for criminal investigation, law enforcement (LE), counterterrorism (CT), counterintelligence (CI), and cyber matters.  NCIS not only has primary responsibility for all criminal investigative, CI, CT, and cyber matters within the DON, but it also has exclusive investigative jurisdiction in non-combat matters involving actual, potential, or suspected criminal, terrorism, sabotage, espionage, and subversive activities.

This position is part of the IT Technology Development division within the NCIS ITDS organization and performs the following functions:

  • Tests and analyses all elements of network facilities
  • Monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources on multiple enclaves utilizing software and hardware tools
  • Identifies and diagnoses problems and factors affecting network performance
  • Analyzes network performance, usage, traffic flows, access, and interfaces
  • Provides technical planning and analysis for communication activities including designing, integrating, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, testing, monitoring, reporting, documenting, working with appropriate vendors, and performing preventative maintenance services
  • Performs testing, provisioning, operations, and emergency response for ongoing network operations
  • Oversees and managers the deployment of upgrades to existing data, video, and related systems in a multi-location environment
  • Ensures all required operational and support documents are current
  • Maintains a current understanding of emerging technologies and trends in online media, cloud service, storage solutions, and other data center technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 8+ years of network engineering and administration experience
  • Security +
  • Current CCNP
  • Top Secret, must be SCI eligible

The successful candidate is expected to be experienced with the following:

  • Experience with engineering data center and IP backbone networks in a multi-vendor, multiprotocol environment, including networks based on T1, DS3, Fiber/Optical, DSL, Ethernet, and Ethernet over Copper core.
  • Experience with the following protocols, BGP, OSPF, vDC, vPC, VRF’s, Spanning-Tree, VLANs, 802.1q, QoS, Cisco ASA with Active/Active Multiple Contexts
  • Firewall Experience Required- Cisco ASA 5500X, Juniper SRX, Forcepoint SW  
  • Expert level configuration of Cisco routers and switches including: 4500/6500, 3750, 3850, and ASR 1000  
  • Nexus 2K/5K/7K/9K Data Center Experience 
  • Experience with configuration and management of firewalls; Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto, Forcepoint Sidewinder, and Juniper
  • Familiar with NTP /MAB/F5 Deployment
  • Experience with Network Management Apps - Cisco ACS/ISE, Cisco Prime, SolarWinds​


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Flexible work week
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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


CCNP - Cisco

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $115,515 - $156,285. 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.
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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.