Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Ridgecrest, California

REQ#: RQ111185

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Come Join Our Team! GDIT is a government contractor providing professional and technical services to various government agencies (i.e. defense).

We are currently looking for a Network Engineer to join our winning team. The individual hired for this position will provide support for our government customer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). This is your opportunity to work in technically advanced, positive, and productive environment. Will serve as an interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues.

NAWCWD primarily operates in two Southern California locations: China Lake and Point Mugu, CA. China Lake Naval Weapons Station experienced earthquakes that caused damage and impacted NAWCWD mission operations. In order to provide improved service capabilities to current and future NAVAIR operations, NAWCWD is modernizing and optimizing the infrastructure that currently supports weapons development and testing activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Install and configure network gear including, but not limited to routers, switches, wireless access points, VoIP phones/equipment

  • Provide troubleshooting and recovery support

  • Assist as necessary with input to and build of proper engineering documentation, test and evaluation plans/execution, and accreditation packages

  • Assist NAWCWD as required with assessing the current Layer 1-3 architecture and make recommendations for system optimization

  • Interface as required with tenants through the Earthquake Recovery IPT to ensure requirements of those tenants are captured adequately for proper design and support


  • BA/BS or equivalent,

  • 2+ years of experience

  • CompTIA, Security +, CCNA and/or equivalent DoD 8570 compliant certification

  • Strong fundamental understanding of DoD Enterprise Networks and Architectures

  • Experience installing and configuring wired and wireless networks

  • Experience implementing 802.1X/802.11 standards

  • Experience implementing FIPS encryption standards and PKI

  • Deep Knowledge of VLANs, subnets, and protocols

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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.