TACLANE Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Communication Network

Complex Systems


Systems Design

Tactical Local Area Network Encryption (TACLANE)

REQ#: RQ166624
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

TACLANE Engineer

Secure and expertly apply the latest technologies to advance the mission as a TACLANE Engineer with GDIT. Your work in enterprise IT will help our clients overcome evolving demands and missions. Own the opportunity to accelerate digital modernization for our clients as you accelerate your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a TACLANE Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on TACLANE Engineer joining our team to design and development and implementation of data, voice, and/or video communications networks.

How a TACLANE Engineer will make an impact:

  • Install, configure, and maintain GDIT TACLANE and other crypto devices.

  • Responsible for the network design and determining the level of effort associated with the development of data, voice, and/or video, and/or communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices.

  • Documents solutions in Engineering Installation Plans (EIPs) and other various documents.

  • Submits proposed designs to Engineering Review Board and responds to questions.

  • Schedules authorized outages to implement proposed solutions.

  • May work odd hours to minimize customer impact.

  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.

  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.

  • Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

  • May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.

  • May perform network administration duties.

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • Clearance : Active Top Secret with SCI Eligibility

  • Certifications:

  • --- Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements - one Level II certification AND one Computing Environment (CE) certification.

  • --- Must be able to achieve ITIL Foundation and Security+ (or equivalent) Certification within six months of hire.

  • Education: bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

  • Year's Experience: BS and 5 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design. (will consider other years of experience, education or certifications).

  • Skills & Abilities: The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

  • Location: Onsite at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● 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
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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.