Network Engineer, Advisor

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

Enterprise Network


Monitoring Tools

Routing and Switching

Routing Protocols

REQ#: RQ174887
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Network Engineer Sr. Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Engineer Sr. Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Network Engineer Advisor joining our team to focus on technical aspects of enterprise network architecture and operations.

● Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, and/or data communications networks

● Displays a comprehensive understanding of communication and routing protocols to include but not limited to TCP/IP, BGP and EIGRP

● Has an in-depth understanding and practical knowledge of networking topologies (LAN, WAN)

● Follow all DOD STIGs associated with systems on supported network domains, including VTC, VoIP, CUCM and Layer 2 and 3 networking devices. 

● Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g., SolarWinds or other network monitoring tools)

● Performs maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks

● Ability to analyze and evaluate networks, identify issues and provide solutions to ensure effective and efficient operation

● Knowledge is High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryption (HAIPE) devices

● Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems

● Maintains network integrity and connectivity while ensuring policy compliance; maintains system backup and recovery capability

● Evaluates new communications technologies to enhance the capabilities of the network

● Excellent Cisco knowledge and troubleshooting skills

● Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

● Solid understanding of network operating systems (Cisco IOS, etc.)

● Collaborate with engineers from other sites to evaluate plans for implementing new computer network technologies, following specific program requirements.

● Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a IT related field, SEC + and CCNA

● Required Experience: 8+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Routing and Switching, Network Security, Network Monitoring, Troubleshooting
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
● Required Skills and Abilities: Leadership, Communication (written and verbal) and problem solving.
● Preferred Skills: ITILv4, CCNP, CASP+ or higher level certification(s)

● Location: On Customer Site in Newington, VA

● US Citizenship required due to the TS/SCI clearance requirement.

● 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 and make an impact on the world around you.
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays.

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


CCNA - Cisco

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $148,750 - $201,250. 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.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.