Planet IRM Engineer - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ91614

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Planet IRM Engineer to help support the JSP ETM program at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. NOTE: Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed.

The Planet IRM Engineer will use their knowledge of inside plant and outside plant cabling infrastructures to provide support for the configuration management database Planet IRM application.  Job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Update Planet database with completed MAC and project information

  • Extract relevant information from Remedy and DARTS systems

  • Provide connectivity worksheets and drawings to design engineers as required

  • Work with MAC and project teams to resolve discrepancies

  • Daily update of work logs to document work completed

  • Perform onsite surveys of equipment and cables for input into Planet database

  • Designs, plans and builds communications networks.

  • Configures routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols.

  • Coordinates LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.

  • Monitors the network utilizing industry leading technologies.

  • Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process.

  • Plans implementation of enhancements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on or design experience with structured cabling systems

  • Experience with cabling infrastructures

  • Experience configuring routers and switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems and VPN concentrators

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Problem analysis and problem solving

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Able to report onsite at the Pentagon as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD and MicroStation expertise


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.

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.