Lead Installation Field Engineer

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ44865

GDIT is seeking a Lead Installation Field Engineer to help support our TO35 activities.

NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract re-award and funding.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts sites surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and user requirements.
  • Prepares drawings documenting configuration changes at each site.
  • Prepares site installation and test reports.
  • Assists with the production of engineering documents
  • Escalates unresolved problems to expedite resolution. 
  • Analyzes and implements communications standards and protocols according to site requirements
  • Install telecommunication equipment and associated devices for circuit activation/upgrade
  • Complete circuit cabling/wiring between commercial equipment, site OSP, and DISA devices

  • Install, troubleshoot, and test telecommunication circuits ranging from T-1 to 100G Ethernet utilizing visual fault isolators, optical power meters, bit error rate test sets, and other similar test equipment required to isolate circuit issues

  • Install, configure, and activate circuits utilizing crypto equipment; KG experience is desired

  • Perform network hardware equipment installation for replacement and upgrades on existing DoDIN devices

  • Provide technical documentation and other administrative support for projects associated with installations

  • Installs telecommunication equipment racks, ladder trays, and fiber distribution trays to support various devices and cable mediums; to include fiber optic, copper, DC power, and ground cable
  • Performs network hardware equipment installation for replacement and upgrades on existing DoDIN devices
  • Leads junior field engineers and trains as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Active (or Interim) DoD Secret Clearance. Candidates without a clearance will be considered contingent upon their ability to complete the clearance process.
  • Associate of Science Degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • 3 years experience
  • Willing to travel, as over 75% travel is required for this role
  • Experience with installation, maintenance, and repair of various types of network and telecommunications or other electronic devices
  • Familiarity with the DISN and DoDIN installation standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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.