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Senior Network Engineer (DoD Secret clearance required)

General Dynamics Information Technology
Sterling, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Join us to help build a cloud from the ground up. We need someone who is not afraid to stand up networks from scratch.
We're building at the crossroads of two of the coolest emerging technologies: Cloud and Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC). We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a CSfC Advocate Manager joining our team to support Department of State activities at Sterling, VA.

This program supports a new initiative at a cabinet level agency to improve and enhance information sharing efforts. To support this effort, the Senior Network Engineer will build, implement, and maintain multiple client networks including unclassified and classified network components. (Mostly classified, thus you need to be a U.S. citizen with at least a Secret clearance.)

This includes installing new network equipment, troubleshooting network connectivity, and performing maintenance tasks to maximize uptime, and limit outages. This position will also troubleshoot and resolve connectivity issues..

The Senior Network Engineer should be able to:

· Design and implement enterprise solutions for our network infrastructure (We need someone who has done it before, but bottom up)

· Document network infrastructure and support playbooks

· Maintain and optimize networks

Environment you will work in

· The intersection of Cybersecurity and data analytics. No better place to be.

· Highly technical and fast-paced environment.


Daily Responsibilities (duties):

· Lead installation of EMC pure storage hardware and configure network

· Conduct network analysis and resolve inefficiencies on the network.

· Perform day to day network maintenance which will include configuring, upgrades, installation and troubleshooting.

· Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages.

· Schedule and perform upgrades to all switches and firewalls

· Define, document, and enforce industry standards.

· Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resiliency of the network

Coordinate with other teams and vendors to resolve issues affecting our network.


To fit into our environment, you must have these core skills:

· B.S., B.A. in computer science, information technology or related field from credible college or university
5+ years of networking experience in large scale global environments

Crux of what we need: 

  • Hands-on experience with Cisco Power series firewalls and Nexus switch/router devices
  • CDS type device support


· Strong troubleshooting skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and organizational skills

· Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment

Highly desired skills:

· Cisco AnyConnect

· V-Center, v-sphere

· Aruba VPN

· Mesa VPN

· IPSec

· PKI knowledge

VMware experience





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22626 Sally Ride Dr

Sterling, VA



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