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Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Requisition ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

Provides full life-cycle support for all network services, including the installation, tuning, testing, monitoring, operation, maintenance, upgrading, patching, break/fix, and management of designated network distribution systems and associated equipment, both garrison and deployed, for all levels of security classification. Performs on-site or in-house servicing, repairs and/or installations of customer-owned products. Provides technical support to customers on operational or maintenance aspects of system equipment and serve as customer contact on technical and service-related problems.



  • Ensure network connectivity throughout the LAN/WAN and wireless infrastructure
  • Work with team members to deploy Aruba Wireless and other LAN/WAN solutions
  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments
  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
  • Service provisioning, installation, maintenance, and management of the intra-facility LAN/VLAN wiring, equipment, and software itself within and between the facilities
  • Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices
  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
  • May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.
  • May perform network administration duties.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


3-6 years of directly related experience in network analysis, administration and support.

DoD 8570.1 Level 2 technical certification (i.e. Security + CE) required

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification required.

CCNA Wireless or Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA) certification preferred

ITIL v3 Foundations certification preferred

  • Advanced and specialized training in networks/systems engineering/network administration
  • Thorough understanding of wireless (WLAN) networking
  • Experience, knowledge, and/or certification of Aruba Wireless Networks
  • Firewalls, IDSs/IPSs, VPNs, authentication/authorization systems, end point security techniques, content management systems and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Demonstrated proficiency in layer 2 switching and layer 3 routing; design of complex routing and switching schemes to support changing environments
  • Demonstrated proficiency in EIGRP, STP, VTP, ACLs, and Layer 3 tunnels and must understand how to monitor network devices to perform fault and root cause analysis
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support
  • Comprehensive knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software
  • Working knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications
  • Experience with installation configuration and maintenance requirements of end-user devices, automatic call distribution systems, load balancing techniques and server operations.
  • Experience with installation, configuration and maintenance requirements of end-user devices (including desktop systems), video bridges and single/multi-point control units
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Special Operations community, operations, processes and culture
  • Familiarity with military deployed environments
  • Experience with Fluke AirMAgnet a plus
  • Experience with CISCO Identity Services Engine (ISE) or Aruba ClearPass a plus

Additional Details:

  • This position may require shift and weekend work
  • This position may require deployments to CONUS and OCONUS locations worldwide, and may include hazardous duty areas
  • While potential deployments can be of a duration of up to 180 days, this position is not part of a deployment rotation and typically deploys on an as-required basis
  • The work is typically performed in an office environment and at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. 
  • 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.
  • As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.

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