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Network Architect

Network Architect

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

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Job Description

The Network Architect performs tier four network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates pursuing the Network Architect position need an extensive background in networking technology. They must possess  excellent written and oral communication skills, along with strong interpersonal and leadership abilities. Candidates must have a strong background in the design and maintenance of local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), as well as an excellent working knowledge of LAN/WAN protocols (e.g., Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Multiprotocol Labeling Switching (MPLS).



Typical Duties Include

  • Conducting system education and training seminars for end users, designers, Contractors, and others, as requested


  • Continuous training on assigned systems as these items receive updates and enhancements

  • Assisting end users with the specification of new requirements and capabilities

  • Assisting end users and Contractors with jobsite failure analysis and hands-on work assignments when required.


  1. Provides expert level analysis of 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.



  1. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.



  1. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.



  1. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.



  1. May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.



  1. May perform network administration duties.



  1. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.



  1. Serves as technical team or task leader.



  1. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.



10 Participates in special projects as required.



  1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science; Engineering; or a related technical discipline. 2. Advanced degree preferred.


Required Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate(MCSA) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)



At least seven years of experience with network operating systems (e.g.; Cisco; Novell and Windows Server); network hardware (e.g.; routers; switches; cabling and other essential network hardware); and LAN/WAN protocols (e.g.; OSPF; BGP; MPLS).


At least eight years of previous Deployed Systems Support Engineer experience or equivalent.



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.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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