Network Engineer Expert

at General Dynamics Corporation
Published September 11, 2023
Location Chantilly, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA McLean - Customer Proprietary (VAC393)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ155985

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Network Engineering

Job Qualifications:

Cisco ACI, EVPN, Next Generation Firewall, VXLAN

10 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Network Engineer Sr Advisor

Transform technology into opportunity as a Network Engineer Sr Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you'll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Network Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to be responsible for maintaining the design and the integrity of the customer's complex internal network, including customer-facing hosted and cloud environments. They will provide expert technical assistance to team members with high-level system and networking request. They will also secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity, mitigate threats, and reduce costs. This role will be responsible for designing, implementation and testing complex infrastructure in support of our customer needs.

Installation and maintenance of network equipment
Troubleshooting and resolution of network issues
Design network architectures based on customer requirements and industry best practices
Development of unique solutions that will meet customer requirements and industry best practices
Collaborate effectively with other IT disciplines (e.g., Storage, Platform, Application) to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems
Develop and maintain configurations plans for Cisco ACI design, planning, implementation, and testing, based on a multi datacenter configurations

Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio frequency, and/or data communications networks
Create architectural design solutions and successfully present them to client stakeholders.
Work with infrastructure engineers to identify new products and solutions
Document maintenance for all computer systems and network infrastructure
Maintain systems and documentation as needed for audits and compliance
Communications with customers: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying of impending changes, or coordinated outages

Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio frequency, and/or data communications networks
Be available for other engineers and coach them to resolution
Participate in 24x7 on call and assist in resolving issues outside normal business hours

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
Required Experience: 10+ years of experience with architecting and designing IP networks and associated technologies
Required Technical Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of networking to include routing, switching, network monitoring and management
  • Strong troubleshooting skills specific to network connectivity, security, and ability to effectively work in cross functional teams as needed to resolve issues
  • NextGen Firewall Experience
  • Background in Cisco ACI design, planning, implementation, and testing, based on a multi datacenter configurations
  • Good team and collaboration skills
  • Ability to research and find new and innovative technologies to enhance the existing network
  • Define network strategy with respect to technology domain standards and design goals
  • Provide technical design and architectural leadership, including documenting and diagramming the logical, physical and process views
  • Experience analyzing network traffic, using a variety of network tools to assess security-related events to assist in rapid identification and isolation of issues during incidents and outages
  • Experience in designing, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting these various network technologies and protocols
  • Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining boundary security solutions and exposure to enterprise network architecture
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience with VXLAN/EVPN

Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Poly

Required Skills and Abilities: Good team and collaboration skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Network Access Control and Segmentation
  • Experience with security compliance standards
  • Experience with site-to-site VPNs and/or remote access VPNs
  • Network programmability for automating network tasks (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Python, Rest API's)
  • Experience with Data Center and co-location solutions as they relate to SDN architecture and Design
  • Experience configuring/administrating various network technologies including: Cisco ACI, Cisco DCNM, OTV, VMware NSX
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing network reference architecture from mission requirements gathering to technology rollout oversight, including capacity management, technology selection, integration of multiple tools and technical documentation
  • Familiarity with Software defined networking (SDN) Network Disaggregation technologies and methodologies along with open source solutions
  • Ability to brief complex information to senior leadership
  • Familiarity with Software defined networking (SDN) Network Disaggregation technologies and methodologies along with open source solutions
  • Drive enhancements through full life-cycle from concept to final implementation and support
  • SME for SDN engagements built around Cisco ACI

Location: On Customer Site
US Citizenship Required

Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.


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