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Network Engineer Advisor

Company name
General Dynamics Information Technology

Lanham, MD, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It

Posted on
Jan 21,2020

Valid Through
May 05,2020

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Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Network Engineering

GDIT is seeing an advisory level Network Engineer who will be responsible for supporting, implementing, and documenting network solutions. You will work with a team of engineers on projects to maintain, modify, and redesign complex architectures in an unclassified environment. You will act as a senior technical POC for a range of tasks on the project.

This position requires expert technical background in the IT networking industry, in particular, aspects like configuration, implementation and troubleshooting of large complex enterprise networks. You will be working with a team of engineers to sustain, configure, document, and deploy an enterprise network.

Primary duties include:

Leading projects involving multiple engineers of varying skill levels.

Providing technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception through implementation.

Training and mentoring other engineers as needed.

Troubleshoot network, server and storage issues.

Creating manuals, support documentation, and knowledge archives for all projects undertaken.

Optimizing existing networks, servers and storage by adjusting parameters, recommending improvements, and evaluating new technologies as they relate to the customer network.

Develop and sustain Network Management tools

Use ticketing system to create, update, and resolve tickets

Ensure proper capacity planning in concert with network, systems and architectural designs and migrations.

Required Skills and Experience

Experience developing and interpreting detailed installation instructions and supporting documentation to effect network design deployments.

Proven capability to lead engineering teams on complex deployments.

Excellent ability for clear and concise oral and written communication; capability to interface at multiple levels and successfully present technical information

Extensive experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing, switching, data center, and cloud technology areas.

Capacity to track, guide, and when necessary mentor multiple teams simultaneously.

Strict attention to detail; Adherence to rigid guidelines and processes; Ability to validate, update and maintain accurate records.

Ability to work in a virtual team environment as well as independently

Cisco CCNA/CCNP certification is a plus, in Routing/Switching, Data Center, or Service Provider areas.

Bachelor's degree w/5-7 years or equivalent industry experience (8 years of experience)

Expert hands-on working experience with as many of the following as possible: routers (Cisco preferred), Cisco Nexus switch platforms, F5 load balancers/application delivery controllers, and Fortinet Firewalls.

Strong knowledge of storage area network (SAN) design and implementation including FC, FCoE, and iSCSI.

Solid knowledge of Cloud technologies and architectures, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Competence with MS Visio and Powerpoint to update and maintain network design documentation, and develop design plans to be populated among various engineering teams and stakeholders.

Preferred Skills

Expert hands-on working experience with as many of the following as possible: compute and storage technologies including fabric interconnects, UCS, MDS switches, and VMware deployments.

Strong knowledge with VMware based compute and storage technologies including: fabric interconnects, UCS B and C series, MDS switches, and VMware deployments.


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.

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