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Network Engineer at General Dynamics Information Technology

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rockville, Maryland

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Job Family:

Network Engineering

Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Network Engineer joining our team to support NIAID activities in Rockville, MD. As a Network Engineer, you will be supporting our Network Operations Team and support a leading federal healthcare organization, NIAID, focused on scientific research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases.  The Network Operations team consists of ~6 engineers focused on engineering and responsible for lessening the workload for the Senior Network engineers on the team. Tasks and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following: design, configuration, managing IT projects, troubleshooting, cabling, racking/swapping equipment, maintaining monitoring tools, and fulfilling service requests.

This is an onsite role in Rockville, MD with the ability to work from home 1-2 days a week.


Required skills:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience installing and maintaining network systems (i.e. Cisco networking equipment, routers, and switches (physical and virtual)

  • 3+ years experience troubleshooting network related issues

  • 3+ years of experience using Network Performance Monitoring software to address network incidents

  • Cisco Data Center technologies; NX-OS and/or ACI

  • Cisco Catalyst Switching

  • Expertise in IP addressing, subnets, and VLANs

  • Working knowledge of network protocol analysis

Desired skills:

  • 2+ years with familiarity within a typical network and server systems and solutions within the federal government departments and agencies

  • Expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

  • Capable of designing and planning network systems including the creation of specs and architecture schematics

  • Capable of conducting testing of network design

  • A working knowledge of SNMP, RADIUS, Spanning-Tree, vPC, HA, and IPSec

  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols

  • Experience with multi-mode fiber, single-mode fiber, ethernet

  • Cloud Agnostic Networking (Microsoft Azure or AWS)

  • Strong written and communication skills

  • Strong customer service/end user communication

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Eager to continually learn new technologies

  • Creative problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to properly prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks


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Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Rockville

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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.