Network Engineer-Secret-Alexandria, Virginia - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.

  1. 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.
  2. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
  3. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
  4.  Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
  5. May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.
  6. May perform network administration duties.
  7. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.
  8. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. Juniper route/snitch knowledge is preferred.
  9. Must possess CCNA or equivalent certification with intent to complete Professional level certification within 1st year.
  10. Must possess Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent) and ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.
  11. Knowledge and experience of Network Automation using tools such as Ansible playbooks, templates, and python scripting.
  12. Participates in special projects as required.


  1. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network analysis and design.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software.
  3. Comprehensive knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  4. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
  5. Certifications:
    - CCNA Minimum /// CCNP Preferred
    - Security+ CE Minimum /// CISSP Preferred
    - ITIL v3 - Required
    - Juniper Training/Certifications a Plus

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
2. 5-8 years of directly related experience in network analysis and administration.