Principal Engineer, Network - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Schriever Afb
United States

We are currently recruiting for a program supporting the development and support responsibilities for several weapon systems and related support systems within the Strategic Systems domain. Representative examples of the Strategic Systems domain include:


  • Strategic Missiles and Targets • Launchers • Strategic Radars • Exo/Indo Atmospheric Threats
  • Data Mining and Visualization • Condition Based Maintenance


The chosen candidate will provide technical expertise to support the architecture, installation and planning of a variety of solutions across an enterprise network. The candidate will also provide support for project planning, designing, and integration of various components of enterprise technology, including development of recommendations for new technologies, as appropriate. The candidate will support from the Software Engineering Directorate (SEO), Redstone Arsenal.



Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks.
  • Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations.
  • Troubleshoots network performance issues, creates and maintains network diagrams and documentation.
  • Recommends upgrades for new applications and equipment.
  • Uses knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks.
  • Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
  • Configures multiple IT/AV devices (IP addresses, EDID settings, audio adjustments, etc.)


  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher
  • Must have CompTIA Security+ or CISSP Certification
  • Must have CCNA or higher Cisco professional certification
  • Experience deploying and managing firewalls (Palo Alto and/or Cisco ASA)
  • Experience with administration of Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems (Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012, RHEL 5/6)
  • Experience with toolsets such as NetScout, Wireshark, Omnipeek, SolarWinds
  • Experience with routing and switching configuration
  • Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI
  • Ability to deploy for CONUS and OCONUS support (may be up to 15% per year)

 Familiar with audio transport platforms such as: AVB, Blu-Link, Cobra-Net, Dante

  • Experience configuring video transport platforms such as: Crestron, AMX, Extron, etc.
  • Experience configuring VTC platforms such as: Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize, Lyne
  • Experience with COMSEC and encryption devices such as TACLANEs
  • CCNP, CISSP certifications

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.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree, with 4 years of relevant experience.