Network Engineer - Firewall Administration - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (



REQ#: RQ46955

Travel Required: 10-25%
  • Interface with end-users, systems administrators, and engineers for scheduling and implementing firewall exceptions, network troubleshooting, configuring new firewall equipment, monitor security system logs and status, and perform daily tuning of firewall and IPS tools.
  • The candidate will be able to effectively communicate and escalate issues and incidents as required by current process and develop new processes for issue resolution and troubleshooting management.
  • Software maintenance and patching of network security tools
  • Development and maintenance of standard security operating procedures, processes, and guidelines
  • Provide recommendations and requirements for emerging engineering initiatives and services
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation as required in support of real-world operations and exercises
  • Document all events and tickets in the appropriate systems
  • Participate in knowledge sharing
  • Performing documentation review and improvement
  • Possess current, relevant certifications to include CCNP or CCNP – Security.

BA/BS (or equivalent experience) and 8+ years of experience.

Must possess (upon applying) a US Secret Security Clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI as required.

Must be IAT Level II Compliant (i.e. Security+ CE or equivalent certification)

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.