ETM Principal Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


United States

REQ#: RQ62087

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

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. 

Our work depends on a Network Engineer joining our team to support JSP-ETM activities in Arlington, VA.

The Network Engineer is responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks. Job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze 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
  • Plan network layouts and configure systems to user environments
  • Analyze network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
  • Support the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed
  • May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users
  • May perform network administration duties
  • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel
  • May serve as technical team or task leader
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Active or current Secret clearance
  • IAT Level III in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M
  • Masters degree. Work experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 10+ years of experience including: 5+ years of operating, troubleshooting, installing network routers and switches and designing, architecting routed and switched networks, 2+ years as senior or lead engineer in planning, designing, and building software defined networks, 3+ years in DoD environment
  • Configuring and installing various network devices and services
  • Monitoring network performance and resource utilization, trending, capacity planning
  • Use of current and emergent network design principles and protocols
  • Experience with network virtualization technologies
  • Experience with multi-tenant network architectures
  • Familiarity with a width variety network routing and switching equipment devices from multiple vendors
  • Scripting languages such as Pearl, Python, coding for network threshold events.


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.