Sr Network Engineer and Architect

Ft Bragg, NC
Jan 12, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
Engineer, IT, IT Architect
Full Time
The ENTN Network Engineer will serves as the primary person responsible for the installation; configuration; troubleshooting; and maintenance of the current transport. This also includes the configuration; maintenance; troubleshooting; and back-end management of all network devices. Provides full life-cycle support for all network services; including the installation; tuning; testing; monitoring; operation; maintenance; upgrading; patching; break/fix; and management of network devices. Serve as customer contact on technical and service-related problems.


  • Ensure network connectivity throughout the LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments
  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
  • Service provisioning; installation; maintenance; and management of the mobile communications packages; equipment; and software itself within and between the facilities
  • Establish relationships with government network architects and counterparts across the SOCOM Information Enterprise. 
  • Coordination with vendors for new technology.
  • Maintenance of current technology. 
  • Maintain/update documentation for all aspects of network transport falling under your responsibility. 
  • Coordinate with CNCC to identify and track kit issues. 
  • Support requires minimal on-call support during nights and weekends due to criticality of supported resources. 
  • This position may require shift and weekend work 
  • This position may require deployments to CONUS and OCONUS locations worldwide; and may include hazardous duty areas
  • Deployments can be of a duration of up to 180 days; this position typically deploys on an as-required basis 
  • The work is typically performed in an office environment and at client site locations; which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials; boxes or equipment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology; or related field
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • ITIL v3 Foundations
  • Applicable IT industry-recognized DoDD 8570 certification required
Qualifications At minimum 5-8 years experience performing LAN/WAN administration.

  Required Knowledge:

  • Advanced and specialized training in networks/systems administration/network administration.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in layer 2 switching and layer 3 routing; design of complex routing and switching schemes to support changing environments.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in EIGRP; STP; VTP; ACLs; and Layer 3 tunnels and must understand how to monitor network devices to perform fault and root cause analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Special Operations community; operations; processes and culture.
  • Familiarity with military deployed environments.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles; methods; and techniques used in network administration and support.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of routers; switches; patch panels; concentrators; associated terminals; and related network hardware and software.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.