Field Installation Engineer with Polygraph (Travel)

McLean, VA
Mar 08, 2017
May 31, 2017
Full Time
Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.


 1. Provides expert level analysis of 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. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 8. Serves as technical team or task leader.

 9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.





Qualifications 10-15 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

 Field Installation - 60-80% Travel Required• Provide professional installation of network and video systems in harsh environments, both internal and external to facilities• Ability to learn and install video systems, network systems and satellite systems• Ability to write build-to, as-build, and create other baseline documents• Function in accordance with the project management framework tailored to mission needs• Must be able to collect and distill user requirements to technical system requirements• Must be able to document and articulate complicated system designs into required technical documents associated with different phases of the project management process, to include design documents, implementation plans, test plans• Must be able to engage in technical system planning beyond the network, to include applications and systems that utilize the network being delivered.• Must be able to learn new technologies and characteristics of collection systems and how they affect or are effected by network characteristics• Implementation of LAN and WAN equipment including firewalls, servers, workstations, routers, switches, hubs, storage devices, A/V equipment and equipment racks.• Multi-floor fiber installation and quality assuranceDuties include (but not limited to): outside cabling and coax running (inclusive of digging trenches), setting up satellite dishes and configuring cameras, routers, computer hardware/software, security cameras, racks, fiber installation, A/V equipment installation. 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.