Engineer, Network

Suffolk, VA
Mar 13, 2017
Apr 06, 2017
Full Time
- Analyze; troubleshoot; and reconfigure an enterprise network to maintain constant WAN availability. Assist with new installations by 3rd parties into the WAN architecture by remotely configuring Cisco and Juniper devices.

  - Create and modify router access lists to control network traffic on 84+ Cisco/Juniper routers using CLI running OSPF routing protocol. Router models include: Cisco 6509 and 7206; Juniper MX-40 and MX-240.

  - Manage a network of 84+ Cisco and Juniper routers; 100+ Cisco and Juniper switches; and various other network equipment.

  - Conduct network analysis to ensure optimal performance of the network; to include sampling critical network and information processing system performance parameters; conducting trend analysis reports and graphs at user defined intervals; providing a capability to sort and file network traffic based on source and destination IP addresses; tracking usage levels; monitoring growth rates; determining if capacity levels are being approached; and processing alerts.

  - Maintain accurate configuration of Solarwinds network monitoring software to ensure an accurate view of the network.

  - Perform router and switch software updates and configuration backups

   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 2-5 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

 Experience in computer security and be knowledgeable in patching Windows and UNIX/Linux machines and possess a general understanding of using Group Policy Objects to implement security requirements on Windows workstations. 


Secret clearance with IAT Level II certifications required (Security + CE with CCNA, CCNET, etc. certifications)


Have the ability to trouble-shoot machines and networking issues to determine why patches may not install.


Experience with commercial IA scanning tools for patching and accessing security posture of machines such as the ACAS security scanner.


Knowledge in antivirus products and expertise in configuring firewalls a must.


Have a familiarity with DoD STIGS (Security Technical Implementation Guides); or equivalent guides/instructions/directives.

   DoD 8570.01-M; Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program certifications IAT Level II certifications; such as Security Plus Certification and OS cert; prefer current Cisco Certification (CCENT; CCNA or JUNOS;)

 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.