Network Security Engineer

Manassas, VA
May 01, 2017
May 23, 2017
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Network Security Engineer to provide leadership and support in the following tasks:

• Configure and optimize security configurations for network hubs, routers, and switches (e.g., higher-level protocols, tunneling, etc.).

• Diagnose cybersecurity impacts to network connectivity problems.

• Expand or modify security configurations of network infrastructure to serve new purposes or improve work flow.

• Implement new system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards that maximizes cybersecurity functionalities of networking components.

• Install, secure, and maintain network infrastructure device operating system software (e.g., IOS, firmware, etc.).

• Install or replace network hubs, routers, and switches.

• Integrate securely new systems into existing network architecture.

• Monitor network capacity and performance for impact to cybersecurity operations.

• Identify and monitor the patching of network vulnerabilities to ensure information is safeguarded against outside parties.

• Provide feedback on network cybersecurity requirements, including network architecture and infrastructure.

• Knowledge of VPN security.

• Propose new technologies or procedures that could be used to advance the ability to detect and mitigate malicious activity.

• Perform other official duties as assigned.



Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline is required.

Qualifications 5+ years of directly related experience in network security engineering.

 A minimum active SECRET security clearance preferred, but not required. 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.