Principal Network Engineer- TS/SCI - Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
Jun 29, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Full Time
  1. Analyzes voice, video, and data communications networks, including troubleshooting, configuring, upgrading, planning, designing, evaluating, and selecting.
  2. Plans network layouts and configures VoIP, routers, and switch systems in enterprise environments. Draw network topologies as required for engineering and operations support documentation.Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements. Supports 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. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities. May serve as technical team or task leader. May serve as NOC analyst monitoring systems and networks; reporting to stake holders; managing IR queues; and tracking tasks and progress.May serve as NOC networks analyst handling first level support/triage for significant support problems.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. Cisco and/or Juniper route/switch knowledge is preferred.Participates in special projects as required.   Must have current advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network analysis and design. May be demonstrated through degree or certification.Must have current advanced knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, cabling, modems, media converters, and related network hardware and software. Must have advanced knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications. Must possess and maintain a US Top Secret Security Clearance and be eligible for SCI. This position may require short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
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.


8-10 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.


  1. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access on day one.
  2. Must achieve ITIL V3 Foundation Certification within six months of hire.
  3. Must possess CCNA or equivalent entry-level network certification (minimum) and must complete Professional-level certification such as the CCNP or equivalent within 1st year of employment.
The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.


Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

  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. #DPOST #CJPOST