Groton, Connecticut

Responsibilities for this Position

Experienced Network Engineer


Job ID: 2021-5649
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Information Technology
EB Groton Shipyard


Department 475 is responsible for managing the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) Network (NNPP Net) at Electric Boat. EB LAN portion of the NNPP Net consists of over 900 computers and 1600 users at four sites in two states. The network is expanding to support many changes including new construction, maintenance and modernization contracts, and to meet changing security requirements.

D475 seeks a highly motivated individual to join its IT team. This role requires in depth knowledge and experience with network configuration and management. The successful candidate will work in a technically diverse environment with a team of system administrators responsible for a mostly Windows network of about 50 servers, over 900 clients and 1600 users. The group is responsible for the installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of the LAN including ensuring its security and availability to users across the network. The individuals main responsibilities will involve supporting network infrastructure. Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Installing and configuring network routers, firewalls and managed switches (Cisco)
  • Installing and configuring TACLANE encryptors
  • Campus Fiber Planning/Projects
  • Working with team to implement cyber security initiatives including network firewalls
  • Network security patching and vulnerability management
  • Attending training sessions to maintain and improve skillsets as well as cross-train peers
  • Lead network related projects involving multiple teams
This position requires implementing government standard configurations to network equipment. It provides team members with challenging work and a means to continue gaining technical skills and broadening their experience throughout their career. The position requires physical access to network devices throughout the Groton shipyard and the New London, Kings Highway and Quonset Point, RI campuses so a lot of walking and some travel is required.


The successful candidate will have the following skills:
  • Highly self-motivated and well organized
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal oversight and work in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Demonstrated multitasking and prioritization abilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability, in order to thrive in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to research and solve complex problems


  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance, including a Single Source Background Investigation
  • At least 4 years of relevant network experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience with at least three of the following:
    • Cisco routing and switching technologies
    • TACACS, 802.1x, SNMP, NetFlow, Syslog, DNS, DHCP
    • Network Troubleshooting
    • Thorough understanding of cabling and ability to test, troubleshoot, and repair copper and fiber issues
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Relevant certifications (CCNP/CCNA Routing & Switching, Network+, etc.)
  • Demonstrated work with DOD STIG requirements
  • Final confidential security clearance or higher
  • Experience supporting an IT infrastructure that supports multiple physical locations

  • PI157325122

    Groton, Connecticut

    General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

    Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

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