Falls Church, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Falls Church - 3170 Fairview Park Drive (VAC466)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ123133

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Network Administration

Job Description:

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) - Network Engineer

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

GDIT has an opening for a Network Engineer position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG's global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services. The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

The Network Engineer will:
  • Responsible for engineering and architecture activities to support Enterprise IT Services and Support for WAN, LAN, and Security.
  • Review, improve, and modernize infrastructure to meet new requirements or refresh aging equipment and technologies.
  • Assess performance issues, determine root cause, and implement corrective action along with enhancements.
  • Provide Tier 3/4 engineering support to monitoring of WAN links and network systems and maintaining the policies within:
    • the Joint 802.1x Platform
    • Devices in the Joint AAA Platform (e.g., B/P/C/S switches)
    • Operating scopes on the Joint DHCP platform for Theater Level VPN VRF instances, and on the Joint DHCP platform for user COI-level VRF instances
  • Supporting and managing: Router and Server VRFs, Core-ACS/IDS, EAS, JB-CE routers, RBAC, base firewall, Client RA VPN, DOD enterprise initiatives such as the JRSS, and WCF.
  • Supervises and provides technical assistance to junior-level staff, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years IT relevant experience and 5 years network operations experience
  • Experience managing Routers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS configurations and policies
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNP)
  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information
  • Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (CompTIA Security+ or higher)
  • An active SECRET DoD clearance
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Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Onsite

Work Location:
USA VA Falls Church

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Falls Church, Virginia

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.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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