Reston, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Reston - Customer Proprietary (VAC414)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ124985

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Description:

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. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you'll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Communications Solutions Engineer joining our team in Reston, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Communications Solutions Engineer supporting the customer, some of your responsibilities are as follows:

The Communications Solutions Engineer designs and builds creative communications solutions involving internet-based technologies to satisfy unique customer security requirements. Solutions may include cloud-based servers, physical servers, virtual machines, cell phone technology, routers, firewalls and Internet hotspots. The candidate must be able to work creatively on a team to design boutique solutions for specific customer requirements.

The work environment is a high-security environment, so the candidate must have an exemplary history of respect for security regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), or equivalent technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience designing and/or building Internet-based solutions leveraging multiple technologies.
  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
  • Basic understanding of mobile/cell phone technologies
  • Experience with cloud-based and virtual machine technologies
  • Strong understanding of IP routing and DNS
  • Willingness to explore and understand newly emerging technologies

DESIRED:
  • Experience as a solutions architect
  • Experience designing network-based solutions
  • Experience building and maintaining AWS-based solutions

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

GDIT CAREERS

Opportunity Owned

Not sure this job's the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Onsite

Work Location:
USA VA Reston

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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Reston, 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.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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