General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Network Engineer in Arlington, Virginia
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
No Active Clearance Required
General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. CSRA/GDIT provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. CSRA/GDIT supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. The FDIC Enterprise network provides its engineers with access to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies in the network field. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Engineers are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.
CSRA/GDIT seeks an experienced Senior Network Engineer for the FDIC Infrastructure team. U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background. (Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.
Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:
Design, develop, implement, and maintain (LAN, MAN, WAN, Wireless) network infrastructure
Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements
Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network
Direct system installation
Select and install appropriate data communications components configured to meet current and future client's needs
Program routers, switches, and other network hardware
Configure DNS servers and appliances
Maintain firewall and manage security related to hacking
Define, document, and enforce system standards
Manage owned domain names
Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations
Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages
Schedule updates and upgrades
Collaborate with network architects to optimize system performance
Engage in data network fault investigations
Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access
Report network operation status based on project management and priority information
Implement, configure and optimize QoS, BGP, OSFP, VoIP,
Ability to setup, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, SRX's, and Riverbed devices
Design and implement Enterprise communications platforms such as Avaya Telephony, Cisco UC, or Skype for Business
Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams
Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects
Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers
Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements
Proven success oriented professional attitude
To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
Seven plus years of experience as a network engineer managing enterprise data center networks
Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred
Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VoIP networks
Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications
Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office
Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to perform well under pressure
Have high attention to detail
Be a confident communicator
Work well independently or as a senior network SME
Must be able to lift fifty lbs.
BA/BS and ten plus years’ experience
It would be great if you also had:
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
CompTIA NetworkAs a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services, 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. 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.
# of Openings:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
T elecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed
USA VA Arlington - 3501 N Fairfax Dr (VAC008)
Additional Work Locations:
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.
THINK NEXT. NOW.
CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.
We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.
Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.
We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.
General Dynamics Information Technology
- General Dynamics Information Technology Jobs