General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Principal Engineer, Network - ( TS/SCI clearance with Poly required ) in Reston, Virginia
The candidate will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining proprietary networks to support operational data movement. The engineer will also be responsible for ensuring the networks are designed and built to the highest security standards. In addition, the engineer will work with a team of other similarly focused engineers and non-technical partners across the organization.
Experience with networking Linux and/or BSD systems to include system administration.
Proficient with multiple network protocols to include iPv4, and iPv6, TCP, UDP, TLS, and OpenVPN etc.
Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, and Ruby.
Proficient with network encryption application and protocols.
Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
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.
Serves as technical team or task leader.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
10-15 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.
Experience with cloud based service providers and network architectures preferred.
Experience with Asterik or other VOIP technologies is a plus.
Experience with system administration automation technologies such as Chef, Puppet, and Ansible preferred.
Familiarity with multiple network equipment vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, and network and log analysis tools such as Splunk or LogRhythm is a plus.
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. 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.
Number of Positions1
Job FunctionInformation Technology
Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Full/Part TimeFull Time