General Dynamics Information Technology Engineer, Network in Suffolk, Virginia

Job Description

Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.

Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN)

Configure and install software, servers, routers and other network devices

Monitor network performance and integrity

Resolve issues tiers of support have escalated by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure

Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness

Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)

Communicate with users when needed

Maintain complete technical documentation

Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability

Performs complex troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery

Assists in the design, implementation and maintenance of systems, programs, hardware and software.

May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.

May perform network administration duties.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


2-5 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

Requires active Secret Clearance

Security + CE Certification

Professional certification (e.g. OS Cert, CCNA, CCNP, CCDP)

Solid background in network administration and architecture

Familiarity with access control models and network security

Knowledge of coding languages for scripting

Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools)

Solid understanding of network operating systems

Sharp troubleshooting skills

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.

Job ID2018-44767

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time