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Sr. Network Engineer in Germantown at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Germantown
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    2019-54151

Job Description

  • Designs, builds, and implements network systems.
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.
  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.
  • Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
  • Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.
  • Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.
  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Troubleshoots network systems and recommends improvements to the network.

Job Requirements

  • 5 - 8 years of directly related experience in network analysis, design, implementation and administration.
  • Certification required: CCNA or higher.
  • Proven hands-on experience with network design, including high availability, redundancy, failover and load balancing. 
  • Considerable hands-on experience with the logical, physical, functional, operational, and technical architectures of large and complex networks.
  • Expert knowledge of networking technologies and protocols.
  • Experience troubleshooting network systems.
  • Expert knowledge of and hands-on experience with cloud networking technologies.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of network security at all levels of the network.

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.



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