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Principal Network Engineer - TS/SCI - Colorado Springs, CO

Principal Network Engineer - TS/SCI - Colorado Springs, CO

Job ID 
Number of Positions 
Job Locations 
USA-CO-Colorado Springs
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

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


Principal duties and responsibilities:

1.     Analyzes voice, video, and data communications networks, including troubleshooting, configuring, upgrading, planning, designing, evaluating, and selecting.
2.     Plans network layouts and configures VoIP, routers, and switch systems in enterprise environments.
3.     Draw network topologies as required for engineering and operations support documentation.
4.     Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
5.     Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
6.     May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.
7.     May perform network administration duties.
8.     Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.
9.     May serve as technical team or task leader.
10.  May serve as NOC analyst monitoring systems and networks; reporting to stake holders; managing IR queues; and tracking tasks and progress.
11.  May serve as NOC networks analyst handling first level support/triage for significant support problems.
12.  Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. Cisco and/or Juniper route/switch knowledge is preferred.
13.  Participates in special projects as required.   


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


8-10 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.


Skills and abilities:
1. Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network analysis and design.
2. Advanced knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software.
3. Advanced knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
4. Must possess Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent) and ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.
5. CCNA certification or equivalent required; CCNP or equivalent a plus
6. May require professional level certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
7.  Knowledge of Juniper routers and JUNOS a plus​.
8.  The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
9. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to worldwide locations (or specific AOR).

10. The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

11. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  #DPOST #ZPOST #CJPOST  


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