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Job Ref:  95589847
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Fairfax
13/10/2016 05:07
ID 2016-21106
Job Location USA - VA-Fairfax

Required Clearance Secret
Posted Date 9/21/2016 3:07:00 PM
Category Engineering-Systems

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Network Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Network Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Key Responsibilities
The Network Engineer provides technical analysis in data network planning, engineering and design, and implements techniques and tools to improve the network. Engineers coordinate with all players to provide maintenance and troubleshoot hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as switches, routers, and firewalls. This individual is also responsible for network requirements definitions, network evaluations, network critical item tests, in addition to configuring and troubleshooting Domain Name Services and Network Time Protocol applications on the network. Strong familiarity with Linux OS is a requirement.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting routers, switches and firewalls
  • Experience with vendor network hardware solutions (i.e. Cisco, HP, Foundry)
  • Hands on experience with OSPF, Static Routes, VLANs, L3 VLAN interfaces, ACLs, Multicast, PIM Dense and PIM Sparse, QoS fundamentals and application
  • Knowledge of Linux networking
  • Strong comfort level with command line interface (not GUI interfaces)
  • Knowledge of Network Security (RADIUS, TACACS+)
  • Ability to travel

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.

The Network Engineer position requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, systems engineering, or the equivalent and two to five years of related work experience; alternatively, 5 years of Navy submarine experience are highly desired. Applicants with a master's degree and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience are also eligible.

Department of Defense secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.
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