Network Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Silverdale, Washington, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 18.AUG.2021


Basic Qualifications : THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE AT TIME OF HIRE!Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, a r...


Basic Qualifications :
THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE AT TIME OF HIRE!Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required or equivalent experience.Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Top 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.

Responsibilities for this Position:
Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, youll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.Youll support the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with IA policy. The Network Engineer executes and supports security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements. Your talent will ensure that the best technologies in the world are everything they need to be.What youll experience:Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discoveredWhat you bring to the team:A Bachelors degree in engineering or a related specialized area or field or relevant experienceClear understanding of systems engineering process, concepts, principles, and theoriesClear understanding of the verification and validation processWhat sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskOutstanding communication skillsAbility to work collaboratively within a team and understand the concept of influenceREPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Maintain network integrity and connectivity; ensure compliance with information security policies and maintain system backup and recovery capability.Assist in managing the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.Managing networks with industry standard platforms, Network Performance Analysis, Cisco IOS Network Configuration, and Network TroubleshootingAccepts direction from superiors.Integrates well in a team environment.Works as individual contributor using defined resources to meet project requirements .Gathers and organizes data for review with appropriate engineer(s) in support of a project.Performs research and engineering laboratory functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting and repairing of devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems.Prepares and coordinates the plans and schedules for new or existing programs.Resolves proposal preparation problems and assesses the progress against established plans and parameters.Formulates and recommends corrective action measures such as schedule revisions, manpower adjustments, fund allocations, and work requirements.Participates in engineering teams supporting experiment design, materials, equipment setup and maintenance.Provides technical expertise to customers, users or company personnel directly at field sites.Develops, implements, installs, tests, modifies and/or operates complex network equipment and associated systems.Develops test plans and preventative maintenance programs.Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of the system.Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required or equivalent experience.Current or within six months of hired required to obtain the DoD 8570 Certification, IAT Level I (Comptia Security+ CE and 1 qualifying Computing Environment certification (For example, Microsoft MCP certified, Comptia A+)Must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Personnel Reliability Program (PRP)PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Experience with VMware management and virtualization products.CompTIA Networking+ / CCENT, CompTIA A+, CCNA, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician, MCSAActive Directory, Group PoliciesFamiliarity with configuring/troubleshooting servers, Cisco Routers/Switches, VLAN Routing, TCP/IP, and security protocols.Networking Technologies (DNS, DHCP, WINS)Database Management (Oracle, MySQL)Familiarity working under or a part of configuration management, and or change management controls.Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.Builds stable working relationships internally.Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skillsClear understanding of basic principles, theories, and concepts.Clear understanding of industry practices and standards.Solves routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures.Follows specific, detailed instructions.Grasps and applies new information quickly.Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction.

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 12,000+ 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.You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.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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