Senior Advanced IT Network Specialist

USD $103,900.00/Yr. - USD $112,400.00/Yr.

Full Time

    Job Description

    Basic Qualifications
    Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    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.

    Responsibilities for this Position
    Put your engineering talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service member, intelligence analysts, and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation's challenges, this is your opportunity.

    From day one, we will count on you to contribute to a team that helps operate and maintain the technologies, products and services that make a difference. You'll be a key contributor supporting the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services network environment such as routers, switches, circuits, firewalls (Palo Alto & Forcepoint), intrusion prevention devices, etc. As the Senior Advanced IT Network Specialist, you'll implement, support, monitor, and troubleshoot network issues being physical or virtual network infrastructure components and coordinate with team members and/or vendors. We'll ask that you participate as an active team member and to be knowledgeable within the different elements of the networking environment.

    This position is supporting the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) program, a part of the United States Space Force.

    What you'll experience:

    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge

    What you bring to the table:

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
    • Knowledge and experience in a single network domain and fully understands process applications within domain of expertise
    • Working knowledge of BGP, GLBP, IPSEC VPNs (IKEv2 and ISAKMP), IP SLA and event tracking
    • Working knowledge of Cisco routers & switches including ASR/ISR and Nexus/Catalyst, Cisco software (IOS, IOS-XE, and NXOS), Gigamon aggregators, Cisco ISE or ACS
    • Expert knowledge of a second network domain and the interconnections within the enterprise

    What sets you apart:

    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Commitment to ongoing professional development
    • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
    • Familiarity with EIGRP, OSPF, Cisco ASA, Radisys SCMs and F150s, quagga or zebra, VMware ESXi switching, Cisco ZBFW/CBAC



    Target salary range: USD $103,900.00/Yr. - USD $112,400.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

    Company Overview
    At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

    We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

    We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

    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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