• Network Security Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/13/2019 3:42 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Top Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) 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 Top Secret security clearance is desirable at time of hire.  The selected candidate is required to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.  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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Network Security Engineer.  This position will have a qualified candidate:


    • Working with the latest cutting-edge, government grade, Type I encryption and network security products.  
    • Participating in regular meetings with members of the user communities that support our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems to determine their requirements.
    • Assisting engineering development teams that design and build the latest security equipment by providing customer requirements for development projects.


    Reviews network system designs

    Troubleshoots networks and networked systems

    Develops workarounds to overcome equipment limitations

    Reviews network architectures to determine and resolve inefficiencies

    Provides specific hardware and software criteria as well as implementation techniques to provide the most efficient solution to customer based requirements

    Train and advise customers on the use and implementation of layer 3 and layer 2 encryption products and network monitoring equipment

    Maintains technical expertise through self study, in-house and external training in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection

    Coordinate the loan and return of encryption equipment, upgrade equipment on return, and evaluate reports on equipment performance
    Conducts testing of network systems by constructing proof of concept designs. 

    Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of encryption products


    VPN technology

    SNMP V3 management of network infrastructure.

    Windows, Linix, Unix, and VM operating systems

    Router technology: working knowledge of Static, BGP, OSPF routing protocols

    Switching technology: Spanning tree, working knowledge of MPLS, VLAN trunking

    Multicast IP Networking

    Detailed knowledge of IPV4 and working knowledge of IPV6.

    Oral presentation skills suitable for groups of 2 to 20 people.

    Good writing skills

    25% travel 

    The ability to work effectively with a team of outside the box thinkers to develop solutions that are imaginative, thorough, and practical


    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information systems, Computer Engineering or equivelant experience along with professional certifications is desired.




    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.  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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