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Job #: R-00091590
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group is seeking a candidate to join our Enterprise Application team as a Unified Communications Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting our Enterprise Application Unified Communications systems, including Skype for Business On-Premises, Proofpoint Email Defense and Microsoft Teams in GCC High, as well as Teams Voice (including integration with various conferencing solutions). 

Major initiatives that you will support include:

  • Executing the UC migration strategy for Office 365
  • Enhancing and maturing the security model and architecture for UC systems
  • Executing against our Office 365 roadmap
  • Integrating a Multi-Geo Email environment for Leidos entities outside of the US with Leidos current Office 365 instance in GCC High
  • Consolidating legacy on-premises Skype infrastructure as the move to SaaS continues to progress

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Architectural and Engineering responsibility for Skype on-premises systems at Leidos
  • Provide high level Engineering support for Microsoft 365 Teams as needed
  • Development and execution of roadmaps and strategy for the Unified Communications systems
  • Support Merger & Acquisition efforts for the company related to Unified Communications systems, including planning and execution of migration/integration efforts for UC systems and workflows
  • Act as a senior escalation point of contact for the Leidos operations team and support organizations
  • Deliver concise and accurate engineering documentation including design artifacts, knowledge guides, and operating procedures
  • Partner and collaborate with sister organizations including Corporate Information Security, Monitoring, Authentications Operations, and Infrastructure teams to ensure integrated and fully vetted solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8-12 years of experience in the IT field. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Five years minimum experience managing UC systems in an enterprise level environment
  • Proven success supporting IT service delivery in a highly secured and large-scale enterprise
  • PowerShell scripting knowledge/experience
  • Experience supporting Skype and Teams in a Hybrid configuration
  • Strong understanding of engineering and service methodologies and processes (ITSM, ITIL, etc.)
  • Extensive experience supporting the architecture, engineering, and sustainment of various Unified Communications services and platforms:
    • Microsoft Skype
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Email Security Gateways (Cisco IronPort ESA / Proofpoint Email Defense, etc.)
    • Office 365 (GCC High / Gov cloud experience preferred/desired)
    • Microsoft Skype/Teams client support

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience transitioning on-premises Unified Communications services to Office 365
  • Familiarity with US Government IT security principles such as NIST, CUI, CDI, ITAR, DFARS, DISA, STIG, FedRAMP, GCC, etc.
  • Experience supporting Skype/Teams in a FedRAMP, GCC/GCC High environment
  • Azure AD experience/knowledge
  • Exchange experience/knowledge
  • Skype experience/knowledge
  • Skype/Teams certification
  • Security+ certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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