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The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies and currently has an opening for an experienced Unified Communications Operational Engineer at Ft. Meade, MD.
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office. Your role is critical to the overall operational and end User Experience (UX) as automation capabilities impacts each user across the global enterprise.
•Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start and be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI. (US Citizenship required)
•Design, configure and troubleshoot QoS classification, marking and prioritization of network traffic (voice, critical applications, etc.).
•Manage, configure, and assure service supporting all aspects of a voice, video, and data network.
•Advance troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose network problems for routing, switching, security and large scale voice implementations.
•Develop/design communication systems and documents.
•Support maintaining a large, complex, and highly resilient IP voice and video communications infrastructure.
•Experience with Cisco Unified Communications Manager and or Avaya Aura soft switches.
•Experience with Oracle SBCs and other voice media gateway appliances.
•Support distributed firewall infrastructure.
•Create/support IPSec MPLS VPN infrastructure.
•Experience implementing and supporting BGP routing protocols.
•Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Must be organized, document oriented, possess skills in diagramming, and understand WAN principals.
•Experience with one or multiple Cisco, Avaya or Oracle voice platforms including Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), Cisco Unity, Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), Oracle Session Border Controller (SBC) and Avaya Aura Application Server.
•Expertise in SIP internetworking.
•Security+ certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II certification within 60 days of start date.
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00
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.
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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 www.Leidos.com.
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