We are looking for a Senior VoIP engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA. The team is made-up of highly technical and motivated individuals. The engineer for this role will assist in troubleshooting complex problems and implementing cutting-edge solutions. As such, this individual must be an excellent problem solver and work well in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have proven hands-on experience working as a VoIP engineer. OCONUS experience is desired.
The program is made up of CONUS and OCONUS teams who regularly interact across varying time zones. As a result, the engineer must have excellent communication skills and be flexible with regards to teamwork and multitasking. A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams in order to achieve results in a timely manner is desired.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Install, configure, and troubleshoot Asterisk-based PBX/SBC systems, peripherals, and IP phones
Monitor entire VoIP infrastructure and provide regular reporting
Collaborate with Chief Network Engineer on VoIP optimization
Ensure VoIP system uptime, performance, and security
Document and enforce VoIP standards
Travel OCONUS as needed
Maintain VoIP system/network in Chantilly, VA lab
Perform other tasks as directed by Chief Network Engineer
University degree in Telecommunications, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related subject
12+ years relevant work experience --additional experience in lieu of degree considered
Extensive hands-on experience with Asterisk-based VoIP systems, Session Border Controllers, and VoIP Peripherals
Extensive hands-on experience with dial plans, IVRs, SIP, IAX, RTP, DIDs, codecs and other protocols
Solid understanding of traditional telephony, PRIs, BRIs, FXO/FXS, circuit-switching, POTS, PSTN, MTSO
Solid understanding of OSI model, firewalls, IP routing, IP switching, VLANS, and QOS/COS
Hands-on experience with network monitoring, network diagnostics, and network analytics tools
Hands-on experience installing/configuring/troubleshooting servers
Hands-on experience with Linux operating systems, i.e., Ubuntu, CentOS
Ability to work well individually, as well as within a team environment, and maintain professional behavior with all stakeholders at all times.
Additional Desired Qualifications
Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Asterisk, VoIP telecommunications, and VoIP protocols
Digium Certified Asterisk Administrator (dCAA) and/or Digium Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP)
CCNA/CCNP Voice certification
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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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