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Job #: R-00003558
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Category: Telecommunications
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

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Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of VoIP Team Lead in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Information Technology (IT) program. The Army Corps of Engineers - Information Technology (ACE-IT) provides secure enterprise-wide IT and information management support services to more than 40,000 USACE end users located throughout the Continental U.S. (CONUS) and outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS). ACE-IT is the enterprise IT service delivery team for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, supporting mission requirements using a site-specific support model aligned along the USACE Regional Business Centers.

ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services. Leidos is actively seeking personnel to support USACE headquarters locations in Washington, DC; Vicksburg, MS; Huntsville, AL; and Hillsboro, OR; across other USACE locations; and virtual positions.

Position Description:

The Team Lead is located in Hillsboro, OR and will lead the VoIP technical staff to enable mission essential operations that facilitate the prompt detection, resolution, escalation and reporting of service impacting events and incidents.

We are looking for a telecommunications/voice specialist to construct, install, monitor, repair and maintain communications systems and equipment. The successful candidate will be familiar will telecommunications, telephone and data cables, wiring, circuits, digital computers, industry standard and legacy voice systems and all related systems and devices.

VoIP Team Lead Responsibilities Include:
  • Managing, supervising and providing technical advice on telecommunications/voice systems
  • Balance workload across projects, incident tickets, work order tickets and service levels
  • Receiving feedback, identifying users' needs and requirements and mobilizing existing technology to meet their criteria
  • Meet joint work center service levels, internal work center service levels
  • Identify and report when systems are not capable of meeting those service levels, including recommendations to correct
  • Evaluate telecommunications/voice systems performance and improve capabilities as needed
  • Documenting plans, requests, activities and specifications and reporting on them
  • Program features, design telecommunications/voice systems and allocate resources as needed
  • Monitor and test systems and peripheral equipment and troubleshoot problems
  • Oversee and coordinate telecommunications/voice activities
  • Budget for electronic equipment, software and resources; prepare budgetary justifications
  • Cooperate with management to develop staff and improve their skills
  • Follow industry's standards and best practices
  • Provide oversight and coordination of engineering solutions and telecommunications/voice administration for all components associated with ACE-IT telecommunications/VoIP capabilities
  • Maintain up to date configuration of all commercial software and hardware relevant to the management of the ACE-IT telecommunications/VoIP capabilities
  • Configure and maintain telecommunications/VoIP management platforms
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and analyze telecommunications/VoIP events and the ability to monitor data on the network to provide troubleshooting and event diagnosis
  • Develop engineering, deployment and integration plans for new telecommunications/VoIP systems.
  • Prepare and submit status reports, and technical briefs, as required, to senior management and customers.
  • Provide technical expertise at meetings, as well as planning and scheduling meetings as required.
  • Participate in contract proposals, negotiations and modifications as required.
  • Develop, revise and update procedures.
  • Provide technical based supervisory oversight as well as management of assigned telecommunications/VoIP staff.
  • Interface directly with customer on all telecommunications/VoIP efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Lead a team of ~10 multi-tiered, multi-site located telecommunications/VoIP technicians, set goals, training, work schedules, approve timecards and telework.


Required Qualifications:
  • Position requires DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III certification and corresponding Computing Environment certification. Must have at least one of the following: CASP or CISSP.
  • Also must have one of the following CE Certifications: CCIE, CCNP or CCVP.
  • 10 years practical work experience as a telecommunications/voice systems specialist
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or relevant field


Preferred Qualifications:
  • High Degree of experience with Cisco Unified Communications including UCCX and scripting.
  • Hands on experience with all telecommunications/voice systems including peripheral equipment (e.g. CUC, UCCX, networks, PBX, optical fiber, on site controllers, modems, terminals, etc.)
  • Requires level of expertise, skills and experience consistent with CCNA requirements
  • Customer Service Focused - the ability to deliver sustained high performance and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Analytical thinker, Metrics Driven; understanding of Service Level Management concepts
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; effectively translates and communicates complex technical information and risks to all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, excellent analytical ability
  • Team player; Team building, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Work well under pressure with differing levels of Management
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and communications
  • Exposure to other network monitoring systems and IT Service Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, PowerPoint), network management systems and databases MS degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or relevant field


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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