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Job #: R-00006377
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

Leidos is looking to improve and advance our organization. Our program is focused on the delivery of data center services to our CMS customers and is structured around both current and legacy platforms in a consumption-based services model. We are looking to add skilled, energetic leaders and technologist who believe in cross functional teams, exhibit broad-based skills, maintain a customer-focused mindset, and have a willingness to step out of their work stream to get the job done.

With a "no downtime, zero outages" vision and mantra, we support a range of data center needs ranging from self-service to white-glove services, all of which are based on our customer's required level of support. Our organization is comprised of a teams supporting PMO, Security, Quality, Intake, Service Delivery, Engineering, and Service Operations. With these teams access resources from our functional teams supporting Network, Security, Firewall, z/OS and z/VM operations, Unix Operations, Change Management, Monitoring, Capacity Management, x86 Operations, and Storage Operations. Part of everyone's responsibility is to help drive the new consumption-based services oriented model.

Now to you - your mission, if you choose to accept it as a Cisco VoIP Engineer will require you to develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices. Influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results while also leading work of other technical staff. You will interact daily with technical resource which are fulfilling technical requirements for the customer. Your goal will be to work with all stakeholders to help Leidos ensure delivery of high-quality, robust and scalable solutions with minimal business impact.

The current work environment is on-site at Leidos in Windsor Mill / Woodlawn, Maryland with potential for on-site work at CMS (in the same location). Telecommute opportunities are currently being evaluated and may become available based upon teams supported, work hours, and work performance.

The scope of work is to support all aspects of the CMS Unified Communications infrastructure components, including:
  • Plan, design and implement local and remote Cisco voice communications hardware, software and procedures.
  • Maintain technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, selecting or developing voice and/or video systems.
  • Oversee and maintain voice network configurations.
  • Prepare or ensure that appropriate voice network documentation exists, including operational instructions and diagrams.
  • Provides regular monitoring and voice network analysis regarding short and long-range planning for in-house systems.
  • Design networks or portions of networks that include selection of hardware and software packages.
  • Perform installation, testing, maintenance of documentation and support of Voice Communications network infrastructure components.
  • Evaluate and recommend voice communication network technologies to enhance capabilities of the infrastructure.
  • Maintain technical expertise in areas of voice network hardware and software.


Required Education/Experience:

BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Required Skills:
  • Perform design, integration, and analysis for a Cisco voice telecom system.
  • Cisco Call Manager
  • LAN/WAN networking equipment and protocols
  • Planning and execution of major component upgrades and installations for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services network consisting of VoIP technologies
  • Integration of new components into existing infrastructure including call routing and transfer, system management tools, call logging and reporting capabilities
  • Develop, support and maintain operations of Cisco voice communication technologies including SIP integration fault isolation and resolution, and end-user support
  • Services provided will include customer moves/adds/changes and may require after hours and/or weekend support
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Cisco Voice Network infrastructure and best practices Technical knowledge of trunking, VoIP phones, and wiring
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Cisco voice communication technologies
  • Perform moves, adds and changes and desktop support for Cisco Unified IP Phones
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher certification


Desired Skills:

A high level of familiarity and experience with the following networking/telecom technologies
  • WebEx/Cisco WebEx Meeting Server (CWMS)
  • IPv6
  • Automated Call Distribution (ACD)
  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) - Cisco hardware and management tool experience
  • Provide support to engineering and proposal development teams in the design and deployment of new technology infusions
  • Planning and executing the deployment and liaising with Government technologist regarding system requirements, design, and operation.
  • Experience with Remedy Incident and Service Request management workflow
  • Data Communications Networks, Teleconferencing, Mobile Devices
  • Proficiency in evaluating business requirements, processes, technologies, applications, and information systems
  • Daily duties will include responding to customer originated trouble tickets and service request along with planning and executing controlled changes within the infrastructure
  • Presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Possess excellent logical and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively with the customer and design/development teams
  • Knowledge and experience in proposal development.
  • Project implementation background.
  • Experience with Avaya and/or Microsoft based voice communication systems
  • Excels in collaborative work in environment
  • Voice Mailbox Management
  • Maintains the cable infrastructure. Leads cable pulls, patch panel discipline & desktop terminations.
  • Ability to understand and assist in solving telecommunication problems or telecom network infrastructure issues
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a broad base of end users
  • Provide desk side user education for use of phone and voice mail
  • Ability to effectively adapt to changing technology and apply it to business needs
  • Good judgment and analytical skills; as well as follow-up and organizational skills
  • Intermediate to advance Skills with Microsoft office and Visio
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Voice (CCIE - Voice)


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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