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Job #: R-00012901
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Telecommunications
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Telecommunications CE Lead for AFSS Program
43881 Devin Shafron Drive, Ashburn VA 20147

Successful candidate will lead a team of AFSS Telecommunication Engineers in the design and deployment of a new digital communication systems for the Flight Service program. Candidate must have solid telecommunications management and technical background and prior leadership skills in managing a team of technical professionals through the lifecycle of design, testing, implementation and support of the new AFSS Telecommunication architecture.

CE Lead candidate will provides technical analysis in Telecommunications network planning, engineering, design and support for a 24 x 7 x 365 FAA Flight Service General Aviation infrastructure. Provides analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to Telecommunications network problems. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of Telecommunications networking and Telephony hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as Channel Banks, DNX Panels, Digital PBX systems, DS0/DS1, Analog/Digital Test Equipment.

Responsible for documenting the team progress through project schedules, progress charts, team meetings, technical discussions, white paper creation, development of support and test procedures, and overall management of the project.

Candidate must have solid background in the design and support of Telecommunication networks and the various hardware solutions employed as well as associated Telecommunications test equipment to ensure all aspects of the Telecommunication Project are identified and documented, risks are identified and mitigated, and implementation plans are developed and executed with success.

Statement of Work for Telecommunications CE Lead

• Provides technical direction to the AFSS Telecommunications Team
• Focus Team efforts on the joint customer/contractor Telecommunication Project
• Ensure all aspects of the Telecommunication Project are documented
• Develops Team schedule(s) to ensure work efforts are captured and milestones are managed to completion
• Ensures the greater Telecommunication Team is ready to;

o Provide daily operational support to existing Nationwide Telecommunications network
o Provide assistance to ongoing research and development of new telecommunications systems
o Perform coordinated testing of out of service equipment (Voice Frequencies, G/G Circuits, DS0/DS1/DS3 Transport circuits
o Perform configurations changes to accommodate ongoing system upgrades on Telecommunication equipment (Channel Banks, DNX Panels, and Digital PBX systems
o Analyze new software configurations from PBX Vendors in LAB environment
o Teamwork with other Telecommunication engineers to research and develop/deploy new Telecommunication technologies into production environments
o Utilize existing Sunrise and GL Communications test equipment to identify, isolate, and return to service any identified circuit outages.

Required Skills:
Typically requires Bachelors of Science degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Digital Voice Communication Equipment implementation and support experience and associated management / leadership skills associated with leading a Telecommunication Engineering team.
Desired Skills:

Telecommunications Analog/Digital network Maintenance
Solid background in Telecommunications Network installation and Support
7+ Years of solid diverse Telecommunication support to enterprise networks.

Work Schedule:

Generally M-F, 8 Hour Shift, 40 Hours per week


Be able to support emergency & off Hours Support
Critical Maintenance Window (Scheduled) 10:00pm to 6:00am, M-Th
Critical Maintenance Window (Emergency) 24 x 7, M- S


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 .

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