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Job #: R-00051198
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group currently has an opening for a Unified Communications Operations  Lead to work in our Springfield, Virginia office.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your leadership skills helping the Information Technology Enterprise Managed Services (ITEMS) User Facing Services (UFS) mission at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).  In this mission, we provide NGA with a bridge to the future, strengthening critical ISP services to mission users, harnessing the capacity of current and emerging Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) services, and delivering the Power of GEOINT into the hands of users supporting critical time-sensitive missions. Our team operates and sustains UFS for NGA, provide continuous improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of UFS, implement special orders to rapidly support mission needs without disrupting daily operations and posture NGA to transition to future IC DTE service offerings.

The UFS Unified Communications Operations Lead will be responsible for the development and deployment of voice and video communication and unified communications networks. This individual will work with the customer to provide innovative communication solutions within the boundaries and requirements defined.  They will also provide transitional plans to bring those solutions into operation and provide Tier 3 Operations and Sustainment support. 


  • Strong Customer relations background 
  • Oversee all unified Communications operations to insure the following:
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills 
  • Ability to present innovative solutions to the customer with success 
  • Lead a group of highly skilled individual as a team to achieve common goals
  • Develop team skills to raise the overall performance of the team 
  • Provide development paths for rising team members.
  • Manage day to day care and feeding of team’s leadership needs 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preventative Maintenance 
  • Performance upgrades and scheduled maintenance
  • Create and provide roll back plans
  • Design and perform complete integration testing
  • Interoperability of equipment
  • Advanced Diagnostics (Tier 3 Technical Support) with:
  • Communications (i.e. Integration between hardware & software)
  • Instant messaging
  • Presence
  • Incident Management (Break/fix) activities including, but not limited to:
  • Determining best means to get system back up and running to original specifications
  • Coordinating the repair of failed equipment
  • Maintain current working knowledge of relevant system technologies
  • Oversee add/move/changes within CUCM and TMS
  • Ensure the configuration of systems and user device profiles for multiple domains
  • Facilitate support of  Cisco collaborated endpoint technologies to include: 
  • TMS, VCS, vBrick, MSE8000, 8710
  • Cisco EX, DX, SX, MX series
  • Ensure the maintenance of   room drawings and equipment diagrams
  • Manage and maintain resource availability using RMS (AMX Resource Management Suite)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must currently possess a TS/SCI with ability to obtain Poly to be considered
  • Knowledgeable in the use of performance tools, e.g. Goliath, ExtraHop, Solarwinds NPM, PRTG, and Cloudscape
  • Network Monitoring/Management software
  • Knowledgeable in all versions of the following:  CUCM, UCCX, CUIC, Cisco Finesse, IM&P, Cisco Jabber, Unity Connection, NICE Call Recorder, PostgreSQL and Linux/Windows
  • Skilled in the use of  Visio and other network documentation software a plus
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Education/Minimum Years Experience:

  • Requires Bachelors Degree and 4-8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in lieu of degree.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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Systems Administration

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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