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General Dynamics Information Technology Network/UC Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Network Engineering

GDIT is searching for a skilled Unified Communication (UC) Engineer to join our team supporting Army VoIP Migrations. You will provide support to designing, planning, and building communications networks, configuring routers, switches, and firewalls for LAN and WAN systems, and VPN concentrators with appropriate network engineering and communications protocols. Join our team of engineers and integrators to provide innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process. You will travel to various CONUS sites throughout the year to implement the approved solutions, provide your direct expertise, and work hands-on with the clients, local area network operations center, on-site managers, and program teammates.

Successful candidates will be responsible for facilitating the following duties.

  • Develop site survey templates; participate in site surveys to document and assess existing voice system, inside plant (ISP) and outside plant (OSP) capabilities and capacity potential to support VoIP solution

  • Serve as the Survey Team Lead responsible for ensuring a complete and accurate survey

  • Document survey results and findings through the development of diagrams, connectivity tables, equipment inventories and written descriptions

  • Work with project Lead Engineer and architect staff to develop a VoIP solution that maximizes the reuse of existing equipment and complies with DoD, US Army, and I3MP guidance, regulations, policies, and standards

  • Support the acquisition of hardware and software through the development of a List of Materials (LOM) for each site.

  • Plan network layouts according to the user environment

  • Develop Preliminary and Critical Design documentation in support of key project milestones

  • Support the Project and/or Program Manager as technical advisor during meetings as required

  • Coordinate LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements, then plan implementation of enhancements

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to users

  • Monitor the network utilizing industry leading technologies

  • May perform network administration duties and training to junior engineers or customer staff

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the implementation and administration of complex voice networks.

  • Hands-on experience with the implementation and maintenance of Cisco call manager and Cisco unity connection.

  • Experience with deployment and maintenance of SIP trunks with Cisco CUBE, voice PRI, CUCM and Cisco Unity.

  • Must have a CCNA. CCNP Collaboration certification is highly desired.

  • Strong experience with a broad range of Cisco products including, but not limited to, Cisco IOS, CUCM, Unity Connection, ISE, Jabber, Lync, and Cisco phones.

  • Solid understanding of VoIP related protocols & technologies (TCP/IP, UDP, and Skinny, SIP Trunks and PRI, extension mobility, dial plans, route patterns).

  • Experience with Cisco routers (Cisco ISR) & switches including but not limited to 35xx, 37xx, 38xx, 4xxx.

  • Creative problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and ability to think outside the box.Experience developing and implementing QoS in a converged voice/video/data network

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based development environment

  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to troubleshoot networking and physical infrastructure issues.

Desired Skills:

  • Hands on experience with VMware ESX Server or VMware products

  • Linux administration and server hardening (CentOS/Debian preferred)

  • Knowledge of networking technologies including DNS, DHCP, routing, firewalls, VPNs, network monitoring and SNMP principles.

  • Experience with Unified communication applications such as Microsoft Teams, Skype, Cisco Jabber, and Polycom is highly desired

  • Experience in designing network systems that comply with Army infrastructure standards as described in the Installation Campus-Area Network – Design and Implementation (ICAN-DI) documents

  • Understanding of Microsoft Back-Office technologies, including, but not limited to Active Directory, IIS, Exchange, and other components.

  • Experience with older Avaya, Siemens PBX, Nortel CS2100 systems is desired but not required.

  • Experience with cryptographic devices

  • Operational understanding of AC & DC Power Management Systems

Clearance: Active Secret clearance

Location: Anywhere, USA

Travel: 75-90%

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.