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Leidos Unified Communications Engineer /Cisco in Vaihingen, Germany


Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a Unified Communications Engineer (Cisco), based at Stuttgart, Germany.

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment?Leidos has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense.We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement EUCOM’s mission objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:The Unified Communications Engineer should have Enterprise level IP Telephony administration experience in an operations and maintenance environment.Duties include providing the UC design, installation, integration, and product development so that the team meets customer specifications and complies/conforms with the organizational roadmap. Develop engineering design plans, provide engineering solutioning, ensure engineering solutions meet configuration baselines. Develop and deliver installation, integration and maintenance documentation to operations and maintenance personnel. Work with external service providers to ensure their solutions meet the organizations configuration management policy and procedures. Support engineering tasks for the project management lifecycle. Staying abreast of emerging trends in information technology and helping shape the work for the Government. As the senior UC engineer on site, the position also includes tier 3 troubleshooting support when needed to operations and maintenance, as well as escalated support for maintenance, monitoring, upgrades, network performance reviews, problem determination and resolution, of the EUCOM unclassified and classified Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP), Voice over IP (VoIP) and Video Teleconferencing (VTC) services.Duties also include configuration of devices in accordance with security policies, capacity and utilization monitoring.The engineer will provide trending and capacity planning services to analyze and plan for efficient utilization and management of the networked services.As necessary, troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages and complete after-action problem identification.Position supports enterprise VVoIP and VTC dial-plan management and account management functions.The Unified Communications Cisco Engineer applicant must have a solid understanding of voice technologies and experience in administering Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager), voice gateways / Session Border Controllers, SIP, H.323, Cisco Expressway/ VCS, TMS, Prime Collaboration, Meeting Server, MCU and VoIP/Video endpoints.

Basic Qualifications:Currently hold an active Secret Clearance and able to obtain and maintain and ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Clearance.Bachelor's degree and 8-12 years relevant experience or Master's with 6-10, or additional relevant experience.CCNA – Collaboration Certification.CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater).Experience working with and supporting Cisco Routers and Switches in a complex enterprise environment.Experience with Video Teleconferencing (VTC) systems and networking.TESA eligibility.Communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, have strong leadership skills, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.Able to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of effort.Experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

Preferred Qualifications:Cisco Certified Network Professional - Collaboration (CCNP-Collaboration).Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.Experience with DoD IT security requirements.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Network Administration and Ops

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 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.

REQNUMBER: R-00042681

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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.