Senior Network Engineer Alexandria, VA

Abile Group, Inc. | Bethesda, MD

Posted Date 1/13/2020
Description
  • Senior Network Engineer (Collaboration)

    Job Locations--US-VA-Alexandria
     

Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer focusing on Collaboration to support an Intelligence Community Customer's Crisis Management System.

 The right candidate will possess the following skills and capabilities and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the configuring, managing, monitoring, and maintaining government Command and Control (C2) voice and video collaboration devices.
  • Subject matter expert for architecting, implementing, testing, and troubleshooting enterprise collaboration solutions supporting an operational voice and video network.
  • Develops collaboration architecture designs, studies and plans; supports design, test readiness, and operational readiness reviews.
  • Provides senior program managers with recommendations on voice and video collaboration approaches and strategies for new and continued business.
  • Develops, implements, and manages voice and video collaboration processes including design standards to ensure compliance, relevancy, and sustainability.
  • Performs capacity planning of the collaboration services by monitoring and analyzing network, performance and availability of voice and video services.
  • Proactively researches and evaluates tools and technologies, as appropriate, to the collaboration environment, while developing solutions to increase performance and lower the total cost of ownership.
  • Provides Tier III and IV support by providing trouble resolution of the voice and video infrastructure and perform on-call duties and off-hours support when needed.
  • Flexible with scheduled support of outages after hours and on weekends.

Qualifications

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree with communications focus or equivalent plus 10 Years of Experience in networking, architecture/design, development, and implementation of voice and video collaboration architectures

Required Certifications: Cisco Certified Collaboration Expert (CCCE), Cisco Certified Voice Expert (CCVE), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE), or Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification and IAT Level 3 Certification or IAM Level 3 compliant professional certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM, GSLC, GCIH, CISA, GCED, or SCNA)

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Must have experience and understanding with the future of Cisco's SIP and Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • Must have proven ability to architect, implement and support video infrastructure solutions for conferencing, gateway transit, and mobile platforms
  • In depth implementation and troubleshooting experience of collaboration using concepts/protocols such as H.263, H.264, bandwidth resolutions and frame rates, frame picture formats, HDMI resolutions, G7.xx audio frame rates, voice and video encryption, and device certificates
  • Experience with voice and video collaboration systems such as the CUCM, UCS platform, CMS Meeting Server, Telepresence Management System, Video Communication Servers, Multi-controller Units, and Voice Gateways
  • RedCom and Cisco Suite experience
  • Experience with Network Engineering Collaboration, CCNA, CCNP, Variphy Cisco CDR Reporting and Call Analytics, Sigma Phone Conferencing, Cisco Prime Provisioning, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco HyperFlex, Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance, Redcom Sigma Core, and Redcom Slice.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • BSEE, BSCE or BSCS with networking focus, and a minimum of 12+ year’s relevant networking experience
  • Experience with AMX
  • Exceptional verbal, written (including the development of procedural documentation), interpersonal, and presentation skills desired
  • Experience with voice and video performance management tools, security tools and appliances, layer two technologies, wireless communications, and firewall/gateway traversals is preferred
  • Experience working in a lab development environment performing testing and development functions
  • Self-driven and resourceful in achieving goals independently as well as in cooperation with others
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities
  • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gather team consensus to move forward
  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals such as network protocols and common services (e.g., DNS, FTP, SSH, SNMP)
  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer
  • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs, DISA STIGs, and NIST security controls
Type
Full-time

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