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Network Engineer (CUCM - CMS Platforms)

Company: Peraton
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Peraton is looking for a motivate and driven Network Engineer, to join our dynamic Network and Unified Communications Architecture team of network and UC engineers in Alexandria, VA. This team provides planning, design, configuration, deployment, and tier III troubleshooting support. You will bring your years of experience and expertise to propel the team to success.
**The ideal candidate should possess Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly Cisco CallManager, now known as Cisco Unified CM or CUCM) and/or Cisco Meeting Server (CMS) platform experience**
Peraton has served as the prime contractor for the network contract since its inception in 1984. We provide executive-level government leaders reliable security voice, video, and fax communications anytime, anywhere, in any environment for day-today crisis management.
We provide a secure, worldwide, high-performance communications network comprised of real-time interactive applications operating over a dedicated IP backbone with secure services for complex national and worldwide executive-level communications. Peraton provides the O&M of the network infrastructure and its components. - The team -provides IT hardware and software to support the goals of the contract, including performance based C4IM services, product support, and O&M for both legacy and newly installed systems. We provide integration for development of hardware and software solutions, and task support for the delivery of system, network, software, and security solutions.
The Network Engineer is responsible for but not limited to: -

  • Evaluate LAN/WAN performance and capacities to identify problem areas or bottlenecks.
  • Perform a variety of network management services related to the operation, performance, or availability of data communications networks.
  • Responsibility for overall performance and availability -of networks.
  • Provide LAN/WAN support with skill -in network analysis, integration, and tuning.
  • Analyze client LANs/WANs, isolate source of problems, -recommends reconfiguration and implementation of new network hardware to -increase performance.
  • Work with customers and operations staff in scheduling preventive and emergency maintenance to include resolution of customer tickets.
  • Support on-call duty on a as needed basis, in response to network outages after 6-9 months of service.
  • Implement networking technologies and concepts (such as Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols).
  • Management of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, call managers, and gateways.

    **This role will be 100% On-site**
    Required Requirements:

    • An Active/current TS/SCI clearance.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or similar technical field) and five (5+) years relevant professional experience; or Master's degree and three (3+) years of relevant experience; or PhD and no years of experience.
    • A current/valid Security+ certification (or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT II Level Certification).
    • A current/valid CCNA certification.
    • Experience and understanding with Cisco and Juniper devices, VLANs, VPNs, LAN/WAN technologies, and/or routing & switching.
    • Experience in two (2) to three (3) of the following areas: -

      • Network troubleshooting
      • Routers/switches
      • Cisco IOS/Junos OS
      • Firewalls
      • NetScout/Wireshark or any other packet investigation/analysis tools
      • SolarWinds monitoring or database tools
      • Call Manager & unity or other OSCP, DNS, QoS, VPN

      • Operational experience with local and wide area network infrastructures (including routers, firewalls, switches, servers, and related hardware).
      • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer.

        Desired Qualifications: -

        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or similar technical field) and seven (7) years relevant professional experience; or Master's degree and five (5) years of relevant experience; or PhD and two (2) years of experience.
        • Experience with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly Cisco CallManager, now known as Cisco Unified CM or CUCM) and Cisco Meeting Server (CMS) platforms is highly desired.
        • Ability to generate documentation that describes standard operating procedures, which will be used by help desk personnel.
        • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs and STIGs.
        • Proficient in network monitoring/management systems familiarity.
        • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
        • Strong investigative drive and listening skills, self-motivated individuals.
        • The ability to work under pressure and be flexible with their time.
        • Ability to prioritize and document tasks is a plus.

          Salary Range Estimates:
          The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.
          At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. -
          Peraton Overview
          Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
          Target Salary Range$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
          EEOAn Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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