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Telecommunications System Engineer II

Columbia, MD 21044

Posted: 04/01/2023 Job Number: 32252

Job Description

Position Summary
We are looking for a team member that will collaborate openly and has proficient oral and written communications skills. As a member of our IT team, you will have the opportunity to be engaged in a wide variety of IT-related work. This will include maintaining both voice and data telecommunications systems, providing user support and troubleshooting efforts, and researching and recommending creative methods and solutions for telecommunications, networking, and other IT-related tasking. We do not require you have
competency in all these areas and will provide on-the-job training for areas that need reinforcement.

This is not the typical trouble-ticket-based systems/network administration position, but instead requires the orchestration of different skill sets across the spectrum of IT solutions to effect significant modernization while ensuring reliable service.

This position is in Columbia, MD.

Responsibilities include:
Designing, integrating, configuring, deploying, testing, and maintaining numerous types of network
devices, interfaces, and technologies as they relate to data, voice and video hardware and software.
Managing configuration changes of various voice and data equipment.
Applying knowledge of multiple aspects of telecommunications, internetworking, and data systems networking.
Providing escalated Tier-2 and Tier-3 technical support on data, voice, and video networks.
Resolve complex network problems and operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators.
Assist in developing and maintaining installation, configuration, and operational procedures.
Work with teams to commission and integrate new equipment.
Maintain supporting infrastructure such as storage, compute, and virtualized environment.

Basic Qualifications:
You must possess an active TS SCI security clearance.
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.
Level I:
Bachelor’ s degree from an accredited university with six (6) years’ experience relevant
to Information Technology OR twelve (12) years’ work experience relevant to Information
Technology in lieu of degree.
Level II:
Bachelor’ s degree from an accredited university with nine (9) years’ experience relevant to
Information Technology OR fifteen (15) years’ work experience relevant to Information
Technology in lieu of degree.
Salary and grade commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Technical experience such as System Administration, Network Engineering, or Computer Programming
Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems
Experience with network switch and firewall configuration and maintenance (VLANs, ACLs, firewall
rules, etc.)
Draft technical requirements
Security+ Certified (or obtain certification one in 6-months) or other appropriate certification

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with end-to-end troubleshooting across multiple devices and networks
Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) or Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
Experience with Kubernetes
Experience Load testing / network simulation
CCNA Collaboration (Voice) Certified
Knowledge or experience in LTE, UMTS, GSM technology, wireless voice, or landline phone switches
Experience with telephony signals analysis and troubleshooting

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Jason T. Brewster

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