Communication Network Engineer – Senior

Permanent Contract
Norfolk, VA, Pearl Harbor, HI
Posted 9 months ago

Stratascorp Technologies is seeking a Communication Network Engineer – senior level, who will be supporting the United States Navy located at Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Honolulu, HI.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide tier III NOC support – VoIP Engineer role is to coordinate strategies for defining, deploying, and maintaining the Enterprise IP telephony voice communication architecture and its associated network connections and component hardware. This includes managing all engineering projects for VoIP initiatives, planning technologies and configuring and optimizing all VoIP/IP telephone systems and services, both internally and those integrated with Internet-based services. Also, the VoIP Engineers mandate will be to maintain SLAs for all organizational IP telephony applications. Design and support VoIP infrastructure and its associated software, including call management systems, voice mail, and interactive voice response. Select, deploy, and utilize appropriate tools for reporting and routing of IP telephony traffic on the network. Provide leadership for implementing new VoIP products or services, as well as the technical resources required to manage them. Collaborate with help desk to resolve trouble tickets and mitigate end-user issues with VoIP hardware and/or applications. Train and mentor junior engineers and other members of the telecommunications department.
Monitor and identify capacity and performance issues for VoIP traffic to ensure continued, uninterrupted operation of telephony systems. Collaborate with network engineers or administrators to ensure that VoIP traffic does not interfere with or hinder network data traffic.

Position Requirements:

Skills: Strong communications, writing and editing skills needed to transfer information to individuals involved in the networking process. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Ability to work in an organized fashion with focus on documented activity. Flexibility to occasionally work an unusual schedule required. Positive attitude and high initiative.
IAT-II / GSEC; Security+ CE; SSCP or CCNA-Security
Secret Clearance Required:
• Operating System Certification (Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, etc.) CCNP required, CCIE preferred.
• ITIL v3 Foundations Preferred
• 09:00-17:00, Mon-Fri. (DAY SHIFT); Rotational on-call.
Experience: Ten plus (10+) Working technical knowledge of VoIP/IP telephony systems, software, and hardware, including knowledge of SIP, H.323, and TCP/IP protocols. Strong understanding VoIP QoS issues and mitigation strategies. Direct experience with Cisco routers and switches. Working knowledge of GigE, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and ATM is desirable. Bachelor’s Degree in computer and/or networking field preferred. CCNP required, CCIE preferred.
Previous experience working on military bases/sites, including previous military service highly desirable. VTC experience desirable. Strong VOIP experience required to include the following:
• CUCM User management
• IP routing in Cisco Collaboration Solutions
• SCCP – Call Flows, Call states, Endpoint Types
• MGCP – Call Flows, Call states, Endpoint Types
• H.323 and RAS
• Voice and video CODECs
• Device registration and redundancy
• Call features Call Park, Call Pickup, BLF Speed dials, etc.
• Dial plans
• CUCM serviceability and OS administration – Database Replication
• CUCM Disaster Recovery
• Partition Management
• Bulk Uploads
• Call Admission Control
• SIP and H.323 trunks
• Cisco IOS-based call queuing
• CUBE – SIP profiles
• Cisco IOS dial plan
• Quality of Service and Security in Cisco Collaboration Solutions
• QoS: classification and marking
• Cisco Unity Connection
• Manage, maintain and monitor VoIP/VTC infrastructure.
• Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot eventually 500K+ Cisco IP phones for DoD NGEN US Navy.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoots voice infrastructure, including the Unified Contact Center Express, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity Connection, IVR, CER, Unified Communication and other voice platforms.
• Provide Expert level technical support for operational and troubleshooting support of VoIP infrastructure

Hours Required:
This is a Full-Time position – 40 hours per week.

Stratascorp Technologies is a private corporation established in the Commonwealth of Virginia, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. This commitment affirms Stratascorp Technologies policy to provide equal employment opportunity in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under Federal, State or Local law.

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