Telephone Technician II - (Strategic DSN Switch)

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Telecommunications
Location
Doha, Qatar
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Phone Services

Telecommunication Technologies

Troubleshooting

REQ#: RQ169917
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Telephone Technician II – (Strategic DSN Switch)

Transform technology into opportunity as a Telephone Technician II – (Strategic DSN Switch) with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Telephone Technician II – (Strategic DSN Switch) you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Telephone Technician II – (Strategic DSN Switch) joining our team to apply intermediate “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, and maintenance of telecommunications systems.

HOW A TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
● Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems. 
● Installs, removes, maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs telecommunication equipment.
● Under direct supervision, determines appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications including call switches, test trunks and test links, and installs communication circuits
● Provides reports, completes requests for new service, and determines methodology for installing telephone service or other telecommunication technology.
● Responds to emergency calls in the event of a system failure.
● Exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
● Education: High School Diploma/GED
● Required Experience: 1+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Intermediate experience in maintenance/troubleshooting telecommunications equipment as specified in the specified task order to include the following:
• Nortel SL-100
• Meridian I/Succession 1000 Family of Switches
• AVAYA AURA AS-5300 and associated Voice Over Internet Protocol Equipment
• End office telephone switches

● Security Clearance Level: SECRET
● Required Skills and Abilities: Must have experience working with switches of interface Inter-Switch Trunks (ISTs) from DoD and commercial microwave/satellite systems and other equipment needed to extend voice transmissions across fiber or copper mediums.
● Location: Customer Site
● US Citizenship Required - CLEARANCE

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
#DefenseOCONUS
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Telephone Technician II – (Strategic DSN Switch) CLC_45
CERTIFICATIONS:
Must have switch certification on Nortel SL-100 or Meridian I/Succession 1000 family of switches and/or completed Avaya Professional Credential Program (Degree of certification will be identified in individual task order).
Must meet the certification requirement of DoD 8570.01-M, SPIN-C, or individual task order.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Intermediate “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of telecommunications systems or equipment. Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Intermediate experience in maintenance/troubleshooting telecommunications equipment as specified in the specified task order to include the following:
• Nortel SL-100
• Meridian I/Succession 1000 Family of Switches
• AVAYA AURA AS-5300 and associated Voice Over Internet Protocol Equipment
• End office telephone switches
Must have experience working with switches of interface Inter-Switch Trunks (ISTs) from DoD and commercial microwave/satellite systems and other equipment needed to extend voice transmissions across fiber or copper mediums.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.