Senior Skype Engineer (TS/SCI required, CI Poly preferred) - Fort Belvoir, VA

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ87241

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. Contributes to the completion of major engineering programs and may function in a project leadership role.

The scope of the program is to deliver Enterprise Information Technology as a Service (EITaaS) to satisfy classified IT requirements, improve the user experience/productivity, and increase mission effectiveness. The customer desires to consolidate multiple disparate expenditures and IT projects into a consolidated enterprise while still allowing users the ability to tailor their services and service levels to meet mission requirements. Under this service model the customer recognizes that EITaaS will drive changes in how IT services are established, invoiced, delivered, and consumed.  The customer seeks to achieve an enduring, robust, efficient, responsive, agile, extensible, and secure IT architecture that is appropriately staffed and resourced to meet the demands of current and future programs and users.

The Senior Skype Engineer provides support, implementation, and design services for Microsoft Skype for Business.  We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record designing and deploying Skype for Business in a large enterprise. Additionally, the position will require an individual experienced in system design and integration, identity life-cycle management, and process automation and improvement. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who exceeds as an individual, as well as, excels among peers in a team environment.

General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Senior Skype Engineer to support a greenfield US Air Force program implementing an MLS solution across multiple sites. This includes (but is not limited to) the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform regular checks and conduct troubleshooting as necessary on Microsoft Skype servers

  • Review Skype logs on a regular basis to ensure system health and pro-actively identify errors

  • Conduct regular maintenance across Skype servers to include patching, upgrades, and performance monitoring and improvement

  • Develop and maintain high availability and disaster recovery scenarios for Skype servers and functionality

  • Ability to work with little supervision in high stress / high visibility environments with time sensitive requirements. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Ability to take direction and retain information

  • Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same

  • Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients

  • Assist in the planning and performing of analytical research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering and customer specifications

  • Applies new solutions through research and collaboration with team and determines course of action for new application initiatives

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred

  • Allowable Substitution: Six (6) years of related experience or four (4) years of related experience with an AA/AS degree

  • DoD 8570 Baseline Certification Requirement: IAT Level II (Security+CE or equivalent)
    Desired Certification(s):   MCSA: Windows Server 2016, MCSA: Windows Server 2012 or MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert

  • Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI

    Clearance Level Must Be Able To Maintain: Top Secret SCI + CI Polygraph

  • The candidate must be willing to take a CI polygraph

  • 5+ years designing, planning, implementing, and maintaining an enterprise Skype environment

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