Unified Communications Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ106476

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Unified Communications (UC) Architect to provide support for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract. This position will require the employee to report onsite in Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA.

This role will partner closely with senior level leaders and technologists around the long-range architecture, strategy, and roadmap. This role will focus on the following technology areas; web conferencing, video conferencing, audio conferencing, IM/persistent chat, email, fax, compliance archiving, e-discovery, and conference room technologies as part of delivering an effective Unified Communications strategy. The UC Architect will provide architectural design support for UC solutions with the development, design, integration, and implementation of large enterprise solutions. This role requires a solid background in networking (routing/switching/gateway management) to support a very diverse and complex network to include remediation, services monitoring and troubleshooting, deployment planning, coordination, and implementation, development and modification of project plans, standard processes, advanced desktop and infrastructure troubleshooting and superior customer service skills. The UC Architect also performs quality assurance checks of the UC telecommunications design and development, is responsible for the design, deployment and support of voice and video network components, servers, and end user peripherals across a very large and diverse network, provides UC engineering functions associated with planning, testing, analyzing, implementation, operation, and maintenance of all voice applications.

Required Qualifications:     

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (i.e. CCNA, CompTIA Security+ CE or similar)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Must possess prior experience as a Network Operations Engineer and/or a UC Engineer.

  • 8+ years of Network Engineering experience to include 3+ years of Cloud Service experience; additional experience / certifications may be considered in place of education.

  • Networking expertise (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VOIP, SSL, VPN, network topology, firewall).

  • Expertise of information technology principles, methods, and techniques as well as knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment.

  • Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time and in challenging situations.

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery network models.

  • Experience with MS Office 365 design, deployment, and migration and integration with voice systems.

  • Experience with managed service delivery models.

  • Experience with hybrid and cloud service delivery models.

  • Experience with integration and/or management of classified voice systems.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.