Unified Communications Engineer - Hybrid - Must be local to the area

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Camp Springs, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cisco Routing

Unified Communications

Wide Area Network (WAN)

REQ#: RQ174350
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Candidate must be local to the area and able to come into the office a few days a week.

Contract requires US Citizenship and must be able to obtain a public trust.

The Unified Communication (UC) Communications Engineer is the network/WAN/Cloud interface for all other team members, assisting all UC efforts that interoperate across the WAN.  This position is also the principle interface with security, database, and application operations, engineering and implementation services in direct support of all UC functions, to include ensuring all policies, processes, and security protections are complied with.  This position works in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.


  • Provide expert level support for the Implementation, Deployment and Engineering of UC services.
  • Work on issues related to performance management, implementation engineering, fault isolation, troubleshooting UC systems that traverse the WAN/Cloud/Managed Services
  • Troubleshoot the following UC solutions as they collaborate and interoperate across a WAN and Cloud environment – Avaya phone system and One-X platforms, Poly VTC systems, Cisco VTC systems, Webex Meetings and Teams services, Cisco Routing and Switching, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco UC systems (Call Manager, Meeting Server, TMS and Expressways)
  • Create firewall/ACL rule requests for system changes, implementations and deployments
  • Current staffing provides for one individual on shift at all times for this function
  • Skills in the documentation of UC systems and their required services in both word, pdf, and drawing formats (Visio) are required
  • Provide WAN/Cloud subject matter expertise and be the interface with all other engineering teams to facilitate implementation, operations, maintenance and enhancement of Unified Communications services
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive technical artifacts pertaining to the implementation, engineering, and optimization of Enterprise UC services
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with customers


  • Expertise and troubleshooting experience with Avaya phone system and One-X platforms, Poly VTC systems, Cisco VTC systems, Webex Meetings and Teams services, Cisco Routing and Switching, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco UC systems (Call Manager, Meeting Server, TMS and Expressways) as they collaborate and interoperate across a WAN and Cloud environment
  • Experience in the UC areas of Instant Messaging (IM), Teaming/Webinars, Video Teleconferencing, Video Streaming, Video Portals, Video on Demand systems and Digital Signage systems over large geographically dispersed networks
  • Expert knowledge of modern implementations of Cloud services, including the setup and deployment of VM based UC systems
  • Expert level experience in implementing Quality of Service (QoS) in large enterprise networks
  • Expert level experience with using packet capture and snifter programs/systems to diagnose issues and validate UC functionality
  • Knowledge on diverse and collaborative UC environments, and how they interoperate across a diverse WAN comprised of switches, wan balancers, firewalls, and routers
  • Skillset equivalent to Cisco CCIE Collaboration, or CCNP Collaboration with a minimum of 8 years of experience.
  • Working experience with implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony and Collaboration Applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience with managing and using Dev Ops concepts
  • Experience with working in an ITIL v3 or v4 framework to deliver enterprise services
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet schedules and deadlines, to multi-task, to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments and pay close attention to detail

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or the equivalent and 8+ years related experience or a MS and 5 years of experience or the equivalent


  • 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


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $101,566 - $132,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.