Skype for Business Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Wiesbaden, Germany

REQ#: RQ135827

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an exciting opportunity for a Skype for Business Administrator supporting U.S. Army Europe in Wiesbaden Germany.

The candidate will be responsible for the operational support for an enterprise wide Skype for Business implementation on all supported networks. The successful candidate will work closely with the Windows and Cyber technical teams to ensure that administration and implementation are conducted per policy, procedures and best practices.  Experience in complex enterprise level applications and knowledge of how application components interrelate and work together, including internal and external interfaces as it relates to supporting an enterprise wide Microsoft implementation in a high availability and distributed environment is a plus.

Priority will be on the ability to use sound judgement to maintain a good balance of system security while maintaining proper system or application functionality for the end-user; scope of systems administration focuses around ensuring the systems support the proper operation and functionality of Mission Command/C2 applications.

Job Details:

  • Primarily responsibility is the overall Enterprise wide Skype for Business (SfB) implementation, integration, and operational maintenance (O&M) of the servers. 

  • Customize and implement server hardware and software, including operating systems, security, backups, monitoring, storage, remote access systems, and network management systems.

  • Install, configure, and maintain:

    • Install, configure, and Maintain on Premise Skype for Business 2019 Server

    • Back End Servers running MS SQL server to support an Enterprise Skype infrastructure.

    • Edge Server for external (XMPP) integration.

    • Video Interop Server.

    • Persistent Chat Server or Teams configuration.

    • Operating system and database backups.

  • Set up user accounts in accordance with established Cyber guidance.

  • Create and implement a Skpe for Business topology based on Active Directory Sites.

  • Deploy Skype for Business within a load-balancing enterprise topology.

  • Evaluate Cyber Compliance against ACAS & STIG scans.

  • May be required to forward deploy alongside Army units in austere locations for up to six weeks in order to provide field level C2 systems support. 


  • Active Secret Level Security Clearance

  • Candidate must be able to meet German German TESA requirements.

  • Candidate must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements on day 1.

  • Candidate must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 90 days of hire.

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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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.