Telephone Technician III – (Strategic DSN Switch)

Clearance Level
Doha, Qatar

REQ#: RQ106487

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Analyzes, maintains, and modifies complex telecommunications systems to meet operational standards.

Monitors the operations of telecommunications systems and services of vendors.

Conducts studies regarding complex telecommunication systems usage and recommends changes as appropriate.

Plans and coordinates all moves and installation of complex telecommunications equipment.

Tests, adjusts, and troubleshoots complex hardware equipment as necessary.

Maintains records and prepares complex reports relevant to the operation of the telecommunications systems.

Provides end-user training of telecommunications features and functionality.

Position-Specific Requirements


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.


Lead level “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.

Experience, to include: supervision, and shop practices.


Personnel in this labor category are considered experts in the field. Lead level 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.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

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.