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Network Engineer (Government)

Oakton, VA 22124
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AT&T Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing, and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values, and dedicated to our customers mission.

Our Defense and National Security organizations supports elements of the US Government responsible for informing and defending our nation globally.

AT&T has an opening for a Network Engineer to support a professional services effort for a US Government customer in the Washington DC metropolitan area. This Network Engineer role will be primarily focused on the design, development and operations of IP-based real-time communications application systems and services, as well as the underlying network infrastructure that supports it. The Network Engineer will work in conjunction with a small team of network and systems engineers to design, configure, implement, and maintain complex solutions that support the mission objectives of the customer. This requires skills and experience with standard SIP-based protocol and/or unified communication applications (i.e. Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft or equivalent). Seeking a highly motivated learner who demonstrates effective problem-solving skills, high attention to detail and a strong communicator. The candidate should be comfortable working both independently and with a small team.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Provide system and network engineering support of IP-based real-time communications services to include, SIP trunking and integration, call routing policy design and configuration, and enhanced messaging and automated call delivery capabilities.

+ Manage various aspects of Sponsors enterprise IP communications networks and applications through all system life-cycles phases, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, implementation and future migrations.

+ Research and evaluate new/emerging technologies (hardware and software) or services and provide recommendations to the engineering team regarding the integration of these technologies into the Sponsors existing or future architecture.

+ Support the engineering team and the program's leadership by managing the technical aspects of projects from inception to completion including technical assessments, design, integration, testing, deployment, and operations.

+ Assist engineering team with evolving current and next generation real-time communications technologies and solutions to support mission needs of the Sponsor.

+ Create and maintain technical documentation (network designs, SOPs, User Guides, etc.) to support all areas of system configuration, administration, operation procedures and processes.

+ Serve as Tier 3 resource for O&M trouble escalation and/or work orders for network services and voice network infrastructure devices.

+ Occasional travel to different Sponsor locations within the Washington Metro Area

**Required Clearance:**

TS/SCI with poly (#ts/sci) (#polygraph)

**Required Qualifications:**

+ B.S. in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar

+ Education requirements are flexible depending on experience

**The following skills / prerequisites are required:**

+ Approximately 3-5 years of working experience designing, configuring and implementing enterprise class real-time voice solutions to include:

+ Experience with administering, configuring, deploying hardware such as session border controllers, TDM/IP gateways, softswitch solutions and/or IP PBXs.

+ Experience with administering, configuring, and deploying unified communications solutions such as integration of real-time communication technologies (voice, video, messaging) and mobile applications.

+ Familiarity with VoIP architectures and VoIP technologies, particularly Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Secure SIP, H.323 protocol families as well as the interworking of these protocols with traditional circuit switched networks and protocols networks (ISDN/PRI, ISUP and SS7).

+ Hands-on experience with administering, configuring, and deploying IP telephony voice solutions such as testing, configuration and administration of call control applications, TDM/IP gateways, session border controllers (SBCs) and IP endpoints.

+ Strong understanding of TCP/IP and other LAN/WAN protocols. Strong knowledge of fundamental IP routing and switching protocols (BGP, OSPF, STP, VTP) and technologies (IPSEC VPN, NAT, QoS). Hands-on experience with Cisco and Juniper routing, switching and security products desired.

+ Experience with establishing small to medium sized network solutions including all phases from design, implementation and documentation. Ability to monitor and troubleshoot network issues or outages when they arise.

+ Candidate must be strong in analytical thinking and problem solving in order to investigate and troubleshoot problems, inefficiencies, and performance issues. Candidate should also have strong inter-personal communication skills to collaborate effectively with team and Sponsor.

+ Occasional travel to other Sponsor locations within the Washington Metro Area and some domestic travel required.

+ Candidate should demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning/education both on and off the job to further enhance and develop skills and expertise.

**Desired Qualifications:**

+ Professional Certifications:

+ Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

+ Juniper Network Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA) - JUNOS

+ SIP School Certified Associate (SSCA)

+ Experience or working knowledge of database applications and administration (Oracle, MySQL, PostGres)

+ Experience or working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare or equivalent

+ Experience with scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, Javascript, PHP) and APIs (REST, SOAP)

+ Basic to intermediate system administration experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or Windows platforms

+ Understanding of cybersecurity baselines configurations for system security (CIS, STIG)

**Ready to join our team? Apply Today!**
AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status
Posted: 2022-07-16 Expires: 2022-11-02
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