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Network Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Richmond, VA 23219
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 12 years with MS/MA or 8 plus years with PhD.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Avaya applications, including: Communications Manager; System Manager; Session Manager; Voice Portal; Experience Portal
  • Session Border Controllers (SBCs)
  • Working knowledge of H.323 and SIP protocols; call routing translations
  • ESCi Virtual Server hosting products (e.g., VMWare)
  • Local travel required


Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.

Secure Voice Engineerresponsibilities include:
  • Patch, update and maintain bare metal and virtual servers
  • Generate ROM and basic site design documentation
  • Draft/coordinate/review Scope of Work for adds, moves, changes
  • Draft/coordinate/review Solution Requirement Document(s)
  • Participate in Project Status Reviews
  • Participate in Engineering Peer Review meetings
  • Review and respond to trouble tickets (Tier I-III)
  • Generate Provisioning Documents
  • Participate in Acceptance Review activities--including Voice System Acceptance Testing
  • Assist team and other VoIP support organizations in troubleshooting efforts
  • Conduct switch translations, planning, and modifications
  • Check work request/ticket system for requests, tasks, trouble tickets
  • Support Special Requirements Project Manager (Q&A)
  • Manage secure network number plan
  • Manage secure network routing plan
  • Monitor Partner Community dial plan routing
  • Check voice system alarms and outages
  • Update technical voice system and services documentation, as necessary
  • Participate in consultation meetings with customers and other technical organizations
  • Participate in O&M and Engineering weekly meetings--including weekly IC conference calls
  • Generate/manage final deployment requests for O&M activities
  • Perform installations/upgrades of voice systems
  • Generate BOM comparisons
  • Participate in Site Surveys
  • Conduct integration testing of voice systems
  • Conduct research of new voice service products/capabilities; attend vendor demos
  • Review spare part inventory
  • Perform voice system capacity planning, along with reporting and growth projections/requirements


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-17 Expires: 2021-07-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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