Principal Video Engineer with TS/SCI Clearance

Springfield, VA
Feb 02, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

 3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

 4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

 5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

 6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

 7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

 8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

 9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.


General Summary:


Responsible for the design and development of video, voice and/or data communications networks. Will work with Unified Comms Engineering resources to ensure proper delivery of functional systems and additionally assist in troubleshooting Unified Communications voice/video system clusters and endpoints. Quickly respond to customer issues regarding application/hardware related issues, resolve on the spot problems. Candidates must be able to replicate issues for internal analysis/diagnosis, and prepare/proofread technical documentation accurately depicting the problem and/or solution for feedback to developer/vendor and program.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Analyzes voice, video and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading systems and protocol suites

2. Design, develop and execute Cisco IP video technologies to include

i. Cisco DX series

ii. Cisco EX series

iii. Cisco MX Series

iv. Desktop video endpoints

v. IP Television solutions

vi. VCS, TMS and Gateway configurations

vii. Cisco Unified Communications Call Manager (CUCM) version 10.5

viii. H.323 and SIP trunk configuration

ix. MSE 8000 Virtual Telepresence Server 8710 media blades

x. MXP1700 Telepresence Systems

3. Plans system updates and schedules outages. Configures systems and user environments

4. Provides direction in the development of continued technologies, ECP's and tasking related to Unified Communications and other User Facing Services

5. Identifies, analyzes and resolves system problems

6. Perform network and system administration duties

7. Maintains current working knowledge of relevant system technologies

8. Participates in special projects as required

9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers

10. Develop procedures and documentation for managing, deploying and implementing multiple baseline hardware/images and system updates

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.


Unique/Additional Requirements


1.Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in Unified Communications and system design

2. Advanced Knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications operating systems, Cisco Video solutions, VCS, TMS and Virtual Telepresence Server

3. Knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications systems conferencing solutions, understanding of licensing agreements and video technologies. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.

5. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and a forward thinking approach is a must. 



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.