Principal Engineer, Network
Responsible for the design and development of unified communications solutions integrating voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks. 1. Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. 2. Review and validate understanding of customer design requirements 3. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments. 4. Create High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs for areas of expertise 5. Follow GDIT and Customer standards for design documentation. 6. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments. 7. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements. 8. Provide peer reviews to deployment engineers to ensure design compliance 9. Provide technical leadership to survey, deployment, and support engineering teams. 10. Participate as part of the project leadership team. 11. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities. 12. Review and recommend process changes 13. Coach and mentor other engineers on best practices 14. Work with Operations engineers to translate initial scope into actionable items 15. Hand off design to implementation engineers or implementation team 16. Review, audit, and approve deployments 17. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. 18. Participates in special projects as required. Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience. Cisco CCNP required; CCNP-UC preferred.DoDD 8570.1 Level II technical certification (i.e. Security+) requiredITIL V3 Foundations certification preferred. Qualifications 8-10 years of directly related experience in unified communications network analysis and design.Qualified applicants need to specialize in Cisco Unified Communications technologies, but would also have exposure to other Cisco Advanced Technologies such as Wireless and Routing/Switching. Candidate should have estensive design and configuration experience with the following:Cisco Call ManagerCisco Unified Communications Manager ExpressCisco UnityCisco Unity ConnectionCisco Unity ExpressCisco IOS Voice Gateways, Gatekeepers and Acano BridgesCisco Unified Contact Center ExpressCisco WebExCisco TelePresence Content ServerCisco MCUsCisco TMSCisco VCSCisco Jabber Excellent oral and written communication, customer service, and presentation skills required. 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.