Network Engineer (VOIP) - 35883 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/16/2021

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Network Engineer providing network engineering and architecture support to a dedicated enterprise Navy training network.  Responsible for design, development, documentation, testing, troubleshooting, and implementation of network voice and video technologies, capabilities, and solutions that are integrated into a globally distributed enterprise network.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Network Engineer will be a member of a network engineering and operations team supporting an enterprise Navy training network distributed globally at ~200 locations.  The engineer will be responsible for assigned project tasking for the research, design, and implementation of voice and video network solutions into the architecture of an enterprise network.  In conjunction with other Engineering divisions, he/she will support the full lifecycle of network engineering solutions for VoIP and VTC communications between and among shore sites and ships.  The engineer shall develop supporting documentation on network, voice, and VTC architectures and capabilities including requirements documentation, architecture drawings, information assurance documentation, test plans/results, configuration change documentation, implementation procedures, and operational validation procedures.  The design will require extensive collaboration with DoD commands and agencies and extensive knowledge of security technical guides and best practices in order to maintain and enhance the information assurance posture of the enterprise network.  H/she will develop and submit Bill of Materials (BOMS) for hardware, software, and other resources required for development and implementation.  The engineer will develop architectural and technical briefs on the design, capabilities, and functional operation of networking technologies and projects for peer-review with Network Engineering and other divisions.  Transition and implementation plans will be developed which provides a plan of action and milestone schedule for successful completion of projects.  These plans will account for all aspects of the solution including a demonstrated understanding of all customer data transport requirements, required network equipment and cabling, service interruptions, risk mitigations, and effects on information assurance and security posture.  The engineer will support the implementation and execution of the installation and transition plan including physical installations and network configurations at local and remote CONUS and OCONUS sites for VoIP and VTC infrastructure.  Additional duties include support for additional network engineering tasks as directed, development of network engineering equipment lists and Bill of Materials, documentation of existing network topology and architecture, providing briefings to government and contractor representatives on network engineering tasks.  This position will report to the Network Division Manager, Network Division Lead, and Network Architect and may be a member of a team lead by a Senior Network Engineer.  This position may have management responsibility over additional junior team members.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for more than 4 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 4+ years of demonstrated experience in network design, architecture, and engineering
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in Cisco Unified Communications Manager administration and sustainment
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in H.323 VTC environments including endpoints, Gatekeepers, Gateways, and Conferencing
  • CCNA Certification required.
  • CCNP Certification desired.
    • Security+ Certification required.
  • In-depth knowledge of VoIP and VTC architecture, design, and protocols including H.323, SIP, and SCCP as well as VoSIP.
  • In-depth knowledge of LAN and WAN networking design, equipment, and transport topologies including GRE, Fiber Optics, VLANs, Ether channel, and IPv4 subneting.
  • In-depth knowledge of IP networking fundamentals including OSI model, frame and packet structure.
  • Experience in supporting engineering, development, and deployment of VoIP and VTC designs and architectures.
  • Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guidelines.
  • Strong ability to design, develop, document, test, and field networking capabilities incorporating security, high availability, flexibility, and remote administration.
  • Strong ability to visualize overall view of systems and conceptualize and document technical solutions.
  • Strong technical network troubleshooting skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems and networks at the protocol/packet level using sniffers, protocol analyzers, netflow, etc.
  • Familiarity in network security and its tools including but not limited to NAC, 802,1x, port-security, firewalls, IDS/IPS.
  • Experience writing technology briefs, white papers, test plans, and presentations.
  • Familiarity with network and performance monitoring tools (Solarwinds, Cisco SLA, What’s Up Gold, PRTG).
  • Experience interfacing with senior management.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to travel CONUS and OCONUS.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with the following protocols: SCCP, RAS, H323, SIP.
  • Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting VoIP appliances, systems, and capabilities.
  • Familiarity with Call Routing /Translation Pattern /Route Pattern, Device pools, Regions, Calling Search Space, Partitions, SIP Trunks, and Inter Cluster Trunks.
  • Be able to conduct troubleshooting with the Real-Time Monitoring Tool (RTMT).
  • Be able to troubleshoot using status messages on VoIP phone and verify network switch configuration for VoIP connectivity.
  • Be able to configure and verify Cisco IP VoIP Phones IP assignment by means of DHCP and Static assignment.


  • Must be a US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a US Secret security clearance.

Security Clearance: None

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