Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Systems Administration, and/or related field or equivalent experience.
Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.
The GDMS Information Technology (IT) organization has an immediate opening for a Unified Communications (UC) CISCO VOIP and Telecommunications Specialist (entry level) to join our team. He/she will ensure normal business operations by monitoring the health of UC services, responding to incidents, attending to service requests. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems technologies. The CISCO VOIP Specialist will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The contractor will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized.
This individual will participate in providing full system lifecycle planning, development, support and maintenance of CISCO VOIP and other telecommunications systems.
Daily Monitoring and Maintenance
Perform maintenance, application configuration and performance tuning, account management, software upgrades, and monitoring
Assess and maintain SLA, System Availability, Capacity Management, and Performance KPIsImprove Service Performance, Capabilities, Interoperability, and Services
Perform application / service health checks
Analyze and triage defects/issues
Plan and manage releases and migrations in different environments
Monitor system alerts, system utilization thresholds, and capacity utilization on servers, etcProvide Support to Organization Functions and User Population
Support the CISCO VOIP
Providing advice, support, training, and assistance in the proper, efficient and effective use of the application
Understand a broad range of customer’s requirements, expectations, and operational imperatives for their mission success, as well as translate those business drivers and needs into requirements and actions for continuous enrichment of the user’s experienceEnsure Compliance, Manage Risk, and Support Audit
Monitor and enforce compliance of application configuration and operational practices to both regulatory requirements like Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and corporate policies like GDMS Information Security PoliciesCandidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of technological systems and solutions, and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology. This position requires a BS degree in Information Technology, Systems Administration or related discipline.
Solid presentation, oral/written communication, and inter-personal skills including the ability to: anticipate, influence & adapt to a wide range of audiences; cultivate relationships and leverage organizational understanding to facilitate decision making and buy-in
Proven track record of being capable of working with significant uncertainty, resistance, barriers, issues, and challenges; converting uncertainty into quantifiable impact, risk, and mitigating actions
Modest Business Travel May Be RequiredThe successful candidate should preferably be able to demonstrate:
Familiarity with CISCO VOIP infrastructure in a corporate environment. Including maintaining and setting voice configurations, policies, and routing over a complex WAN infrastructure (SIP, Media Gateways, H.323, PBX, QoS)
Experience using monitoring and reporting tools to optimize and troubleshoot real-time VOIP systems
Strong understanding of network concepts including TCP/IP subnetting, Trunking, routing, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, load balancers, etc.
Experience integrating different telecommunication systems with Cisco VOIP including Skype for Business and various PBX solutions
Knowledge of operating enterprise systems within virtual environments (VMWare and or Hyper-V) is a plus
Experience in design and administration of Microsoft Windows Server environment, including but not limited to; Activity Directory Domains, Group Policy Objects, Web Services, DFS shares, Operating Systems, patches and hotfixes
Experience working with Unity Messaging
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran