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Asterisk VOIP Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Senior VoIP engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA. The team is made-up of highly technical and motivated individuals. The engineer for this role will assist in troubleshooting complex problems and implementing cutting-edge solutions. As such, this individual must be an excellent problem solver and work well in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have proven hands-on experience working as a VoIP engineer. OCONUS experience is desired.The program is made up of CONUS and OCONUS teams who regularly interact across varying time zones. As a result, the engineer must have excellent communication skills and be flexible with regards to teamwork and multitasking. A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams in order to achieve results in a timely manner is desired.Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot Asterisk-based PBX/SBC systems, peripherals, and IP phones
  • Monitor entire VoIP infrastructure and provide regular reporting
  • Collaborate with Chief Network Engineer on VoIP optimization
  • Ensure VoIP system uptime, performance, and security
  • Document and enforce VoIP standards
  • Travel OCONUS as needed
  • Maintain VoIP system/network in Chantilly, VA lab
  • Perform other tasks as directed by Chief Network EngineerRequirements
    • University degree in Telecommunications, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related subject
    • 12+ years relevant work experience --additional experience in lieu of degree considered
    • Extensive hands-on experience with Asterisk-based VoIP systems, Session Border Controllers, and VoIP Peripherals
    • Extensive hands-on experience with dial plans, IVRs, SIP, IAX, RTP, DIDs, codecs and other protocols
    • Solid understanding of traditional telephony, PRIs, BRIs, FXO/FXS, circuit-switching, POTS, PSTN, MTSO
    • Solid understanding of OSI model, firewalls, IP routing, IP switching, VLANS, and QOS/COS
    • Hands-on experience with network monitoring, network diagnostics, and network analytics tools
    • Hands-on experience installing/configuring/troubleshooting servers
    • Hands-on experience with Linux operating systems, i.e., Ubuntu, CentOS
    • Ability to work well individually, as well as within a team environment, and maintain professional behavior with all stakeholders at all times.Additional Desired Qualifications
      • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Asterisk, VoIP telecommunications, and VoIP protocols
      • Digium Certified Asterisk Administrator (dCAA) and/or Digium Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP)
      • CCNA/CCNP Voice certificationPay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $162,000.00 - $218,700.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only -and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Sterling , Asterisk VOIP Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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