Communications Engineer Sr.

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


  • This individual will provide UCC network engineering support of projects and networks at headquarters and in the customer Area of Responsibility
  • The UCC Network engineer is responsible for surveying, designing, implementing, testing, training and documenting worldwide enterprise class voice and video solutions in support of our warfighters
  • This engineer is viewed as a leader in collaboration technologies and must be able to turn customer requirements into functional solutions by coordinating and providing network design and troubleshooting guidance to forward units; identify, diagnose, and resolve complex problems affecting network performance; provide planning and engineering guidance to network planners and project managers;  develop and maintain network SOPs and TTPs
  • Research, analyze, recommend and implement new technologies, standard processes, tools and techniques
  • Researches, evaluates and stays current on emerging tools, techniques and technologies; maintain skills and capabilities through education, training and hands-on experience
  • Perform mentoring and training tasks for peers and customers as required; transfer project knowledge to other team members and customers as required
  • Research and provide equipment recommendations and cost quotes for engineering solutions and equipment updates
  • Participate in design and peer reviews
  • Provides oral and written reports/briefings


Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience and 9 years of experience.
  • 6+ years of experience as a Voice and Video solutions engineer
  • CCNA-Collaboration certification required, but CCNP-Collaboration desired
  • DOD Directive 8570.01 M IAT Level II certification (such as Security+) required

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Hardware - Routers, Switches, Firewalls, High Assurance IP Encryptors, Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), Cisco MCU, Cisco UCS Servers, T1/E1 controllers, Cisco Voice/Video Endpoints
  • Software - Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), Cisco IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Expressway/VCS, Cisco WebEx Meeting Server, Cisco Jabber, Cisco IOS, Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS), VMware vSphere Hypervisor/ESXi, VMware vCenter
  • Protocols - SIP, H.323, H.320, SCCP, RTP, IPSEC, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP
  • The ability to isolate and resolve network performance and communication issues to ensure maximum up time and reliability
  • Strong understanding of VLANs, trunking, Quality of Service, static/dynamic routing and high availability configurations
  • The ability to excel in a fast paced, demanding environment where each day provides a new set of challenges under short time constraints involving complex network configuration and/or troubleshooting requirements
  • The ability to work in technology areas outside of their expertise
  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Defense security requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures 

Desired Skills:

  • Audio/Video design and integration experience
  • Crestron control and programming knowledge is a strong plus
  • Combatant Command and/or Service component experience

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $57,500
Salary Mid: $115,000
Salary Maximum: $143,800

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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