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Senior Systems Architect (Government)

Waldorf, Maryland

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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the   Federal Government.   We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

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AT&T has an opening for a Sr. Systems Architectto support the Northstar Program, in providing telecommunications expert technical design, engineering, operations, and trouble resolution for enterprise air to ground nationwide network.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Evaluates, designs, documents, installs, implements, tests, and performs problem isolation and resolution, and monitors, tunes, set standards and maintains a range of Voice/IT network components and systems.       
  • Performs these functions across some, but not all, physical media, Operating Systems, File Systems, protocol stacks and network components.             
  • Provides client consulting and training on the design and use of the Voice/IT network systems and architectures.          
  • Plans, researches, evaluates, and recommends new operational/storage area network equipment and related technologies.                                               
  • Uses monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software, and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems, gauge performance and activity.                                                                                                                   
  • Devises solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.     
  • May develop and execute contingency plans for network related hardware failures including isolated and major outages.                         
  • Provides internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers, computer operations, workstation support, management, and departmental clients.

Required Clearance:

Active Top Secret        (#topsecret)

Required Qualifications: 

  • 15 years Voice, Video, or Data enterprise network engineering support experience (Tier II, Tier III, Tier IV, network infrastructure implementation and maintenance)      
  • Expert experience in one or more of the following: Avaya / Cisco Voice, Video, Data Systems; Cisco Nexus; Cisco Catalyst routing and switching (CCNA or CCNP R&S required)                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Experience supporting the Federal; Government customers in secure environments, familiarity of NIPRNET and SIPRNET operating standards and applicable guidelines                                                                                                                                  
  • Firsthand experience in developing and providing quality assurance review of engineering change orders relating to the replacement or enhancement of existing systems along with perimeter security hardware and software                                                                     
  • Experienced with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation                                                    
  • Knowledge of cabling standards - fiber optic and copper cable termination                                                                                                 
  • Experienced with network monitoring devices such as HP Openview, Nagios, Zenoss, NeuralStar or other similar monitoring tools                                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Bachelor degree in a computer science/computer engineering/electrical engineering or a related discipline  

Desired Qualifications:

  • ITIL ® Foundation certification                                                                                                                                        
  • Certifications:  Routers & Switches or Voice  - CCNP, CCIE, or equivalent                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Federal enterprise network experience and familiarity with air to ground (UHF) environment (data and voice networks, Conference Bridges, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs),  Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications

Ready to join our team? Apply today!


Job ID 2219816 Date posted 04/06/2022
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