Sr Eng II - Telecommunications System Engineer II NS&E
Columbia, MD 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
Position Summary

We are looking for a team member that will collaborate openly and has proficient oral and written communications skills. As a member of our IT team, you will have the opportunity to be engaged in a wide variety of IT-related work. This will include maintaining both voice and data telecommunications systems, providing user support and troubleshooting efforts, and researching and recommending creative methods and solutions for telecommunications, networking, and other IT-related tasking. We do not require you have competency in all these areas and will provide on-the-job training for areas that need reinforcement. This is not the typical trouble-ticket-based systems/network administration position, but instead requires the orchestration of different skill sets across the spectrum of IT solutions to effect significant modernization while ensuring reliable service. This position is in Columbia, MD.

Responsibilities include:
  • Designing, integrating, configuring, deploying, testing, and maintaining numerous types of network devices, interfaces, and technologies as they relate to data, voice and video hardware and software.
  • Managing configuration changes of various voice and data equipment.
  • Applying knowledge of multiple aspects of telecommunications, internetworking, and data systems networking.
  • Providing escalated Tier-2 and Tier-3 technical support on data, voice, and video networks.
  • Resolve complex network problems and operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining installation, configuration, and operational procedures .
  • Work with teams to commission and integrate new equipment.
  • Maintain supporting infrastructure such as storage, compute, and virtualized environment.
Basic Qualifications:
  • You must possess an active TS SCI security clearance.
  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position.
  • Level I:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with six (6) years' experience relevant to Information Technology OR twelve (12) years' work experience relevant to Information Technology in lieu of degree.
  • Level II: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with nine (9) years' experience relevant to Information Technology OR fifteen (15) years' work experience relevant to Information Technology in lieu of degree.
  • Salary and grade commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Technical experience such as System Administration, Network Engineering, or Computer Programming Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Experience with network switch and firewall configuration and maintenance (VLANs, ACLs, firewall rules, etc.) Draft technical requirements
  • Security+ Certified (or obtain certification one in 6-months) or other appropriate certification

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with end-to-end troubleshooting across multiple devices and networks
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) or Network Function Virtualization (NFV)Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience Load testing / network simulation CCNA Collaboration (Voice) Certified Knowledge or experience in LTE, UMTS, GSM technology, wireless voice, or landline phone switches
  • Experience with telephony signals analysis and troubleshooting

SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6 years
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