Voice Engineer

Location
Mons, Belgium (BE)
Salary
Negotiable daily rate
Posted
21 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Ref
TI1201
Clearance Level
DV, NATO, SC
Job Type
Contract

Voice Engineer

LOCATION: Mons, Belgium

CLIENT: NATO

DURATION: 6 months with possible extensions

CONTRACT: Consultant

SALARY: Negotiable daily rate

WORK HOURS: Monday to Friday, normal working hours

CLEARANCE: NATO SECRET

TASKS

  • Direct 1st level fault resolution of deployable and transportable Voice Elements with operational, exercise, and garrison locations in coordination with the Service Area Voice cell
  • Prepare deployable network assets in accordance with the exercise plan
  • Baseline deployable network assets at the end of an exercise in accordance with the standard configuration set
  • Update baseline configurations as directed
  • Advises on fault diagnosis throughout the deployable network environment utilizing a number of management platforms (e.g. HP Network Automation, Netscout, Intermapper, Splunk, CA  Spectrum)
  • Ensure that on Voice elements, routine maintenance is performed
  • Coordinate with detachments to implement Voice elements standardisation and best practices
  • Liaise and collaborate internally throughout the NCI Agency Service Line infrastructures and to external organisations for fault rectification activities as required
  • Responsible for the maintenance and creation of Standard Operating Procedures within the Deployable CIS area of the Voice Cell
  • Performing operation and maintenance activities for current NATO operations (e.g. KFOR, OAE, and RS)
  • Coordinates and performs voice infrastructures configuration, numbering plans and maintenance activities for all NATO exercise scenarios
  • Operate provided management tools and capabilities
  • Investigate and propose long term solutions to encountered equipment and configuration problem

REQUIREMENTS

  • A diploma from a vocational school in a communications related subject, or an equivalent level of work experience in the field of telecommunication
  • Over 2 years’ experience of CISCO Routing, Switching and Voice Elements
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience with the configuration and operation of HP Network Automation or equivalent network automation and orchestration systems
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with the configuration and operation of Network Monitoring and Event Management systems ideally Intermapper, Spectrum, HP Openview and Splunk
  • Over 4 years’ experience of working in a centrally managed network environment
  • Minimum qualification of Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (CCNA Voice)
  • Proven experience in the configuration and operation of VoIP systems
  • Proven experience with CISCO based VoIP solutions (CUCM 10.5 or higher, CME, CUBE)
  • Proven experience in the configuration of Session Border Controllers
  • A high level of knowledge of network, system and application level troubleshooting techniques
  • Knowledge of communications protocols and practical experience of using diagnostic test equipment
  • Working Knowledge of SIP, H.323 signaling protocols
  • Working Knowledge of virtual environments (VMWare, ESXi, vSphere, vCenter)
  • Knowledge of implementing and operating LAN technologies (e.g. HSRP, STP, Switching, VLANs, DHCP snooping, ARP Inspection, Port-Security)
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team