Unified Communication Systems Engineer

Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI


Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Unified Communication Systems Engineer to join our team in Sterling, VA.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


The role of a Unified Communications Systems Engineer is to Serve as a Unified Communications trained Engineer on task orders for all issues related to the Unified Communications environment within the Desktop solution. The position will work directly with multiple vendors (E.g., Microsoft, Cisco, Polycom, others) and program engineering resources to design and integrate unified communications solutions that allow interoperability between multiple technology baselines and legacy implementations. This position involves hands-on work to configure and resolve technically complex Unified Communications solutions for Intelligence Community customers using the latest UC technologies (e.g, Skype for Business voice, video, and chat; Cisco Unified Call Manager; and multiple VTC solutions).


Primary Duties:

  • Design, document, install, maintain, and troubleshoot complex high availability hardware and software for Unified Communications.
  • Work directly with vendors/OEMs, Engineering staff, and user transition personnel for integration improvements to the solution, as well as O&M for legacy equipment.
  • Identify issues and create improvement processes to reduce incident outage times.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of all processes associated with administration of the communications and system networks and duties performed by network & system administrators.




  • Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent years of relevant experience) and a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience.
  • An Active in-scope TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph (or the ability to obtain a CI polygraph)
  • DOD 8570.01 compliant at IAT level II or higher e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE (or the ability to obtain the certificate within 90 days of hire)



  • Extensive messaging and Unified Communications design and administration.
  • Voice, video, chat, teleconferencing, VTC. 
  • Microsoft technologies, particularly Skype for Business.
  • Hands-on experience installing, troubleshooting and operating Unified Communications technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of High-Availability computing and networking (load balancing, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS).



  • Cisco technologies for Unified Communications and VTC. 
  • PowerShell Scripting

  • Citrix XenDesktop 7

  • McAfee Next Generation Firewall

  • Knowledge of Dell Networking Appliances

  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment.

  • Possess one of the following certifications: MCITP; MCSA; MCSE - Communications; MCSA; MCTS


Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Sterling, VA supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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