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CONES Systems Engineer III (VPS)

CONES Systems Engineer III (VPS)

Job ID 
# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-CO-Colorado Springs
Clearance Requirement 
Education Requirement 
High School Diploma/GED
Required: Security+; Preferred: CCNA, CCENT
Experience Level 
8570 Compliant 

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SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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The candidate for this positon will work on a team of staff that are responsible for providing operations support and maintenance of voice and telephone switch systems.  The individual will collaborate with technical teams that are responsible for the data and voice infrastructure.  Specifically, the individual will be responsible for helping to operate and maintain voice protection systems to safeguard the performance operations of the telecommunications platforms.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage and maintain SecureLogix ETM.
  • The ability to configure cards, spans, dialing plans, load import sets, run reports, work with the telephone shops to wire up equipment, troubleshoot Ethernet connectivity.
  • Having an understanding and knowledge of Nortel/Avaya switches
  • Understanding of Telephone circuits.
  • Understanding of Network protocols and interfaces.
  • Experience with legacy PBX technologies and migration strategies to unified communications



High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field is preferred.



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Required Certifications:

Security+ or equivalent

Preferred Training and Certifications

ETM System Computer Based Training. This is Secure Logix and provided onsite.
Basic ETM System Operation & Admin Course

Desired Certifications or Equivalent:



SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.