C4 - Nortel Telephony Engineer - Mid

Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
High School Diploma/GED
Nortel Voice Certification
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


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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  • Installs, removes, maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs voice and/or non-voice Nortel Meridian SL100 communications systems including electronic and electromechanical telephone key systems/PBXs; terminal and communications equipment, including line drivers. 
  • Basic Nortel switch configuration experience
  • Runs cables, key cables, or house wire to all telephone sets, terminal connectors, lugs, pins, or screws, associated with key telephone equipment and/or terminating equipment for non-voice circuits. Terminates cable on frames, jacks and patch panels. 
  • Assists Cable Splicers and Telecommunication Mechanic II personnel. 
  • Performs warehousing of GFE and contractor furnished equipment. 
  • Maintains records involving warranty and repairable switch cards, line cards, and telephone instruments.
  • Attends training sessions as required (DoD, Information Assurance, Security, Corporate).


  • Three to eight years of progressively responsible voice engineering hands-on experience with Nortel, Avaya, or other digital or analog platforms. Individual must have experience with the MS Office toolsets.
  • Applicant must possess refined critical thinking skills, should be a self-starter, may direct the activities of other team members, diplomatic, multi-task capable, adaptive to a dynamic environment, dependable and reliable. 
  • Prior experience in a government consulting services environment is required



Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field is preferred.  High school diploma is acceptable.



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.  


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