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Systems Engineer – Intermediate, Reston, VA, US ID #19257

***This is a part-time position***


Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.



We are seeking an Intermediate Level System Engineer to support a client’s Video Conferencing and Phone Support operations.



Includes the following:

  • Develop system database requirements for telecommunications inventory. This will include review of existing technology and telecommunications hardware and software and recommendations to the management regarding communications requirements and allocated budgets.
  • Provide technical knowledge to the telecommunications team on issues, technology, and implementation strategies. This includes detailed design and specification of a voice network to carry out client goals and objective, development and implementation of site surveys to collect the information needed for the transition as well as for continued management of the service, and assistance with development of long-range management plans for supporting technical needs.
  • Interface with the maintenance provider to monitor and implement changes, updates and upgrades to the Avaya Communication Manager PBX.
  • Manage the "change management" functions and requirements for the PBX.
  • Provide support to perform the routine tasks required to support system administration requirements to meet the telecommunications and voice support requirements.
  • Provide support to perform the routine tasks required to support system administration requirements to meet the video-teleconferencing requirements.
  • Provide technical support for the ordering, management, and service-wide coordination of videoconferencing within organization.
  • Act as a liaison with video facilities service-wide. 
  • Provide nationwide support for an enterprise VTC Infrastructure which; is comprised of mostly Polycom equipment.






  • BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred.
  • 3+ years of direct work experience.



Work will be performed in a climate office environment.


About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.



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