Skype Engineer - SFB

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Skype Engineer

+ 6 month initial contract

+ £450 to £500 per day

+ Outside IR35

+ 2023 start dates

+ Hybrid working - 1-2 days onsite in Wiltshire

Key Skills:

+ Cisco Unified Comms

+ Skype for Business - SFB

+ AD & Windows Server

The LAD-T Skype Engineer will be experienced in the delivery of Skype for the LAD-T solution and will be responsible for:

+ Installation, configuration, maintenance, administration, and support of Skype services in the LAD-T solution

+ Production and review of all levels of design artefacts.

+ Supporting wider NSoIT(D) system testing activities.

+ Working with Service Management to resolve issues.

Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

In order to deliver this service, it is essential that individuals have at significant experience of the following:

  • Installation, configuration, maintenance, administration, and support of Microsoft Skype for business in a defence environment

  • Knowledge of telecommunications infrastructure focussing on IP Technology technologies from major vendors on Cisco Unified Communications and Microsoft Skype for Business (certification ideal)

  • Excellent knowledge of Unified Communications environments with a focus on mobility and ability to integrated with existing environment

  • Knowledge of dependent IP telephony devices eg SBAs and SBCs

  • Active Directory and Windows Server knowledge

  • DNS, DHCP, load balancer, Firewall and TCPIP port knowledge

  • NATO voice systems

  • Working in an Agile delivery model and working in a fast moving, developing environment with operational priorities.

  • Experience with Skype implementations that conforms to both JSP and NATO STANAG standards.

  • Experience working with NATO to deliver NATO NS voice and video (if required) services

  • Have excellent communication skills with diverse and adverse audiences

  • Have excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Hold a current SC clearance and be prepared to undergo DV clearance.

  • Competent in MS Office Suite.

Desirable skills, qualifications, and experience:

+ Working within the public sector, preferably Defence, and ideally with Defence Digital (formerly ISS).

+ Poly Clarity Real Presence


+ Cisco Call Manager


Start date
6 months +
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