Voice/Data Communications Engineer

Silver Spring, MD

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced Voice/Data Communications Engineer to join our team in support of a Federal customer in Silver Spring, MD.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide On-call and on-site support for approximately all of the VTC rooms
  • Technical support for approximately six hundred (600) bridged sites worldwide
  • Plan, setup, establish and monitor high-level VTC sessions.
  • Monitor, manage and maintain the standard Multipoint Connection Unit (Currently Cisco)
  • Provide comprehensive desktop and help desk support for the VTC program
  • Provide site survey, procurement recommendations, installation and upgrade services for VTC rooms, as required
  • Provide engineering design and integration services for technology upgrades
  • Troubleshoot and restore to service VTC systems and peripheral equipment
  • Maintain a VTC scheduling and directory services system
  • Provide documentation including engineering drawings, user manuals, training materials and control system programming.
  • Provide training on new equipment as required.
  • Provide AV support for on-site and off-site meetings and conferences

Skills & Requirements

Experience with the following preferred; 

  • H.320
  • H.323
  • Polycom MCU
  • Polycom
  • Tandberg
  • Cisco Telepresence


  • BS degree 


  • Silver Spring, MD 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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