26 days old

Senior VOIP Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30328
  • Job Code
    577347

  • Voice Project Lead Engineer will provide leadership to both technical and non-technical teams throughout the development process for all projects within Voice Engineering portfolio. The ideal candidate would have carrier telephony, both TDM and VOIP based, experience and knowledge of how legacy and VOIPVOIP telephony and services evolve into a next generation environment such as IMS.
  • Duration: Ongoing (Project extension approved after 6 months. Extension is contingent based on performance)


    Job Duties:



    • The primary responsibility for this job will be to lead projects through a development process for MSO (cable) voice network related projects. These projects include both core/access infrastructure and CPE elements of a voice network.



    • Serves as primary subject matter expert in telephony infrastructure networks
    • Clearly communicate technical scope and issues to non-technical partners



    • Coordinates and manages complex voice projects from inception to completion
    • Create Project Concept Documents that include technical architecture, financial analysis, and anticipated impacts to various development team both within and external to voice engineering team
    • Development of requirements with various internal and external customers on new project initiation
    • Communicate effectively with a varied group of technical (Engineering, OSS/BSS, Service Assurance, QA, Security), non-technical teams (Product Managers, Project Managers, Finance, Deployment Managers, Supply Chain), and vendor contacts
    • Provide ROM Estimates for new projects, refine budget CapEx/OpEx expenses, and explain budget variances of their project
    • Understanding of OSS/BSS systems impact to engineering infrastructure projects
    • Develop high-level project schedule, modify updates, and communicate timeline expectations to stakeholders and project team
    • Provide Project Managers and Engineering Management Office teams with monthly project schedule, status, and budget forecasts
    • Proactively identify project risks and recommend mitigation plans
    • Provide project status updates in form of PowerPoint presentations and orally communicate project status to technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • Perform operational efficiency reviews and develop plans for improvements as necessary
    • Create 3rd Party SOW's, drive procurement initiatives in coordination with Supply Chain Management team, and manage vendor's required deliverables
    • Actively participate and create Long Range Plan budges for in-flight and upcoming projects

  • Requirements:

    Required Qualifications



    • Leadership presence to both technical and non-technical teams without any direct authority and drive successful results from these teams
    • Excellent communication, skills including both written and verbal. The ability to explain technical dialog to non-technical teams and conversely explain business needs to technical teams is essential.
    • Excellent project management skills including scope, schedule, budget, and risk management



    • Key participant able to participate in business requirement review and scoring sessions



    • Excellent business acumen to determine and recommend next course of action
    • Good knowledge of MSO (cable) network topology
    • Thorough knowledge of telephony services such as SIP Trunking, IP Centrex, MDU's
    • Thorough understanding of VOIP SIP-based including SIP, SDP Signaling, RTP
    • Capable of assessing projects for planning purposes, identify tasks, interdependencies, level of effort, project costs, and maintaining accurate forecasts
    • Must be able to manage business requirements, analyze requirements to create use cases and functional requirements
    • Provide detailed engineering support and consultation to field systems, design engineers, and implementation teams
    • Conduct engineering economic, alternative and feasibility evaluations



    • Proficient in using standard computer hardware and software systems, such as MS-Windows and MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint) is required.


    Desired Qualifications



    • Experience with Voice Core Equipment such as BroadSoft, Nortel CS2k/DMS, Cisco BTS.



    • Experience with Voice Edge Equipment such as Cisco Routers/Switches/IADs, Adtran IADs/eSBC (Netvanta), Audio Codes M-Series Gateways, Arris/Motorola Cable Modems & Knowledge of legacy voice signaling including SS7, TDM, ISDN-PRI



    • System design knowledge of integrated carrier-grade VOIP Networks comprising of Gateways, SIP Application Servers, and Session Border Controllers, Voice Mail, PBX
    • Proficient understanding of IP networks, Routers, Firewalls, Switches, IP Addressing, DNS, Linux/Unix, UDP/TCP



    • eMTAs, EdgeMarc eSBC, Calix ONT/OLT/B6.
    • Experience with Virtualized Environments such as Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud (MetaCloud)
    • Exposure to Test & Q.A. subsystems and methods (HP ALM, Empirix, Wireshark, PCAP captures, SIP Ladder Diagrams)
    • Working knowledge or exposure to IMS and PacketCable
    • PMP Certification preferred


    Work Experience:


    Technical project management with at least five years of experience


    MSEE or equivalent preferred with at least seven years equivalent experience in relevant field. Relevant fields include: Telecommunications, Computer Engineering


    BSEE with at least ten years of experience of experience will also be considered.

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