Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Brown University

Job Description:

Senior Telecommunications Engineer
Office of Information Technology

The Senior Telecommunications Engineer will be responsible for system management, engineering, design, administration and maintenance of the University’s digital voice, VoIP-UC network communications systems, ensuring consistent, reliable, and uninterrupted service. This is facilitated through multi-million dollar systems that support the needs of university staff and emergency services.

Participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation to respond to system alarms, perform initial troubleshooting and coordinate timely resolution with appropriate vendor support teams.

Education and Experience (Grade 10)

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with VoIP telephone systems, voice mail systems, access/carrier systems and related power plants, including in-depth working knowledge of VoIP-UC communications networks preferred.
  • Some experience with vendor management for reviewing quotes, proposals and contracts for accuracy.
  • Some experience developing project proposals and managing small projects to completion
  • Some experience working within a change management system to communicate and coordinate changes with others that may impact successful outcomes when performing upgrades or other changes.
  • Experience in Cisco VoIP-UC networking technology preferred
  • Familiarity with Cisco IOS, CUBE, Webex calling, Expressway C/E, jabber
  • Familiarity with linux/shell and virtual machine environments.
  • VoIP-UC certifications preferred.
  • Experienced in working with SIP VoIP systems
  • Experience with troubleshooting VoIP/SIP issues independently and with vendor support
  • Interpersonal relation and team/group participation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Some skills working with application data through spreadsheets, databases and import/export tools for populating application data or generating ad hoc reports.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Education and Experience (Grade 11)

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with VoIP telephone systems, voice mail systems, access/carrier systems, with expert knowledge of VoIP-UC communications networks.
  • Demonstrated experience with vendor management to maintain relationships, communicate issues and requirements and review quotes, proposals and contracts for accuracy.
  • Demonstrated experience developing project proposals and independently managing small to medium projects to completion
  • Experience working within a change management system to communicate and coordinate changes with others that may impact successful outcomes when performing upgrades or other changes.
  • Providing the Telecommunication team with direction for new technology.
  • Expert knowledge  in Cisco VoIP-UC networking technology preferred
  • Expert knowledge with Cisco IOS, CUBE, Webex calling, Expressway C/E, jabber
  • Demonstrated knowledge with linux/shell and virtual machine environments.
  • VoIP-UC certifications preferred.
  • Experienced in working with SIP VoIP systems
  • Demonstrated tier 2 experience with troubleshooting VoIP/SIP complex  issues independently and with vendor support
  • Interpersonal relation and team/group participation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated  skills working with application data through spreadsheets, databases and import/export tools for populating application data or generating ad hoc reports.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.

Recruiting Start Date:
2024-02-07

Job Posting Title:
Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Department:
Office of Information Technology

Grade:
Grade 11

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Work Location:
Onsite

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

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