Transport Voice Interconnect Engineer with deep understanding of VoIP and Switched PSTN Voice Call Flows, and a full range of features and functions including long distance/toll calling, international, E911, toll-free, CALEA, etc. This person will identify and recommend network architecture, requirements and specifications for mobile voice traffic. This person will have a thorough working knowledge of voice and signaling protocols including SIP and SS7, industry standards and associated requirements.

This role is a key, strategic part of our business and presents an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest networking solutions.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Work with compnanyTransport Team to develop requirements and specifications to deliver reliable voice services to customers over the new 5G network.
  • Evaluate future traffic loads and determine interconnection changes including establishing voice peering arrangements.
  • Ability to evaluate and manage all aspects of potential service provider relationships.
  • Establish success metrics to evaluate and manage 3rd party service providers including SLA and KPIs.
  • Implement Best Practices for VoIP and data traffic engineering, LCR and dimensioning circuits.
  • Assess system architectures including reliability and redundancy requirements.
  • Support transport/ traffic engineering portions of network projects such as VoIP traffic, data sessions, E911, and IP based technologies.
  • Evaluate CALEA interface, call flow model and the service providers' implementation of this function.
  • Actively contribute to improvements and participate in innovation, lessons learned, and knowledge sharing activities.
  • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • 8 + years Telecommunications Network experience.
  • Must have a strong understanding of data and VoIP network architecture, infrastructure components, Ethernet, fiber optic transport and data traffic engineering. 
  • Detailed understanding of Signalling requirements to include SS7, DSC, SIP, Client and others.
  • Experience designing and implementing connections for the PSAP facilities and E911 calling.
  • Have implemented and have a detailed knowledge of various OAM&P platforms (EMS/NMS).
  • Familiarity with Optical Networks, OTN, DWDM, ROADM, SDH, SONET, optical transmission technologies, Ethernet, Wave, Switching, Routing, Data Networks, DCN, and Synchronization of optical networks.
  • Analyzing new network requirements, deployments, augmentations, bandwidth upgrades and software upgrades.
  • Ability to write detailed technical specifications, define KPIs and manage in a complex environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple commitments simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills. 
  • Proven ability to work independently and escalate issues appropriately. 
  • Ability to delivery in fast-paced high volume environment supporting aggressive targets. 
Technical Bachelor's Degree desired; advanced degree preferred.