Senior Avaya Telecommunications Engineer

Washington, DC
Nov 22, 2020
Nov 26, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Avaya Telecommunications Engineer in Washington, DC.Responsibilities:* Provide support to internal teams and clients on voice network and applications* Work with clients and internal teams to design and implement call routing solutions* Manage and maintain voice network and systems* Recommend solutions, improvements, strategy, and architecture for voice network and systems* Ensure incident tickets are attended to in a timely manner* Responsible for day to day adds, moves, changes, and user troubleshooting.* Resolving issues with the Avaya systems on site* Implements and troubleshoots enterprise Voice-related solutions/incidents/system outages* Supports voice engineering initiatives for all project-related and ongoing operations support for voice communications services* Responds to escalated incidents and service requests from Delivery/Operations Teams,* Coordinates planned maintenance activities, coordinates/facilitates planned/unplanned service outages, and ongoing project-related support activities* Promptly responds to all critical/high and/ or incidents or service requests and resolves within service level targets and/or scheduled time frames.* Maintain enterprise awareness of system maintenance and outages, as well as world events that could impact IT operations.* Recommends and integrate new Telecommunication Voice, Video and Unified Communications technologies* Monitors, review, recommend, test, and implement new software revision/feature sets/patch evaluation and trade studies, periodic system refresh* Meeting with customer to discuss special tasks (ie large moves) and providing solutions when needed* Can be available 24/7 or able to respond within a 4 hour period if needed* Avaya certifications preferred: ACA or ACIS or ACSS or ACS or ACE or ASAC* 5 years of experience with call center technology, voice systems and voice networks with emphasis in VoIP systems with both h323 and SIP* 5 years' experience with Avaya Communication Manager. Versions 5.2.1 and above is preferable* Experience in a complex IT environment with a multi-platform technical environment helpful* Avaya Communication Manager (Avaya Aura Platforms) and Adjunct Administration, Maintenance, and Installation* Experience with VoIP, inbound and outbound voice networks, experience with network protocols and circuit provisioning and standards, understanding of LAN protocols* Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects and work across all levels in the organization* Demonstrated ability to collaborate with project teams and managers as a service provider* Proven ability to plan, investigate, design, and implement voice networks* Ability to effectively interact with customers to discuss needs and provide solutions* Avaya Communications (ARS) and (AAR) enterprise experience* Experience with other Avaya appliances, ie Avaya Aura Messaging, Avaya CMS, and Avaya OneX Agent* A working knowledge of basic telephony, ie wiring, cross connects, demarcation points etc.* Strong team player and team mentorKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours