Company: Allstream Business Inc.
Posted on: September 23, 2022
The VoIP Network Architect is responsible for the infrastructure
determination and interconnection strategy of Allstream's network.
This includes all VoIP Switching, Signaling, Network Security,
Application and Feature servers. The candidate will participate in
the review of vendor proposals based on business needs and cost
effectiveness. Will ensure lifecycle support, develop, and
test/validate code performance. Develop detailed low level
technical designs for use by other internal departments. Must also
be an effective cross-collaborative partner and be able to help
drive initiatives throughout the organization. In this role the
prospective candidate will provide technical direction to Product
Development teams related to service architecture.
* IP and Ethernet routing and switching in a soft switch
* Knowledgeable in the design, implementation and support of
Session Border Controllers, IAD and CPE based equipment, Media
gateways, Feature and Application servers.
* Comprehensive understanding of WAN/LAN technologies, protocols
and transport services (OC12/3, DS3/1, xDSL, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit
* Proficient in telephony routing and translations.
* SS7 signaling, SIP and Stir/Shaken protocols.
* Must be extremely proficient in network diagnosis and
troubleshooting utilizing a suite of network analysis tools (i.e.
Wire Shark, Packet Sniffers etc.).
* Strong organization and analytical skills, project and vendor
management skills, excellent communication (written and verbal) and
interpersonal skills are required.
* Skilled in Share Point MS Excel, MS Project (MS Office
application suite) and Visio.
* Must have experience supporting mission critical networks and
* Must have strong self-initiative and the ability to identify and
resolve needs outside the primary job requirements.
* Must be willing and able to travel upon occasion.
* Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux based hardware, operating systems
* Maintain technical competence by attending data seminars,
training classes and reading publications and journals as
BS in Computer Science, vocational degree, or other related degree
or six years network/IT/telecom experience in lieu of degree. A
minimum of eight years, "hands on", telecommunications service
provider/carrier or large enterprise converged voice/data networks.
TDM and VOIP switch concepts, technologies, protocols, and
standards: (SIP, STIR/SHAKEN, RTP/RTCP, TLS/SRTP. T.38). Must have
a competent working knowledge of monitoring and test equipment and
the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, and EXPERIENCE which would enhance
the incumbent's success in the job:
* SBC (Perimeta, Sansay)
* Media Gateways
* SIP end points
* MS Teams Direct Routing
* Adtran CPE
* HPBX and IP PBX platform understanding
* Gigabit Ethernet, LAN, VPN, Sniffer, BGP, UNIX, TCP/IP, SNMP
* Network Virtualization
* PC skills
SCOPE OF POSITION:
Position requires leadership abilities, and works both
independently and within a team environment. The ability to
successfully create, deliver and maintain network delivery systems
could positively impact the Company's revenues and enhance its
relationship with its internal and external customers and vendors.
This is a lead and complex position requiring unwavering knowledge
of the Company's equipment, applications of specialized hardware,
software and customer support skills. This position will have
internal contact with all levels of employees.
(The following are physical requirements of the position as
required by the Americans with Disabilities Act)
Requires continuous sitting, hearing and talking, occasional
standing and walking, and infrequent bending at the waist, twisting
of the upper body, kneeling and walking on uneven surfaces.
Requires infrequent lifting and carrying of from 10-25 pounds.
Requires frequent keyboarding work. Close detail work requiring
This position description is not intended to be and should not be
construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or
working conditions associated with this position. While this
description is intended to accurate
Keywords: Allstream Business Inc., Vancouver , VoIP Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Vancouver, Washington
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