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VoIP Engineer

Company: Allstream Business Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Qualifications/Desired Skills:

* IP and Ethernet routing and switching in a soft switch environment.
* 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 Ethernet, VLAN's).
* 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 services.
* 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 and applications.
* Maintain technical competence by attending data seminars, training classes and reading publications and journals as appropriate.

Essential Requirements:

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:

* Metaswitch
* 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


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 visual acuity.

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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