Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/22/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Global Telecommunications Specialist
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Job Description

Seeking a Telecom Specialist for a Global Organization. This role will provide oversight and support of Company's Global Telecommunication Carrier s networks and inventories. Driving cost savings domestically and internationally through consolidation of older services and new opportunities. The position will work closely with our procurement and engineering areas to research opportunities and evaluate services to improve financial and operational effectiveness. The role will also entail working closely with our vendors and compliance organization in a Vendor Business Liaison (VBL) role ensuring carrier partners are meeting their obligations and achieving their performance obligations

The ideal candidate will be a "technologist", with prior experience and deep understanding of Networking( Routing and Switching), TCP/IP, VoIP, etc.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Solid Technical background and experience in WAN/LAN, Networking, VoIP
  • Interface with internal groups to include Sourcing/Procurement, Telecom Finance, Network Engineering groups and external consultants to assist in Telecom RFP contract negotiations and renewals.
  • Ability to act as a primary contact to external service providers and IT suppliers
  • Serves as a liaison between the internal/external business community and the IT organizations to include Network Engineering/Planning and Sourcing/Procurement in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Assist in review of Telecom legal contracts and amendments for both terms and conditions and pricing/discounts.
  • Complete quarterly telecom vendor scorecards for Vendor Risk Management and oversee process for compliance and performs audit functions.
  • Gain understanding of network to provide direction and recommend upgrades or replacements with new technology based on costs and carrier decommissioning announced products.
  • Understanding of telecom access methods to include Local Exchange ( LEC), Competitive Local Exchange (CLEC), and fiber ring products used to provide diversity.
  • Ability to read carrier Customer Service Records ( CSRs ) and invoicing as needed.
  • Review and analyze telecom inventory, circuits no longer needed using carrier portals, monitoring tools, and confirmation from Network team and execute for decommissioning.
  • Execute on a day to day basis to fulfill organizational responsibilities, working with internal and external customers to ensure efficient execution of vendor management processes.
  • Possesses an expert understanding of telecommunications technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business groups supported to enhance the enterprise s competitive edge.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location