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Voice Telecom Analyst - Intermediate

  • Job ID: 191836717
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: VoiceCommunications IT
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.77 to $35.99 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring an Intermediate Voice Telecom Analyst to support UPMC Jameson and surrounding UPMC facilities in the region. This is a standard Monday-Friday, daylight position.  

Voice Telecom Analyst - Intermediate is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and support of the Telecommunications systems, including adds, moves and changes on PBX, Voice Mail, wiring support, and maintenance of all voice-related databases at UPMC and affiliated business units. This position reviews, organizes, communicates and records all requests for voice services and is responsible for providing basic direction to other staff members. The position coordinates with other Telecom Analysts in the delivery to telecommunications services.
 
The candidate must possess a working knowledge of the PBX system, voice mail and wiring support design and function while providing technical assistance to departmental personnel, clients, vendors, and other parties as assigned. The position works closely with all UPMC departments and business units, IT departments and/or groups, as required, to meet business objectives, resolve problems, complete assigned projects, provide technical assistance in accordance with assigned responsibilities. This position also interacts with vendors, suppliers, internal UPMC management, and external management of affiliated business units.
 
If you are someone who has experience and is interested in working with the most up-to-date telecommunication platforms and technologies such as Cisco and Avaya we highly encourage you to apply today!
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform technical adds, moves, and changes on network PBX systems. Perform necessary quality tests to ensure the integrity of adds, moves, and changes.
  • Provide service to ISD client community, patients, families, and visitors, while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of all data and information through physical and electronic measures.
  • Additionally, this position may be required to maintain a standby status as part of a rotation within the team. This requires 24 hours per day, 7 days per week availability during the standby period. The frequency varies based upon the number of colleagues in the rotation.
  • Networking Planning and Engineering - Develops specifications and designs for basic networks or for components of complex networks with limited supervision. Performs network sizing with limited supervision. Troubleshoots performance problems on complex networks. Understands and explains network security architecture.
  • Attend ISD and related meetings, as required.
  • Troubleshoot Level 2 Telecom and circuit issues. Maintain communication with management on all issues, including critical and widespread outages.
  • Network/Telecomm Programming/Sys Analysis - Develops communications solutions, interfacing with users to determine needs. Participates in the design, development, and testing of moderate to complex communications software interface programs. Working knowledge and capabilities in real-time operating system programming. Working knowledge of software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Network & Communication System Administration and Control - Provides support to end-users of telephony systems for field and home office locations (including coordinating telephony software changes). Participates in implementation/deployment planning related to network connectivity.
  • Responsible for small projects, as assigned. Coordinate and direct activities related to project goals and completion. Provide project reports, as required and document project status and related information.
  • Provide support as required by ISD's Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Comply with UPMC, ISD, and ISD Technical Services Department Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintain a current and thorough knowledge of PBX systems, voice mail, wiring, and other related telecommunication systems.
  • Voice / Telephony Technology - Demonstrates working knowledge of hardware, software, and networking components of voice /telephony technology and networks. Applies understanding of complex telephony technology to develop sophisticated configurations and documents procedures for operation and monitoring. Demonstrates ability to analyze, redesign and document (work flows) architectures for complex telephony applications. Identifies determines cause of, and corrects performance degradation. Identifies potential voice network security risks and recommends plan to address or eliminate risks.
  • Provide maintenance and support of adds, moves and changes on PBX, Voice Mail, wiring, and all other voice-related databases. Monitor and troubleshoot problems, to ensure proper service delivery.
  • Protect the integrity and confidentiality of all UPMC patient and staff data and information in accordance with the UPMC data and information security policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Typically has 2+ years of voice communications infrastructure design and support experience.
  • Mastery of the essential knowledge base for an IT professional.
  • Ability to perform advanced IT procedures and protocols.
  • Willingness to complete on-going training on-the-job, through courses, self-study, certifications and/or advanced degrees to maintain and enhance technical and business capabilities.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental tools and concepts of one of the information technology professional disciplines (i.e. Applications, Business Analysis, Customer Service, Data, Networking, Operations, Security, Systems Engineering, etc.) and apply that understanding to make independent practical contributions to IT work within a particular UPMC department or function.
  • Preferred Educational/Knowledge: Completion of an academic degree including courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with Cisco and/or Avaya
  • Ability to use standard voice tools such as Tone Tracer, Line Tester, punch tool, crimper.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Telecommunication Certifications and Licensures are preferred

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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