Hiring UC/SIP Senior Consultants 15+ yrs of experience – anywhere USA

SIP Wars

We have multiple full time opportunites for UC/SIP SME’s.  These positions will be within the most elite technical professional services team in the United States.  You will be challenged and have the opportunity lead, architect and deliver the most advanced solutions in the United States.   Make the move for your future!

 

 

15+ years of experience in planning, designing and deploying complex telecommunications and data infrastructures. Background includes business thought leadership and needs analysis, solutions design, infrastructure and application implementation, management and operational process development, troubleshooting and documentation.  Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to maintain positive attitudes through effective team building, enjoys mentoring others, and consistently produces at a high level of productivity. Very good oral and written communication skills

  • LAN/WAN expertise – Intermediate
  • Routing & Switching knowledge – Intermediate
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM) Operation and Configuration  – Expert
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM) trouble-shooting and diagnosis – Expert
  • Cisco IOS Voice Gateway – Expert
  • Sonus/Acme Packet/AudioCodes/Cisco CUBE Session Border Controller Design/Implementation – Expert
  • Diagnosing diverse call flows (SIP, SCCP, Q.931, T.38, Modem pass thru/relay protocols, Wireshark captures, Realtime Transport Protocols (RTP)) – Expert
  • Quality of Service (QOS) knowledge – Expert
  • Alternative solutioning if design is compromised by unknowns – managing architect for large complex organizations SIP transformation – Expert
  • Legacy PBX interaction – Expert

 

Senior Technical Project Manager – California

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Great opportunity for a Senior Level Project Manager!  

 

 

1) Geographic Location

a) Anywhere within the State of California. Preferably within close proximity to one of the major

metropolitan areas: San Diego, Orange County, greater Los Angeles area, San Jose, San Francisco Bay

Area, Sacramento.

2) Requirements

 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

 PMP Certification.

 Ability to travel throughout the USA, up to 100% of the time. Travel is typically around 25% of time and

is typically within the state of CA, but can be up to 100% and be throughout the country.

 Skilled in use of MS Project, Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint

 Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to give polished presentations to groups of

20 or more people.

 Ability to facilitate and lead group meetings.

 Ability to lead teams and drives project results.

 Program Management Experience. Experience leading teams of Project Managers.

 Project Management Experience – Experience managing LAN infrastructure migrations.  Including:

equipment procurement management, schedule development, scheduling of field engineering

resources, engagement of third party vendors, oversight of engineering design process (performed by

Network Engineer), oversight of field engineering activities, responsible for client communications,

responsible for coordination with client personnel, responsible for the development of project

documentation.

 Experience in customer service.  Ability to work effectively with clients in a complex political

environment.

 Ability to handle a heavy workload under tight timeframes.

 Outstanding attention to detail.

 Ability to adhere to strict program standards. Adhere to complex program processes.

 Ability to develop project management tools, templates and processes.

 Can telecommute when not required on the client site. Might be required to be on client site up to

100% of the time.

 Must be resident in California, preferably in or near one of the major metropolitan areas (Los Angeles,

San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego or Sacramento).

3) Description of Work – Project Management

The activities to be managed by the AT&T Consulting Project Manager include, discovery, physical and

logical design, project planning, project coordination, logistical planning, procurement, schedule

development, equipment/software implementation and closeout. The project manager will utilize a

structured approach to project management, which includes the following phases of a project: Initiation,

Planning, Execution, Controlling and Closure.

A. Initiation

During the Initiation Process, the AT&T project manager works with the AT&T team and the customer to

understand the needs of the customer and ensure they are met during the project implementation. During

the Initiation Process, the project manager’s activities include the following, as applicable:

1. Study all relevant documents, including but not limited to: Statements of Work, Bill(s) of Materials,

client Standards and client Architecture guidelines.

2. Review entries made into AT&T’s internal ordering, billing and tracking systems for

completeness.

3. Begin dialogue with customer representatives, other AT&T work groups, AT&T subcontractors

and 3rd party vendors to identify available resources and project team personnel.

4. Research the expected availability of proposed equipment and required resources.

5. Develop and review High-Level Project Milestone Schedule with customer representatives.

B. Planning

The AT&T project manager works with the customer representatives and the AT&T project team

resources to develop a detailed project plan as a road map to reach a successful outcome of the project.

During the Planning Process, the project manager’s activities include the following, as applicable:

1. Organize and lead project kick-off meeting(s) with appropriate AT&T and customer

representatives.

2. Review all project documentation to develop a concise list of all project tasks.

3. Develop a detailed project communications plan, including, but not limited to: the contact list,

project organization chart, status reporting channels, escalation process, responsibility matrix,

documentation list, project website, expected project reports and meeting agenda and dates.

4. Develop the Work Breakdown Structure (“WBS”).

5. Organize the WBS within the proposed major milestones to set dates and dependencies.

C. Execution

The AT&T project manager coordinates and directs the various AT&T technical and organizational

resources that are assigned to the project. Leadership, communication and negotiation skills are essential

to effective project execution. During the execution process, the project manager’s activities include the

following, as applicable:

1. Drive the project using the project timeline prepared during the planning process.

2. Create a dynamic action list to track issues as they develop, who should resolve, and the results.

3. Organize, lead and report to customer the developments of project team meetings such as status

report meetings, project planning meetings and design review meetings.

4. Receive and review all specifications and drawings deemed to be accurate and complete by

AT&T engineering and distribute to AT&T field personnel as needed.

5. Interface with the AT&T staging center for delivery of made-ready network electronics, installation

forces, contractors and others to allow timely arrivals to the Site per the project plan.

D. Control

The AT&T project manager ensures that project objectives are met by AT&T resources by monitoring and

controlling project activities, which may include corrective actions. Variances to the project plan are

continually evaluated and adjustments are made if necessary. These adjustments may occur throughout

the life cycle of the project and are often in response to customer needs. During the Controlling Process,

the project manager’s activities include the following, as applicable:

1. Ensure verification of the project scope through several ongoing activities that include reviewing

project documents and participating in discussion during project meetings, developing and

maintaining the project schedule and establishing test and acceptance criteria.

2. Control changes to the project scope by verifying that activities are compliant with specifications,

monitoring the project and updating the project plan. Changes to the SOWs, project schedule or

other accepted documents will be made under the terms of the COR process and must be

coordinated through the AT&T project manager.

3. Control project schedule by monitoring and reporting task progress versus schedule, managing

critical path activities, triggering Equipment deliveries and AT&T field personnel, and maintaining

the project schedule.

4. Confirm adherence to quality standards and monitor Customer satisfaction by ensuring

specifications and designs are reviewed, approved and forwarded to field personnel, reviewing

processes to ensure effectiveness, striving to foresee and mitigate project risks, and acting as

single point of contact for responsibility for overall project success.

5. Gather, prepare, document and disseminate project information and performance reports via

status reports. Track and document progress made versus project schedule, accomplishments

to-date, and upcoming project tasks.

E. Closure

The AT&T project manager will pursue an orderly conclusion to the project’s installation and the formal

acceptance by the customer in order to transition to post-installation support such as monitoring and

maintenance. During the closure process, the project manager’s activities include the following, as

applicable:

1. Consolidate test and acceptance records for the customer. Solicit, consolidate, and work with

appropriate parties to clear punch items.

2. Ensure long-term maintenance and support organizations have appropriate documentation and

contact information is provided to the customer and Chancellor’s Office.

3. Solicit and consolidate key project documents and “as-built” drawings into project binder(s) or

project CD(s).

4. Compares the list of project tasks with work performed to ensure the project is complete per the

requirements.

5. Review all status reports and action items to ensure all items have been resolved. Obtain

Customer acceptance of the work performed.

 

LYNC/SKYPE UC Sr Consultant – New Jersey/NYC location preferred

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The MS Lync Senior Unified Communications Consultant is responsible for developing design and engineering specification in support of client environments. This role requires a broad range of technical skills to gather client requirements, design, architect, and deploy solutions that meet diverse business requirements. The Consultant will work to insure that the designs satisfy architectural, budgetary, and functional requirements, and work collaboratively with the client to define a functional design, research technology options, systems design, develop proof of concept, execute test plans, and present recommendations to management.

 

Subject matter expertise to provide support for Design, Analysis, and Implementation activities.

 

  • Strategic Discovery, Technology Roadmaps, and Gap Analysis
  • Technology Requirements & Current State Review
  • Develop Overall Architecture, Detailed, and Functional Design
  • Perform Testing, Deployment, and Turnover of Solution to client
  • Provide recommendation for Technology Solution Alternatives
 

As the Lync Consultant, you will be responsible for:

·         Working directly with C-Level executives to fully understand their business requirements and design scalable Lync solutions.

·         Working with the following systems: Lync, Avaya, CISCO, Unified Communications, UC, Microsoft, Unified Messaging, Collaboration, Exchange, Active Directory, Enterprise Voice, VoIP, Strong SIP, Telephony, Telecoms,

 

·         What we’re looking for:

  • Strong knowledge in deploying Lync 2010 and 2013 Enterprise Voice solutions
  • Strong knowledge in architecting and integrating Lync with supporting technologies.
  • Strong knowledge and Hands-on SIP Architecture, and Deployment experience
  • Preferred location is New Jersey but other locations will be considered
  • Education: Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience: Typically requires five to eight years of direct work experience.

NYC – UC SIP Senior Consultant

CCIE Voice Cisco CertifiedFull Time Opportunity within AT&T most advanced network Consulting division.  Great base, strong bonus with a 9 year at or above track record. Fantastic benefits now and for the future.  Outstanding training programs to achieve and maintain certifications.  Must be able to lead and deliver advanced solutions to the worlds largest enterprise clients. 

 

Role Overview:

  • Engage in key
  • engagements and lead teams in the delivery of AT&T Consulting’s UC service portfolio
  • Ability to manage and exceed client expectations for delivery including facilitated meetings, whiteboard sessions, presentations, deliverables and weekly communications with client and engagement managers on status and health of the projects.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic customer interaction, including workshops and Strategy and Roadmap deliverables is key.
  • Deliver and lead strategy, readiness and other assessments, architecture and complex multi-vendor integration services.
  • Support Unified Communications Practice initiatives as a collaborative team.
  • Foster the development of standardized templates and Knowledge Management artifacts to improve field self-sufficiency.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Hands-on experience in UC for large, complex, and multi-vendor environments
  • 15+ years industry experience
  • Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Industry certifications applicable to UC
  • Must have a strong UC Voice Specialization with expertise in SIP
  • CCIE-Voice (desired)

 

Business and Technical Skills:

  • Unified Communications (CUCM, UCCX, CME) architecture, design and implementation expertise
  • Unified Communications readiness assessment and strategy & roadmap development defining when and how to migrate from the current installed base to new services
  • Participated in past Microsoft and/or Cisco Customer/Partner programs and training events (i.e. Voice Partner Program, TAP, Cisco Live, etc.)
  • Unified Communications Architecture, Design and Integration experience
  • Transformation from existing voice, conferencing and related services environment to an integrated Unified Communications platform
  • TDM to IP based voice solutions, including Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, Siemens
  • Unified Messaging experience with Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft solutions
  • Deployment experience with media gateway including ACME Packet, AudioCodes and Sonus
  • SIP Trunking solutions
  • Customer use case scenarios
  • QoS, Multicast, IP traffic engineering (desired)

CONFIDENTIAL INQUIRES:

Seeking Active QSA’s immediately – Yes we ROC!

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AT&T Security Solutions is a division of AT&T (a Fortune Global Top 10 company).

 

AT&T is looking for an information security practitioner with technical experience for the position of a Senior Consultant to be a part of a dynamic team of experienced security professionals with

varied experiences. Candidate must be skilled in Secure Infrastructure Services such as network

penetration testing, device configuration review, and secure architecture reviews. AT&T Security

Consulting clients range from some of the largest companies in the world to small businesses requiring

security consulting expertise.

Job Duties:

Key functions of this role will be to work on security and privacy consulting engagements for our

customers. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in security consulting and will

have an understanding of the business-technology interface; they will be able to understand business

environments/issues and have the ability to link them to technology at a high level. Experience with

network penetration testing is required. Technical security knowledge and experience with compliance

assessments such as PCI-DSS and ISO 27002 will be given preference.

Requirements:

• Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related fields, Masters Degree preferred

• A minimum of four years of Information Security consulting experience required

• Very good understanding of security operation & management in a large customer environment

• Must be a flexible team player, hard-working, and posses excellent communication and customer-
facing skills

• Must be self-directed, able to manage solo projects or participate as part of a larger team

• Strong report writing skills and ability to explain complex security issues to customers in a formal

presentation format required

• Creativity in finding cost-effective remediation solutions acceptable to our clients

• Must be able to interact confidently with all levels of technical and management client teams

• One Security certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, PCI QSA, CEH, SANS GSEC, etc., is required and

willingness to pursue further certification preferred.

• Ability to travel, mostly within region, must possess drivers’ license

Technical Skills

• Knowledge and experience with risk and compliance projects dealing with a variety of regulatory

and voluntary compliance standards such as: PCI-DSS, ISO 27000 series, federal and state security

and privacy regulations, HIPAA/HITECH, HiTrust, GLBA, SOX 404,etc. preferred

• Strong technical problem / resolution skills required

• Knowledge and experience with technical network and host-based security required.

• Mid to advanced level infrastructure or security design capabilities for environments that include 10

to 20 security devices, processes or applications.

• Mid to advanced level systems administration (UNIX/Linux, Windows, or mainframe)

• Knowledge with different application architectures and platforms, their development challenges,

their control configurations, and their inherent security strengths and weaknesses (e.g., ColdFusion,

J2EE, .Net) preferred

• Mid to advanced level network administration (firewalls, IDS/IPS, network architecture)

• Mid to advanced level knowledge of Penetration testing (network, system and application) required

• Mid to advanced level knowledge of one or more of the following preferred:

o Vulnerability scanning

o Application development

o Policy development

o Forensics

o Security event monitoring

• Vendor certification or demonstrable in-depth technical expertise with at least three major security

solution

o Examples Only: Symantec, McAfee, VeriSign, Juniper, Checkpoint, Cisco, Arcsite, Tripwire,

o Demonstrable experience includes being able to gather customer requirements, design a

etc.

solution, specify a build of materials, implement, tune/optimize, maintain or troubleshoot at

an architecture component level for an existing solution

Additional Requirements

• Knowledge and experience with risk and compliance assessments

• Familiar with retail information security challenges a plus

• Bi-lingual candidates a plus

AT&T Consulting Solutions Practice Lead – Anywhere Midwest

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AT&T Consulting Solutions

Practice Lead, Network Consulting

General Qualifications

 

A seasoned and strategic thought leader with extensive experience in large scale, global, enterprise network technologies, vendors, platforms and solutions.  Ability to lead a Consulting practice consisting of primarily presales and delivery of the AT&T Consulting Network Consulting Services portfolio.   Must be able to communicate, deliver and present at the CxO level.

Role Overview

  • Sales Support – Support AT&T Consulting direct sales opportunities for the Network Consulting portfolio, including Network strategy, assessments, deployment and optimization engagements.  Lead sales opportunities. Lead client presentations. Support executive sales interactions
  • Proposal Development – Develop resourcing model, timelines and costs of engagements.   Develop Statement of Work (SOW) and RFI/RFP development.  Present proposals to customers.
  • Service Development – Lead the development of new AT&T Consulting network services in alignment with market need, incremental delivery readiness, and AT&T product house imperatives (SDN is an example).  Develop and optimize these and other AT&T Consulting offerings over time.   Work in close partnerships with other Consulting practice areas including to incorporate bundled services.  (Network readiness as a part of a UC strategy is an example)
  • Sales and Delivery Enablement – Service launching and field communications/training.  Development of offer briefings to sales teams.  Development of practice training curriculum and training sources.  Quarterly practice calls and leading technology work groups.
  • Develop & Manage 3rd Party Relationships – Identification and vetting of partners to augment internal staff.  Negotiation of pricing structure with partner.  Opportunity coordination with third party, proposal development.  
  • Partner with Complex Solutions and “Day II” teams across AT&T in support of large deal pursuits where Consulting is a key component and “bundle”.  Partner with Life Cycle services and define interface points to ensure a smooth transition from Consulting discovery / assessment into operational transition for managed services opportunities.
  • Knowledge Management – Support development of standardized templates and Knowledge Management artifacts to improve field self-sufficiency.  Develop and improve tools and templates for consistent pricing / costing on complex bids.  Develop transition and transformation frameworks to enhance standardized approaches for complex and custom deals.
  • Billing – Support engagement management activities and billing on projectsp.

Technical and Business Acumen

  • Hands-on experience in Network transformation in a large scale production environment, specifically around IP transport technologies and architecture.
  • Experience with technology budgeting and financial impact analysis


Consulting and Other Skills

  • 15+ years industry experience Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Outstanding written and presentation skills.  Experience with Board-level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.  
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting sales and field management and building best practices for field adoption
  • Proven ability to grow Consulting and Influenced revenues
  • Ability to effectively cross-sell multiple practice areas

at&t Consulting – Practice Director, Network Consulting – Immediate opportunity – Midwest location preferred

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AT&T Consulting Solutions

 

Practice Director, Network Consulting

 

General Qualifications

A seasoned and strategic thought leader with extensive experience in large scale, global, enterprise network technologies, vendors, platforms and solutions.  Ability to lead a Consulting practice consisting of primarily presales and delivery of the AT&T Consulting Network Consulting Services portfolio.   Must be able to communicate, deliver and present at the CxO level.

 

Role Overview

  • Sales Support – Support AT&T Consulting direct sales opportunities for the Network Consulting portfolio, including Network strategy, assessments, deployment and optimization engagements.  Lead sales opportunities. Lead client presentations. Support executive sales interactions
  • Proposal Development – Develop resourcing model, timelines and costs of engagements.   Develop Statement of Work (SOW) and RFI/RFP development.  Present proposals to customers.
  • Service Development – Lead the development of new AT&T Consulting network services in alignment with market need, incremental delivery readiness, and AT&T product house imperatives (SDN is an example).  Develop and optimize these and other AT&T Consulting offerings over time.   Work in close partnerships with other Consulting practice areas including to incorporate bundled services.  (Network readiness as a part of a UC strategy is an example)
  • Sales and Delivery Enablement – Service launching and field communications/training.  Development of offer briefings to sales teams.  Development of practice training curriculum and training sources.  Quarterly practice calls and leading technology work groups.
  • Develop & Manage 3rd Party Relationships – Identification and vetting of partners to augment internal staff.  Negotiation of pricing structure with partner.  Opportunity coordination with third party, proposal development.  
  • Partner with Complex Solutions and “Day II” teams across AT&T in support of large deal pursuits where Consulting is a key component and “bundle”.  Partner with Life Cycle services and define interface points to ensure a smooth transition from Consulting discovery / assessment into operational transition for managed services opportunities.
  • Knowledge Management – Support development of standardized templates and Knowledge Management artifacts to improve field self-sufficiency.  Develop and improve tools and templates for consistent pricing / costing on complex bids.  Develop transition and transformation frameworks to enhance standardized approaches for complex and custom deals.
  • Billing – Support engagement management activities and billing on projectsp.

 

Technical and Business Acumen

  • Hands-on experience in Network transformation in a large scale production environment, specifically around IP transport technologies and architecture.
  • Experience with technology budgeting and financial impact analysis


Consulting and Other Skills

  • 15+ years industry experience Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Outstanding written and presentation skills.  Experience with Board-level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.  
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting sales and field management and building best practices for field adoption
  • Proven ability to grow Consulting and Influenced revenues
  • Ability to effectively cross-sell multiple practice areas

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