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Sr Consultant – Full time – Mix of remote and onsite – anywhere USA

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JOB TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE: Advanced Infrastructure

JOB DESCRIPTION

 As a member of a team of advanced infrastructure consultants and senior consultants,

you will use your in-depth knowledge of networking to design and implement solutions for

our clients.

 Responsible for consulting project activities from client identification through final

invoicing.

 Fulfills billable consulting service projects.

 Acts as the subject matter expert within a specific discipline.

 Typically leads an engagement team, consisting of other Consultants and/or Sr.

Consultant, or may be the sole consulting resource on a project.

 Technical responsibilities include problem identification, system architecture definition,

hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training,

and deployment.

 Typically viewed as a mentor or coach.

 Creates recommendation and implements new methods, techniques and /or procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

At AT&T Consulting, you will be working with the best in the industry. Here is what you should

bring to the table:

 5+ years experience in the planning, design and implementation of complex networks as

part of a large enterprise network team, or within the professional services or network

integration environments.

 Planning, design and integration of secure network technology.

 A can-do attitude and a serious desire to have an impact on your company and the

industry.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 Thorough understanding of internetworking technologies and how technologies are

deployed in complex, global networks. IPv4 and IPv6 experience.

 WAN Expertise – Transport and Access Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

 LAN Expertise – Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

 IP Routing – Planning, Design & Deployment Experience

 DC Expertise – DC Core Network Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

o Experience in analysis and selection of transport and access technologies

including; MPLS, Private Line, Hybrid WAN, Internet Complex, Ethernet, Internet

VPN, Sonet/SDH & DWDM, and wireless.

o MPLS Integration including MPLS equipment & transport selection, QoS, MPLS

IP Routing and MPLS migration planning/transition

o Experience in equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design

o Data center expertise including core, distribution and segmentation

o Wireless equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design

o Layer 2 vs Layer 3 segmentation

o Virtualization using path segmentation (GRE, VRF-Lite, L3VPN’s, L2VPN’s)

o IP Routing Protocols – OSPF, BGP, M-BGP, EIGRP capabilities and

corresponding configurations.

o IP Addressing – NAT, DNS/DHCP, Address Summarization as it impacts IP

addressing and IP routing.

o Experience in analysis, design, engineering and deployment of DC core networks

built on legacy architectures and fabric enabled architectures.

o Experience with Load Balancing, DNS/DHCP, NAT, WANx and Proxies

o Experience with separation and segmentation technologies (VLAN, VRF)

o Experience with network virtualization technologies

o Experience with Cisco ACI SDN technologies

 Network Equipment – Strong knowledge of features, functionality and configurations for

Cisco Systems, Nortel, Juniper, Extreme Networks, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS

 Bachelors degree

 Industry Certifications CCIE or proven equivalent experience

 Very strong leadership, documentation, project management skills.

 Ability to lead, coordinate, complex networking engagements in very large environments.

 Ability to travel for engagement requirements.

Send confidential resume to jason@roznosinc.com

Full time opportunity with the most advanced and elite team in existence.

LYNC EV Expert 100K+ Seats – Immediate hire – Houston preferred

Lync

Microsoft Unified Communications Architect

 

 

General Qualifications
A seasoned and strategic thought leader in large scale multi-vendor Unified Communications (UC) solutions.  Require full life cycle architecture, design and deployment expertise.
Role Overview

  • Engage in key engagements and lead teams in the delivery of AT&T Consulting 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 and 5 years experience in Microsoft Technologies Consulting (Active Directory, Exchange & Lync)
  • Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
  • Industry certifications applicable to UC
  • Must have a strong Microsoft UC Voice Specialization
  • Microsoft Certified Master and/or Microsoft Certified Architect (desired)

Business and Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Lync 2010/2013 architecture, design and deployment expertise
  • Participated in past Microsoft programs and training including Voice Partner Program, TAP, Lync Ignites, and other Microsoft Programs
  • Lync 2010/2013 Architecture, Design and Integration experience
    • Multi-vendor integration with:
      • TDM to IP based voice solutions, including Cisco, Avaya, Siemens
      • Conferencing solutions such as Cisco, LifeSize, Polycom, and SMART Technologies
    • Voice and messaging integration with Microsoft Lync premise, Lync Online and Hosted/Managed Services
    • Unified Messaging experience with Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft solutions
    • Deployment experience with media gateway including ACME Packet, AudioCodes and Sonus
    • SIP Trunking
    • Customer use case scenarios
    • Data center network re-engineering
    • Internet access engineering
    • WAN acceleration and content distribution
    • QoS, Multicast, IP traffic engineering (desired)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with experience in VP and CxO level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.
  • Distinguished interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting customers
  • Ability and wiliness to assist sales and field management in expanding and development of new business opportunities

National LYNC/Skype/Exchange UC/Network Engineer Lead- Lexington KY

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Unified Communications Engineer

Role type Senior Systems Engineer

Department Group IT – IT Operations

Reports to Global Head of IT Operations

Direct Reports All other USA IT Technical Resources

 

Role Purpose

 

 

  • Responsible for the design, evolution, build, support and configuration of the USA Core Infrastructure, with special focus on Microsoft Unified Communications products: Lync/Skype and Exchange
  • Influencing new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating of the UC products
  • Managing the availability, performance, scalability and efficiency of the core by engineering reliability and work management features into the systems.
  • Provide global support within US operating hours
  • Maintenance and support in accordance with agreed SLA’s
  • Failure analysis, troubleshooting and documentation

 

Responsibilities:

Management None

General Specific day-to-day duties:

  • Resolution of escalated support tickets
  • Troubleshooting of UC issues
  • Maintenance and configuration of USA IT Infrastructure
  • Responsible for First & Second Level support of User Issues
  • Responsible for assigned IT Projects
  • Liaising with internal business groups
  • Planning and working flexibly to a deadline
  • Writing user manuals & documentation
  • Providing training to users of a new or updated system
  • Keeping up to date with technical and industry developments

 

Technical Specific technical related skills:

 

  • Responsible for Second Level support of Lync
  • Responsible for Second Level support of Exchange
  • Responsible for the smoother running of USA IT Infrastructure
  • Responsible for assigned IT Projects
  • Responsible for implementing Federations with third parties
  • Monitoring and maintenance of UC platforms and systems

 

Budget No budget responsibilities

Person Specification

Essential/Desirable

Qualifications Qualifications essential for the role:

Computer Science Degree or other IT qualification Essential

Skills & Experience Level and/or knowledge that you wish the candidate to possess:

          • Several years of experience and possible certifications in Unified Communications environment, focus on Microsoft Lync and Exchange Essential
          • Excellent knowledge of PSTN, ISDN, SIP, network connections and data center environments Essential
          • Good knowledge of network infrastructure, PC workstations and Microsoft Windows OS Essential
          • Knowledge of TCPIP stack of Windows and TCP-IP in general Essential
          • Network analysis tools, such as Wireshark Essential
          • Strong analytical and organizational skills as well as good communication skills. Essential
          • Be prepared to travel for Business Essential
          • Strong Collaboration with an international team Essential
          • Full professional proficiency in English (ILR Scale) Essential
          • Limited working proficiency in German Desirable
          • Microsoft Certifications: MSCE communication and / or Messaging Desirable

Key Attributes

  • Communication
  • Decision Making And Judgement
  • Respectful
  • Knowledgeable
  • Experience
  • Proactive & Involved
  • Patient & Tolerant
  • Team worker

Sr Consultant UC – Cisco-Lync-Jabber-SIP – DC Metro

DR UCUnified Communications Sr. Consultant

 

Job Location: Oakton, VA / Washington, DC Metro Area

Clearance Req’t:  US Citizen; Must be able to pass a financial and criminal background check and drug screening; Must be clearable

Job Description:
A seasoned and strategic thought leader in large scale multi-vendor Unified Communications (UC) solutions.  Require full life cycle architecture, design and deployment expertise.
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 and 5 years of experience in Microsoft Technologies Consulting (Active Directory, Exchange & Lync)
  • Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Industry certifications applicable to UC
  • Must have a strong UC Voice Specialization
  • Microsoft Certified Master and/or Microsoft Certified Architect or CCIE-Voice (desired)

Business and Technical Skills:

  • Unified Communications (Microsoft Lync 2010/2013 and/or Cisco Jabber) 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, Lync Ignites, 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
      • Conferencing solutions such as Cisco, LifeSize, Polycom, and SMART Technologies
    • Voice and messaging integration with Microsoft Lync premise, Lync Online and other Hosted/Managed Services
    • 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
    • Data center network re-engineering
    • Internet access engineering
    • WAN acceleration and content distribution
    • QoS, Multicast, IP traffic engineering (desired)
  • Outstanding written/verbal communications and presentation skills with experience in VP and CxO level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.
  • Distinguished interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting customers
  • Ability and wiliness to assist sales and field management in expanding and development of new business opportunities