Sr Consultant-Network
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Location: US-SC-Greenville Map
Posted: 07/12/2019
Closing: 08/11/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities include the design, testing, and expansion of the Windstream VoIP network and services. Supported services consist of Hosted PBX, SIP Trunking, IAD/ATA based analog and digital services, and carrier SIP Peering.

• Implements and budgets cost effective, scalable, reliable, and manageable network solutions

• Manages network expansion/conversion/decommission VoIP projects of significant scope

• Interfaces with Product Marketing to define and deliver new products, services, and functionality

• Identifies necessary network changes, validates proposed changes through testing, develops/submits a detailed work plan, and interfaces with the VoIP Engineering and Operations groups to successfully implement these changes on the production network

• Evaluates prospective vendors and technologies through lab testing and thorough analysis for inclusion in the Windstream VoIP network. 

• Other job related duties as needed/assigned


• Thorough understanding of Layer2/3 VPN’s, MPLS, Metro Ethernet and LAN switching experience

• Expert understanding of SIP, MGCP, and H.248 signaling protocols and RTP, SRTP media transmissions

• Strong grasp of traditional telephony concepts including time-division-multiplexing, SONET, DWDM, Q.931, robbed bit signaling, SS7 signaling, Class III/IV/V switching, AIN, and TCAP database services. 

• 3 Years experience in a Network Engineering role for an Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP)

• 3 years experience with VoIP Network Design

• Demonstrated knowledge of key VoIP and systems security concepts including TLS, IPSec, and SSL. 

• Demonstrated knowledge of one or more engineering disciplines and vendor equipment

• Strong knowledge of accepted engineering practices

• Expert understanding of TCP/IP and IP routing fundamentals

• Demonstrated understanding of LAN/WAN fundamentals 

• Solid understanding of Linux and Solaris operating systems and ability to perform shell scripting

• Strong computer software knowledge including Microsoft Office applications

• Ability to stay current with economic and technological developments in the industry


Minimum Requirements: 

College degree and 3-5 years experience or 7 years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience or a combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experience required.Desired Qualifications: Ability to stay current with the economical and technological developments in the industry.

Desired Experience:

3 years experience troubleshooting IP Phones, ATAs, and/or IADs in an  Enterprise LAN environment

1 years experience with WAN routing and/or LAN switching experience

5 years experience with VoIP core equipment including Session Border Controllers, Soft-switches, Media Gateways, Application Feature Servers, and Signaling Gateways. 

1 years experience with designing and deploying IMS-based architectures 


Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCIE-Voice preferred


Job Category: Engineering
Locations: 301 N Main St Ste 5000 |US|South Carolina|Greenville\

EEO Statement:
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to: race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.
Sr Consultant-Network