Network Telcomm Designer I

Rochester, NY


General Purpose

Provides technical design for faculty, staff, students and clinicians whose business functions rely on voice, data or video services in a 24x7 environment, with input from other team members. Demonstrates expertise in current telephony and network design including LAN technologies, telecom call processing and call tree design, as well as VoIP, cellular, paging and wireless technologies. Responsibilities include design of standard voice and network configurations and billing as well as cable plant record management. Must be knowledgeable in using current design tools including MS Project; advises technicians and takes direction from other designers as project demands dictate.

This Position

  • Supports the full lifecycle of fulfilling voice, data, network and software Service Requests (with primary emphasis on voice and voicemail applications and designs) including requirements gathering, completing work order documentation, scheduling resources, monitoring work order status, documentation/closeout, billing and posting via tele management tool and resolution of any concerns that are raised by the requestor

  • Supports the full lifecycle for deployments of Voice Recording, Call Trees, and Automatic Call Distribution (requirements gathering, specifications, design, development, testing and implementation)

  • Gather user requirements and document specifications for voice system configuration and verify functionality is working post deployment

  • Design and deploy communication solutions based upon user needs

  • Serves as a resource to infrastructure project managers for the deployment of voice related technologies as a function of project delivery

  • Supports problem resolution for design issues

  • Researches billing issues which may be associated with design problems

  • Researches billing inquiries and requests when questions have been raised

  • Analyzes, reviews and recommends changes or takes corrective actions to resolve voice applications problems and/or takes corrective action to resolve end-user equipment problems

  • Checks tele management reports for problems and coordinates the resolution of any problems that have been identified

  • Supports the goals of the department by virtue of consistent, professional, and quality customer service.

  • Provides suggestions on ways to modify service request system

  • Provides suggestions and implements process improvements that help the work team deliver services more effectively

  • Provides in-field and in-house training for voice and voicemail applications (monthly sessions)

  • Studies and grows into supporting complex Call Tree, Automated Call Distribution, off-site Service Requests and project support

  • Supports variety of service offerings including authorization codes for phones, voice reports, Human Resources System Liaison for the department and miscellaneous distribution list management support activities

Knowledge & Experience

  • Associate's degree in related field and 1 year of relevant experience, including previous technical experience required

  • Communications or Engineering degree preferred

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge regarding NEAX 2400, 9300 and 9500 Installation & Maintenance, and/or Mitel Nupoint (voicemail) Administration & Maintenance (preferred proficiency)

  • Exceptional customer service skills, including outstanding verbal and written communications and ability to diffuse difficult situations (preferred proficiency)

  • Advanced problem-solving techniques, including ability to troubleshoot telephony and network issues remotely (preferred proficiency)

  • Demonstrated project management skills (preferred proficiency)

  • Tele management system certification or equivalent training upon hire preferred and

  • Cable management system certification or equivalent training upon hire preferred

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $53,500 - $74,900 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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