Transport Voice Interconnect Engineer

Location: Littleton, CO
Job Code: 1927
# of Openings: 3

Description

GTA is a leading independent provider of high-value engineering, technology and business consulting services to the telecommunications industry. The company is based in Reston, VA and has presence throughout the US and Internationally.    

Job Description:

  • Work with Transport Team to develop requirements and specifications to deliver reliable voice services to customers over the new 5G network.
  • Evaluate future traffic loads and determine interconnection changes including establishing voice peering arrangements.
  • Ability to evaluate and manage all aspects of potential service provider relationships.
  • Establish success metrics to evaluate and manage 3rd party service providers including SLA and KPIs.
  • Implement Best Practices for VoIP and data traffic engineering, LCR and dimensioning circuits.
  • Assess system architectures including reliability and redundancy requirements.
  • Support transport/ traffic engineering portions of network projects such as VoIP traffic, data sessions, E911, and IP based technologies.
  • Evaluate CALEA interface, call flow model and the service providers’ implementation of this function.
  • Actively contribute to improvements and participate in innovation, lessons learned, and knowledge sharing activities.
  • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
  • understanding of VoIP and Switched PSTN Voice Call Flows, and a full range of features and functions including long distance/toll calling, international, E911, toll-free, CALEA, etc.
  • identify and recommend network architecture, requirements and specifications for mobile voice traffic.
  • have a thorough working knowledge of voice and signaling protocols including SIP and SS7, industry standards and associated requirements.
  • Responsible for evaluating and performing detailed evaluation of service providers capabilities and performance. 

Required Qualifications 

  • Technical Bachelor’s Degree desired; advanced degree preferred.
  • 8 + years Telecommunications Network experience.
  • Must have a strong understanding of data and VoIP network architecture, infrastructure components, Ethernet, fiber optic transport and data traffic engineering. 
  • Detailed understanding of Signalling requirements to include SS7, DSC, SIP, SBC and others.
  • Experience designing and implementing connections for the PSAP facilities and E911 calling.
  • Have implemented and have a detailed knowledge of various OAM&P platforms (EMS/NMS).
  • Familiarity with Optical Networks, OTN, DWDM, ROADM, SDH, SONET, optical transmission technologies, Ethernet, Wave, Switching, Routing, Data Networks, DCN, and Synchronization of optical networks.
  • Analyzing new network requirements, deployments, augmentations, bandwidth upgrades and software upgrades.
  • Ability to write detailed technical specifications, define KPIs and manage in a complex environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple commitments simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills. 
  • Proven ability to work independently and escalate issues appropriately. 
  • Ability to delivery in fast-paced high-volume environment supporting aggressive targets. 

 

Additional Position Requirements:

A background investigation and drug test is required.

 

Global Technology Associates, LLC (GTA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

 





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