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Sr Engineer in Greenville, SC at Windstream

Date Posted: 12/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    301 North Main Street
    Greenville, SC
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID:18003152

The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities include the design, testing, and expansion of the Windstream Voice network and services. Supported services consist of hosted VoIP, SIP trunking, lecacy TDM/Class IV/V switching, carrier peering connections, core routing and translations.


-          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 Voice 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 Voice network.

-          Other job related duties as needed/assigned

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

-          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, SS7 signaling, Class 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.

-          Expert understanding of TCP/IP and IP routing fundamentals

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

-          Experience with virtualization and hypervisors (VMware, OpenStack, KVM)

-          Hands on experience with one or more of the following platforms: Metaswitch CFS and Perimeta, Broadsoft Feature Server, Ribbon/Sonus (EMS, PSX, SBC), Ribbon/Genband C3/RMS and G9 Gateway

Minimum Education and Experience:
College degree in Engineering or a related field and 4-6 years professional level experience; or 6+ years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

Desired Experience:

-           3+ years experience troubleshooting IP Phones, ATAs, and/or ISR’s in an Enterprise LAN environment

-          1+ years experience with Mitel PBX and/or Avaya PBX in a UCaaS Environment

-          1+ years experience with an SD-WAN solution

-          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 (other than mentioned above)

-          • 1+ years experience with designing and deploying IMS-based architectures


-          Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCIE-Voice preferred


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.


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