VOIP Spec I/II/III in King of Prussia, PA at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:21001376

Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.”

ABout the Role:

The OfficeSuite Repair Technician will be responsible for providing repair & technical support to Windstream customers that utilize a broad portfolio of products and cloud services.  The OfficeSuite Repair Technician will support our flagship OfficeSuite UC platform at the core of Windstream’s offerings as a cloud-based voice and communication suite of products.  Primary technical responsibilities will include troubleshooting portal configuration issues, equipment configuration issues, connectivity issues between Windstream-managed phones/CPE, and the cloud platform.  These services are provided over a variety of transport media and the Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting facilities, data, and voice services where Windstream is the WAN provider.  In addition, Windstream continues to support legacy offerings which fall within the scope of the position.  The prospective Technician will work troubles reported by frontline support teams, automated service monitors, as well as customer-initiated trouble reports, while communicating progress and resolution to customers as work progresses.  The Technician will work extensively with vendors, internal engineering teams, and Windstream personnel in the field and at customer locations to troubleshoot troubles from the Windstream core/edge/voice-switch network to the Customer Premise Equipment (CPE).
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Trouble ticket ownership for assigned tickets including working the issue to resolution, communicating updates to the customer via outbound phone calls, emails, or a combination of the two as desired by the customer.
  • Responding to inbound calls from customers and frontline support teams to troubleshoot customer issues, particularly as part of our “First Call Resolution” (FCR) process
  • Documenting all actions taken to resolve a customer’s trouble within the trouble ticket(s)
  • Troubleshooting portal configurations, errors with Mitel and Polycom phones and conference units, SIP endpoints including hardware devices (among others), software-based clients, and ancillary products.
  • Troubleshooting of CPE troubles on Cisco, Adtran, Actelis and various other CPE routers and firewalls
  • Testing & troubleshooting of facility troubles, as well as general layer 2 and layer 3 customer network troubleshooting as it relates to Windstream-provided CPE (routers, switches, phones, etc.)
  • Execute Tier 3-level changes to CPE configurations for Windstream-managed routers and firewalls.
  • Coordinate customer repair actions including dispatching appropriate vendor/field technicians to assist in troubleshooting Windstream CPE and verifying operability of services through the network to the customer’s CPE.
  • Troubleshooting of OfficeSuite service issues regarding call routing, extension configurations, phone/feature functionality, audio issues, call queueing, call recording, tenant/site configurations, and connector applications including browser plug-ins, desktop, and mobile applications/clients, etc.
  • Troubleshooting customer voice issues from various legacy voice and soft switches including feature provisioning, translations, and number portability
  • Use of call capture tools to identify call setup failure/completion troubles and troubleshooting QoS problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of cloud-based hosted voice services, hosted PBX, and uCaaS platforms
  • Knowledge of VoIP, ladder diagrams, and call capture environments
  • Knowledge of SIP, MiNET, and MGCP protocols preferred. 
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and Ethernet network topologies, LAN hardware, cabling, and OSI model
  • CCNA current certification
  • Knowledge of the fundamental aspects of telecom and its functions. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent data, voice, or telecommunications education and/or industry certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a network environment
  • Experience with Cisco & Juniper platform hardware/network operating systems
  • Experience with Mitel and/or Polycom phone hardware a plus
  • Experience with DSL copper loop, T1 & DS3 technology & facilities a plus
  • Experience with voice switching technologies on DMS, 5E and Meta switch platforms a plus.
  • Experience supporting or servicing customers in-person or via phone (call center experience preferred)
  • Organizational skills and abilities to self-manage workload and time-sensitive projects working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment dealing with critical customer-impacting communications services.
  • Flexibility dealing with changing work requirements as part of a 24/7/365 customer service organization including weekend on-call rotations, and holiday work assignments, and processes that change to meet the needs of Windstream’s customers.
  • Effective communication skills including e-mail, chat client, and intranet collaboration tools with a focus on timeliness and multitasking.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft productivity software and desktop operating systems
  • Strong writing skills as needed for clear, thorough, and efficient documentation of work performed for later recall, review, and presentation to peers and customers through trouble tickets, emails, and online customer account portals.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 3-4 years technical/telephony experience with 2 years directly related to the job; or 6 years of directly related telephony experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related telephony experience required.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.  389146