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Unified Communications Architect - Cisco specialist

Unified Communications Architect - Cisco specialist

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Category: Operations/Support
Company Description: One of the largest global alternative asset managers
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Los Angeles-CA
Job Number: 9747

Job Description

Unified Communications Architect – Cisco  


Summary The Unified Communication Architect will be responsible for designing and supporting reliable and scalable Cisco collaboration (conference room, phones, Webex, and collaboration technology architecture). The UC Architect will also support teams in our existing and new office locations. The role will require extensive collaboration with engineering and service desk staff to support and maintain UC technologies 


Primary Function & Essential Responsibilities   • Identify technology gaps, recommend architecture/product changes to increase conference room technology uptime. • Develop and maintain knowledge of current and new technologies in order to provide better and more cost effective UC solutions. • Manage AV vendors and support teams across offices using well defined SLAs • Develop routine maintenance and patching schedules to keep UC systems at highest uptime. • Provide Engineering and Service desk staff with technical support and roadmaps of the UC systems. • Design/Build - Create equipment list based on functional needs for new conference rooms builds. • Design/Build - Create rough-order-of-magnitude budget for new conference room builds. • Work with Service desk and Engineering to verify system functionality and certification. • Create standards and roadmaps around Unified Communication integration with the focus on ease of use for end-users and high availability. • Ability to create Architectural plans for Audio visual systems and modify drawings to incorporate AV systems, document existing architecture and systems. • Support the UC Cisco upgrade initiatives and help with implementation tasks. Support and maintain the Cisco UC platform (AV, phones, Webex, collaboration)   Skills & Abilities 


Experience Required: • Cisco Unified Communication experience • Minimum 7 years working experience with UC systems is required at the engineer and design level • Architect level experience with designing, implementing, and maintaining UC equipment • 3 + years Cisco AV and telecom knowledge required • Experience with Cisco WebEx • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be responsible, self-motivated, self-starter, personable and well-organized 


   Unified Communications Architect – Cisco  

• Knowledge and experience managing and maintaining the video conferencing bridging infrastructure • Must have a deep understanding of AV systems, conferencing and collaboration technologies, • Superior customer service skills • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously • Proficient with Microsoft Office • Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing and implementing skills 

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