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Senior-Advanced Technical Support

Company: AT&T
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Deliver the highest level (Tier-3) of network technical support within AT&T's technical support structure requiring 24x7 on call from escalating organizations including but not limited to Tier-2 Operations and NPE. Provides the technical troubleshooting and leadership skills required to recover from the most complex network problems in real time, directing the activities of technical resources from Tier-2, Labs, and the vendor(s) to restore service. Responsible for the investigation and management of all follow-up activities needed to determine root cause, attempt problem recreation in the Tier Support lab, identify workarounds when feasible, coordinate with Labs for delivery and certification of vendor fixes or design changes, and planning for the eventual implementation within the network. Develop scripts to pro-actively identify known defect signatures and define the least intrusive recovery processes. Develop scripts to extract forensic data from network elements and analyze to identify potential patterns of unexpected behavior needed to understand root cause. Ultimately responsible for the reliability of the end-to-end network and the quality of the delivered service - tracking and analyzing outage patterns leading to identification of chronic issues.Nature of Contribution- Seasoned technical professional who contributes through proven technical expertise. Has significant impact on department or function.Knowledge - Subject matter expert within own discipline/specialty area and basic knowledge of other disciplines / specialty areas. Deep technical knowledge. Applies in-depth knowledge of discipline/specialty area standards and processes to work. Integrates industry experience and deep professional/ technical knowledge. Technical leader and recognized expert on select AT&T technologies, systems and/or procedures.Analysis and Problem Solving - Solves unique problems through evaluative judgment and precedent. Independently applies sophisticated analysis in evaluating issues and develops new concepts, methods and techniques for cross-functional initiatives. Recognizes and pursues alternative methods.Independence - Guided by department goals and objectives. Exercises latitude in determining objectives and approaches to projects. Leads multiple projects of small to medium size and technical breadth.Contribution to AT&T Technology - Key contributor on complex projects and initiatives. Impacts current and future business opportunities through application of specialized technical and industry knowledge. Develops methods and techniques based on strategic project objectives.Communication- Provides technical guidance and explains advanced concepts to others in work area. May mentor others in department. Coordinates across multiple departments. Promotes active listening and open communication. Provides leadership and guidance to others.Additional Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of new products and technology from vendors
  • Implementation of upgraded software releases
  • Implementation of life-cycle operation systems
  • Analysis of new equipment installations to determine their acceptability for use
  • Coordination and approval of the necessary software and hardware upgrades of network/video elements and operation support systems that require vendor interaction, design and testing
  • Implementation of required upgrades
  • Subject matter expert (SME) on projects requiring highly technical advice and counsel in order to achieve successful implementation without negative impact to customer service
  • First-line product support or fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or softwareRequired Qualifications -
    • Understanding of Operating Systems
    • Understanding of Design and Implementation and database development
    • Understanding of IP Protocols, Service Applications and Multicast
    • Understanding of Layer 1, 2 and 3 Protocols
    • Understanding of Network Management and Performance
    • Understanding of RF and Signaling techniques
    • Expert in Network reconfiguration and rehoming
    • Expert in Design and Implementation - (Networks (all Layers); VPNs; Network management)
    • Expert in Maintenance (patch) release implementation processes (network elements (all layers), OS, server, EMS, applications)
    • Expert in Network reconfiguration and rehomingDesired Qualifications -
      • Bachelor of Science in CS, EE, Math, Physics, MIS, Telecom, Sciences
      • 8-10 years experienceA career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, youll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. Youll be empowered to go above and beyond making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where youre at in your career trajectory, youll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, youll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities 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.

Keywords: AT&T, Redmond , Senior-Advanced Technical Support, IT / Software / Systems , Redmond, Washington

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