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Senior Telecom Engineer

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15042
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will be part of the Technical Infrastructure team responsible for designing, building and delivering key technical building blocks such as Servers, Storage, Networking, Voice, Databases, Data Centers, Service Desk and Monitoring tools. Our job is to ensure that every WSI location, associate and customer has the best experience possible utilizing our vast array of technical solutions we provide.

About the Role

In the Senior Telecom Engineer role, you will be responsible for building and supporting Williams-Sonoma's voice networks in our data centers, retail, care centers and corporate locations worldwide. You will work with other voice and data network systems engineers and internal customers to implement solutions that are robust, reliable and, most importantly, meet business requirements.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Use your hands-on abilities, working side by side with our people to get things done.
* Analyze telecom problems and needs (e.g. interference, intelligibility, clarity, etc.) to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and/or avoiding current and future problems and improving communications.
* Ensure that telecom documentation (diagrams, MOPs, etc.) are kept current.
* Implement scalable and reliable telecom solutions working with other team members and neighboring engineering groups.
* Develop integrated solutions through collaboration and proactive communication with the Infrastructure team.
* Participate in the team's on-call rotation.
* Plan, design, engineer and construct telecom systems.
* Determine appropriate configurations of telecom hardware and software to ensure the desired performance of telecom equipment.
* Research, gather and compile relevant technical information to enhance, modify and maintain assigned networks and telecom systems.
* Evaluate new products and services from vendors to determine applicability to hardware, software, networks and telecom systems in use by our Corporate, Stores, Distribution Centers, Care Centers, and International sites.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* You have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field (an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered)
* You have 10+ years of Telecom Experience
* You have 5+ years of Core Networking Experience
* You are skilled at diagnosing and solving complex problems and providing detailed technical analysis
* You have superior oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others
* You have superior computer skills including business applications such as MS Windows and MS Office including Excel. Word and Visio
* You have knowledge of theory and principles of project management
* Technical Competencies required:
* Understanding of numerous network/telecom protocols such as OSPF, BGP, SIP, H323, DNS, DHCP, QoS, MGCP, Skinny, etc....) in addition to WAN communications protocols including MPLS, DWDM, OC carrier.
* Hardware/Software: Solid experience with the full range of Avaya (CM6/7/8, IP Office, Partner, G450, G430, PBX, ACD), Cisco (CUCM, SRST, ACD) and Microsoft Enterprise Voice.
* Knowledge and understanding of Care Center Call Recording, Speech Analytics, and Workforce Optimization.
* Knowledge and understanding of various SBC's; Oracle, Audio Codes, etc....
* Understanding of cloud and on-premise telecom deployments.
* Strong capabilities in authoring technical documentation including HLD/LLD/NIP.
* Basic scripting skills in Python and PowerShell a plus.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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