The Advisory System Engineer Network Engineering position is an individual contributor working in a team environment responsible for the design, implementation and evolution of SS7 based network solutions for Syniverse and its customers, focusing on Infrastructure design.
The Advisory Systems Engineer serves as a technical lead engineer for multiple network solution designs, product evolution and customer implementations.
This position is also responsible for administering the installation and continuing maintenance of the hardware and software required providing products and services.
Additional responsibilities include leading technical research, vendor management, support training, product testing, and standards conformance auditing and site equipment maintenance.
Design and implement SS7 networks to support new Customer Implementation Initiatives.
Customer interaction to test connectivity, troubleshoot outages with customer, clarify configuration changes
Maintaining communication with operations while resolving problems
Communicating network status, as needed, to internal organizations
Working with engineering development to escalate problems and to recommend changes to enable more efficient troubleshooting or customer on-boarding
Provide support for SS7 network implementation projects in areas of installation, acceptance testing, and issue resolution.
Develop Procedure and Network Diagram Documentation.
Assist in writing and verifying network documentation.
Provide 24 X 7 support as required
Analyzing causes for outages by reviewing logs, viewing queues, monitoring message links
Provide on-call support, as needed, according to one’s coverage schedule
Provide and record outage details (time, duration, impact), cause and corrective action taken
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle STP Proprietary Command Set
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle Measurement / Traffic Package
Tekelec / Oracle LSMS Tables
Tekelec / Oracle LNP NPDB (ELAP database)
Performance Technologies / Sonus SEGWAY GUI & TL1Command Set
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle STP Global Title Translation Tables
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle STP Routing Tables
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle STP Screening Tables
Tekelec / Oracle Eagle STP Traffic and Measurements Package
Tekelec / Oracle Sentinel Surveillance System
Performance Technologies / Sonus SEGWAY Global Title Translation Tables
Performance Technologies / Sonus SEGWAY Routing Tables
Performance Technologies / Sonus SEGWAY Screening Tables
Tekno NAS Surveillance systems
Tekelec / Oracle PIC system
Data and voice network knowledge (WAN, T1, DS3, DS0, OC12, VPN, IPsec etc.)
Knowledge of SS7 Networking Protocols (MTP, SCCP, ISUP, TUP, TCAP)
Knowledge of SS7 SIGTRAN Protocols (M2PA, M2UA, M3UA, SUA)
Knowledge of signaling applications (ANSI 41, GSM, CNAM, LIDB, Toll Free, SMS, LNP)
Knowledge of ANSI and ITU signaling protocols
Proficiency in several of the following is preferred.
Tellabs and / or Eastern Research DACS
Fundamentals of origin-based, OP Code SS7 routing