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Network Engineer Cisco IP Telephony Job in Akron, Ohio US

Job Summary

Akron, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Network Engineer Cisco IP Telephony

About the Job

About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .

To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

M-F Days plus on-call. This is a hybrid work-from-home, work-in-office position. The ability to work from home may change based on business needs.


As a key role within the corporate IS division, this position's major responsibility area is to implement new solutions as deemed needed for business, support existing solutions in place, and troubleshoot problems as reported for the Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), Cisco Unity Connection (CUC), Cisco Presence Server (IM&P) and Cisco Contact Center as well as third party integrated technology including the Avaya CS-1000e TDM phone system.


 Work with telecommunications and network team to Implement, and/or maintain Cisco Unified Communications systems including but not limited to CUCM, UCCX, IM&P, Finesse, Jabber, Expressway, etc.
Provide project design, development and installation support for Moves, Adds and Changes.
Maintain and support Cisco's IP Telephony and IPCC Contact Center Enterprise and all related Cisco IP telephony infrastructure.
Voice project resource for office moves and new facilities on including coordination of circuit installations and turn-ups, design call flows, based on business requirements and within USI Standards.
Support preventative maintenance programs, disaster recovery plans and redundancy plans. Maintain and test these plans regularly.
Perform the necessary documentation additions, updates and deletions to the in-house documentation.
Ability to troubleshoot Cisco Networks to diagnose root cause and resolve telephony issues.
Willingness to work extended hours as needed and deadlines require and be on a rotational on-call 24x7.
Perform level 1-3 technical support and escalation for network and telecommunications voice issues.
Perform operational and administration tasks and configuration changes. Recommend operational enhancements.
Monitor and maintain our ticketing queue responding within service level requirements.

Technical Expertise

 Telecommunications configuration, design and troubleshooting.
Cisco Voice \ Collaboration certification is preferred (CCNA-Voice, CCNP-Voice).
Familiarity with server operating systems (Linux, Windows) and application software.
Understanding of networking concepts and tools used for monitoring and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of voice and data communication protocols (H.323, SIP, LDAP, RTP, QoS).
Cisco IOS experience required.
Strong organizational skills, excellent communication and people skills.
Must be able to multitask, manage multiple projects and shifting priorities.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

Education and Experience
 BA/BS degree in technical discipline preferred or equivalent 5 years' experience in the Cisco IP telephony technology.
At least 3 years of Cisco Unified Contact Center Express in troubleshooting, design and configuration experience in a call center environment a plus.

Full Time

FTE:  1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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