Senior Voice Specialist (Durban or Johannesburg)


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May 25, 2015
As the Voice Specialist, you will form part of the Infrastructure team, providing expert level technical support to ensure a positive customer experience. You will be the final point of escalation for support queries and will interact daily with customers, vendors and internal team members. If you are a hands on individual who pitches in where needed, then we want to hear from you.

  • Assume ownership of new, escalated (from Tiers 1 and 2) and open service tickets
  • Respond to client outages and emergency situations
  • Perform share of 24-hour standby on-call rotation with the Infrastructure Team
  • Support and assist team members, and work as a liaison between Support, Fulfilment and Field Ops to ensure acceptable MTTR (Mean Time to Repair)
  • Strive to achieve service level targets (e.g. availability, response times and MTTR)
  • Handle specialised functions and perform special projects as required
  • Monitor, mentor and train the Support team
  • Diagnose the root causes of technical related complaints, propose alternate solutions and run Proofs of Concept (POCs) to determine viability
  • Work independently and with management to continuously improve processes and procedures
  • Assist in generating and maintaining policy/procedure, knowledge base, training and customer facing documentation
  • Work with the Systems team to inform the design/development of customer and staff solutions

  • 5 - 8 years experience in voice and data, telecommunication environment
  • SIP School Certified Associate
  • Internet | Telco service provider equipment knowledge
  • Voice
    • Packet analysis e.g. Wireshark
    • Advanced Asterisk
    • Freeswitch
  • Server
    • Linux administration
    • MySQL
    • Apache
    • HTTPd
What attracts us to candidates
  • High levels of energy, motivation and urgency
  • A love for helping people, providing quality customer service above and beyond what is required
  • A real passion for technology, with advanced computer knowledge and literacy
  • Proven track record of creating and maintaining partner relationships in ICT
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to build rapport and elicit problem details from both non-technical and technical customers
  • Judgment, logic, resourcefulness and creativity
  • A methodical and proactive approach with highly developed problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload and assign priorities to tasks
  • Ability to work under constant pressure
  • Visualisation necessary to participate in business functions

What we offer
  • Important work – We’re making it easier for businesses and people to thrive
  • Opportunities to grow – On-the-job challenge, funded self-study and intentional experience sharing
  • Awesome colleagues – Smart, interesting, self-driven and caring provocateurs
  • Tech enablement – The tools you need to succeed, plus free access to our own offering
  • Flexibility, balance and rest – Embracing new ways of working, keeping you in the productivity sweet spot
  • Competitive compensation – Market related salaries and performance bonuses, and health insurance options that ensure you’re covered
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