IP Customer Technical Advocate – Remote


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Looking for IP Customer Technical Advocate.

What you will be doing as a IP Customer Technical Advocate:

  • Represents the Technical Support Service in front of customer, managing difficult situations and conflict resolutions.
  • Represents customer (interests) within Nokia for Technical Support Service activities.
  • Provides customer-facing communication regarding operational, technical, and quality issues. Makes timely recommendations to customer.
  • Maintains information about customer network in relevant databases.
  • Keeps himself technically abreast with NPI and rollout activities for VzW.
  • Shares sales opportunities with Acct Team.
  • Contributes to strategic decisions within professional area.
  • Solves complex problems based on sophisticated analytical thought and complex judgment.
  • Acts as a technical leader for taskforces, often the most senior specialist in a team, who serves as best practice resource within own organizational unit and / or is recognized as an expert within the same professional area in the business.
  • Support key customer projects.
  • Help define processes and standards.
    Leads functional teams or projects with considerable resource requirements, risk, and complexity, handles day-to-day staff management issues, including resource management and allocation of work.

What you bring to the table as a IP Customer Technical Advocate:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience with a telecom communications equipment vendor or service provider in IP/MPLS networks.
  • Familiarity with the Nokia NI suite of products like 7750SR, 7705SAR, 7250IXR, 7210SAS, 5620NSP
  • 3+ years’ experience in in IGP like OSPF, ISIS and Segment Routing, MPLS protocols LDP, RSVP-TE, and L2/L3 VPNs
  • Strong communication skills (technical, business acumen)
  • Ability to work remotely with customers and internal teams (technical and non-technical)
  • Ability to multitask and interact with multiple customers
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, or equivalent level of
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of applications
  • Desire to work within the team together and to work with other Nokia teams.
  • Network and Operation Support
  • Proactively and aggressively evaluate the customer’s network to provide improved network reliability
  • Provide support for network activities related to Nokia equipment such as MOP development and execution.
  • Provide on the job knowledge and skills transfer to the customer
  • Proactively review Nokia Product Alerts, Notices, and PCNs for possible impact to the customer’s network and take action if necessary.
  • Communicate and track any Nokia product and software quality related concerns relative to the existing escalation agreements in place.
  • Represent Nokia at customer quality and operations meeting pertaining to Nokia equipment.
  • Problem management
  • Act as technical liaison between customer and Nokia
  • Assist the Nokia Technical Support organization (TAC/TEC) in diagnostic activities remotely
  • Provide technical and process leadership helping the customer personnel identify technical and procedural issues that may arise during the supported operations, integration and network roll-out
  • Advocate for the customer during outages or impairments in:
  • Collection of diagnostics information
  • Retrieval and communications of log files
  • Real-time Network Status
  • Assisting Nokia’s Technical Support (TAC/TEC) in driving root cause analysis after system impairments and outages
  • Facilitating information exchange during root cause analysis and status reporting to the customer
  • Analyzing and communicating root causes of specific network failures and make recommendations as to process, network or hardware changes needed.
  • Provide weekly updates and progress reports on outstanding technical issues and develop action plans to resolve technical anomalies.
  • Support and monitor deployment plans for maintenance software releases within the customer region.

What you didn’t know about us:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Long-Term growth potential
  • 401k
  • With this position, you will get the opportunity to work with a game changing client and further advance your already valuable experience in the telecom industry!


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