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Operations Implementation Specialist I

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
Under general supervision, specialists are responsible for performing installation control activities including quality assurance checks in support of maintaining the customer experience. In addition, specialists will assist boundary partners with configuration checks, testing analysis, and property data gathering during property escalation investigation activities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Performs basic project management functions.

Able to perform and analyze network device configuration and advanced configuration checks.

Possesses an advanced understanding of network architecture, topology principles, and troubleshooting standards.

Responsible for implementing configuration changes (MACD and Disconnect) in accordance with established change management processes when requested, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact, (i.e. during established maintenance window).

Creates and maintains customer profile documentation in their appropriate databases and works with database administrators to ensure consistency of updates.

Performs advanced level troubleshooting in support of property escalations and installation activities. Including but not limited to work order entry for escalated tickets, field research and complicated installations on an as-needed basis.

Drives field productivity through efficient call handling and support during staging activities, as well as, during field installation.

Works in tandem with the regional project management and field teams in preparation of activation activities.

Oversees installation projects to ensure all checklist items are completed properly and in a timely manner.

Responsible for scheduling of technician visits and sparing order entry in support of property installations.

Responsible for staging and implementation checks for properties under installation.

Performs Quality Assurance checks on all installation and change management activities.

Provides onboarding support to properties during implementation and through property employee turnover.

Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Basic knowledge of HFC network concepts, DOCSIS and end-user support principles
Ability to communicate professionally, effectively, and courteously with customers, coworkers and constituencies outside the organization using a variety of communication formats (email, chat, in-person, and telephone)
Basic knowledge of Managed WiFi tools and basic ability to use the tools to effectively troubleshoot basic WiFi related issues
Ability to work well with others as part of a team environment
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Basic knowledge of Charter products and services and familiar with appropriate terms and abbreviations when discussing industry concepts and issues
Basic knowledge of desktop computer hardware and software (e.g. monitoring tools) used to analyze network performance
Ability to use online knowledge systems and search for reference procedures and work aids (i.e. paperless resources)
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence as well as create or produce reports outlining specific trends in the HFC network to efficiently resolve plant issues
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to distinguish and identify various colors to identify multiple alarm states in the tools and software utilized in the current environment

Required Education
Two-year degree or certificate telecommunications or IT emphasis

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Cable/telecommunications experience (Field Ops, HFC plant 2+
Troubleshooting or Maintenance Tech)
NOC, Dispatch, Call Center Tier or help desk support experience 2+
Networking or Equipment Programming experience 3+

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Certification in Network+, CCENT, CCNA, or CCNP are a plus
Certificate of Project Management preferred

Preferred Education

Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years

WORKING CONDITIONS

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Mental Requirements

EOE
Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

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Keywords: SPECTRUM, Durham , Operations Implementation Specialist I, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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