IS Systems Engineer Supv - 21659

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_1300_MKT-Wanamaker Building 

Req ID: 83961

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

  • Leads a team that plans, forecasts and implements new technologies of high complexity.
  • Builds and supervises a team of engineers. 
  • Identifies work trends and adjusts personnel to meet demand.
  • Provides internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application support teams, IS infrastructure,  management and users
  • Develops and enforces system engineering standards.
  • Effectively documents and communicates designs, results, reports and presentations.
  • Manages changing priorities and appropriately allocates project resources and assesses staffing needs.
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency in creating detailed documentation and project plans.
  • Reviews, develops and documents system level operational and engineering concepts and mission statements.
  • Coaches and mentors Level III staff and peers with differing detailed knowledge.
  • Performs all duties related to the annual review process.
  • Is responsible for scheduling, assigning work, reviewing the technical adequacy of work products, meeting cost and schedule for assigned group and interface coordination with other groups.
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Communications technologies is necessary for this role. 

Job Responsibilities

A Supervisory Systems Engineer functions as both subject matter expert and team manager. The responsibilities echo those of a Principal Systems Engineer, but include direct supervision of team members and projects. A Supervisory Systems Engineer also:

  1. Plans and schedules systems engineering activities for highly complex tasks and projects.
  2. Mentors systems specialty engineers in systems engineering processes.
  3. Functions as group spokesperson on critical programs and participates in long-range planning.
  4. Counsels senior management, customer personnel and colleagues on resolving complex technical issues. 
  5. Holds regular team meetings; mentors and conducts periodic performance and salary reviews for support staff.


Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

  • Advanced certification in area of concentration required
  • 8-10+  years of experience performing system administration and engineering for one of the following systems or equivalent years in managing Cisco Unified Communications technologies.
  • Senior level experience in developing emerging technology solutions will be considered along side of technology experience listed above.
  • Extensive track record implementing and managing large, complex, enterprise class solutions in a global environment. 
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Communications technologies is required for this role. 
  • Experience performing Break/Fix duties and related project work required.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements


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