Telephony Architect

Job Locations US-Remote
Requisition ID 2023-84758
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/13/2023 12:37 PM)
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Introduction


Job Description Summary

The Solution Architect will work closely with the COTS vendor and the product owner to help develop solutions by gaining deep solution knowledge; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, capacity management, partnering with Sales and time-integrated plans for product implementation and operations support.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
•Closely work with the product owner and the COTS application vendors that are in use with the project initiative
•Assist with writing and solution diagrams for Contact Center government statements of work, RFIs, and RFPs.
•Determine platform configurations, development and implementation aligned to customer requirements on an ongoing basis
•Monitor platform configuration and operations on a regular basis to evaluate, analyze and recommend enhancements and upgrades
•Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing platform specifications and requirements; appraising new ideas and/or platform changes
•Provide source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives
•Engage with the product owner to assess capacity and platform availability requirements by reviewing program implementation pipeline and adjusting capacity levels to program schedules
•Coordinate with all other IT team(s) to appropriately engage and support the upkeep of Contact Center platforms
•Provide 24x7 on call support based on critical reported incidents, and coordinates with the COTS vendor and product owner
•Participate and support platform solution architecture for new implementations, enhancements and upgrades
•Serve as the SME for and maintains knowledge of Contact Center solutions
•Assist with the update and maintenance of all platform specific documentation
•Support regular, ongoing platform certification activities (FedRAMP) as required
•Support customer specific Authority To Operate (ATO) activities as required
•Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending vendor provided platform workshops; reviewing release notes, professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
•Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
•At least twelve (12) years of experience in software development or infrastructure
•At least ten (10) years of experience with Contact Center technology; IVR, ACD, WFM & Reporting
•At least five (5) years of detailed telephony infrastructure engineering knowledge and experience configuring and supporting (including Switch installation and configuration as well as routing design and platform trouble shooting) one of the following telephony platforms; Cisco, Genesys, Avaya, Amazon Connect or NICE inContact (or like Cloud Contact Center platform)
•2 Years experience on architecting Amazon Connect
•Certification on one or more Contact Center Suites; Cisco, Genesys, Avaya, Amazon Connect or NICE inContact (or like Cloud Contact Center platform)
•Advanced knowledge of networking principles and applications
•Knowledge of the contact center market and related products and industry
•Excellent networking skills, especially with regard to distribution channels and vendor relations
•Ability to manage vendor relationships
•Strong motivational skills, especially when it comes to leading a team
•Up to 25% travel
•Federal or State Government experience preferred

Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:
•United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Design, develop, implement, maintain, and enhance telecommunication networks, systems and equipment.

- Evaluate company requirements to determine whether an internal or other operating system is more appropriate.

- Conduct project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons. Perform traffic study analysis to determine best configuration of systems.

- Analyze existing networks and equipment and identify opportunities for improvement.

- Develop solutions that meet business requirements.

- Engineer new project/upgrading existing projects.

- Support system-wide management, maintenance, and improvements including proactive monitoring, software updates, implementation and integration of new services (end points) and day to day preventative maintenance.

- May mentor and train staff/support teams.

Minimum Requirements:
- Requires an advanced technical degree and a minimum of 12 years in progressively responsible positions.

Education and Experience Requirements


MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.