New Job Telecommunications Specialist In Ontario

Telecommunications Specialist
Telecommunications Specialist

Telecommunications Specialist

Company : Ministry of Health
Salary : $1,513–$1,955 a week
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Are you a telecommunications systems expert? Do you have expertise supporting enterprise-wide telecommunications systems and projects, establishing voice and data telecommunications networks and equipment, and planning and implementing Private Branch Exchange (PBX), Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) as well as voice networks from design phase to go-live?

If so, then come showcase your expertise with the Health Services I&IT Cluster, Emergency Health I&IT Solutions & Technology Management Branch, where you will provide senior technical subject matter expertise of provincial telecommunication systems.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

  • Provide senior technical subject matter expertise and apply a proven track record of delivery in the management of provincial telecommunication systems and new services/applications to ensure feasibility of integrating technologies between multiple technology functions.
  • Provide oversight and expert technological advice in the management of telecommunications services, facilities and advanced technical consulting on infrastructure issues across the enterprise.
  • Provide senior technical level expertise, project management and coordination of wide-scale projects and initiatives across multiple systems/program areas.
  • Plan and implement enterprise-wide telecommunications services and conduct cost benefit analysis of utilizing new service delivery options.
  • Lead and develop technical requirements for service improvements and new services, including requests for proposals and evaluation materials.

Note: This position may require visits to urban and rural remote settings to provide support or problem resolution outside of normal hours. Job requires on-call, standby and occasional return to work to provide technical support to ministry-critical systems on a 24-hour, 7 days a week basis.

How do I qualify?

Technical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated technical subject matter expertise in enterprise wide infrastructure, telecommunication systems such as telephony (Avaya, Pantel, CML, Panasonic), and radio systems (UHF,VHF).
  • You have advanced knowledge of telecommunication systems, architectures (IP & IP based network, data and wireless) and networks (voice, data, wireless and video) to oversee the testing and performance of integrated multi-service network systems.
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of unified communications infrastructure to design, develop and implement innovative solutions.

Communication Skills:

  • You can ensure effective communication during service outages, prepare reports and presentations.
  • You can develop and maintain business relationships by providing advanced technical expertise to cluster and ministry senior management.
  • You can write technical documents, recommendations, policies, and standards

Analytical, Organizational and Strategic Thinking Skills:

  • You can lead enterprise-wide consultations and provide input to technology strategies.
  • You can lead several large-scale projects across multiple programs.
  • You can participate in the development of emerging technologies.

Project Management Skills:

  • You can lead the technical integration between telecommunication systems and coordinate projects across multiple systems and program areas.
  • You can provide project leadership for all technical aspects of large-scale telecommunication projects involving highly complex or state-of-the-art technologies.

Procurement Skills:

  • You can develop and lead the technical requirements of request for proposals and recommend proposals for specialized telecommunication systems.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 5700 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Posted on:
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

  • W-HL-201872/23
    Flexible work arrangements including telework (remote work) and compressed work week may be considered.