Pearson Principal Unified Communications Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

Principal Unified Communications Engineer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

TheUnified Communications Principal Architect develops, defines, promotes andoversees complex strategic solutions and architectures by combining businessand solutions expertise.They will steer the vision, technology and roadmap to deliverworld-class solutions that support our evolving business needs. The primaryfocus of the role will be on Unified Communications & Collaboration domains,while also working with integration through global data networks, wireless, andmobility. The position is responsible for developing and maintaining currentand future state architectures, roadmap and overseeing implementation ofend-to-end integrated systems, delivering architectural initiatives thatimprove efficiencies in line with business strategies.

Key Responsibilities

●Leadthe technical design, implementation, and optimization of Pearson’s global voice,video, contact center, messaging and collaboration infrastructure/solutions

●Leadarchitectural and topology design, new technology evaluation and integrationplanning activities

●Contributeto and maintain strategic technology roadmaps

●Leadthe transition of new technologies and solutions into the operations phase suchthat operations staff have the proper documentation, mentoring, and overallreadiness to maintain optimal state after deployment.

●Ensurearchitecture and design provides reliability and redundancy for all services toinclude corporate voice, video, contact center and UC applications.

●LeadCall Center design as well as provide expert support for Pearson call centerenvironments.

●Providestechnical expertise to project teams working on the development,implementation, maintenance and improvement of Unified Communications andCollaboration solutions and design

●Providesinput into business cases, request for proposals, supplier selection andevaluation of proposals

●Conductsperformance analysis and documents solution components adhering to platformstandards

●Engagementwith application and platform build teams to ensure designs are provided basedon the business requirements

●Ownerand reviewer of both existing and proposed standards

●Engagementwith CISO team to ensure technical roadmap and standards are compliant withsecurity policies

●Identifiesbusiness requirements; evaluates concepts such as compelling event and problem identificationto ensure that solutions meet both short and long-term business performanceexpectations.

●Contributeto the development of work instructions, solution documentation, bestpractices, standards and guidelines.

●Participatein Incident, Change and Problem management.

●Provideexpert technical support on complex system and application performance issues.

●Beand stay current with UC technologies from existing and new vendors.



Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Other Locations US-CO-Centennial, GB-GB-London, US-TX-San Antonio, US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 9, 2016