University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Communication Technology Analyst

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 6 days ago(12/4/2018 2:55 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-32034
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Under the direction of the Manager of Communication Technologies or designee, the Communication Technology Analyst is responsible for managing the UMass Medical School Mobile Device Program, Licensing for Applications for Web Conferencing and other applications supported by IT Customer Services. This includes, but is not limited, to being the principal contact between Communication Technologies and Customers and provides analysis of monthly bills and usage and recommends changes to ensure the efficiencies and adhere to the School Policy. The Communication Technology Analyst is responsible for performing a variety of operational duties and analysis on various Software provided to UMass Medical School Employees and Students.

     

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Mobile Device Management – Actively engages in continuous improvement recommending content, solutions, or alternative processes that may improve the customer experience or our operational efficiencies
    • Perform monthly analysis of rate plans and usage and recommends actions while adhering to the Medical Schools policies and efficiencies
    • Provide basic to highly complex technical support to resolve wireless carrier activation/set up, configuration and usability questions for end customers. Troubleshoots hardware and service problems and facilitates carrier support calls as necessary
    • Process, assign, and monitor licenses for chargeback, run reports for departments on usage for Web Based Conferencing applications, and other Software supported by IT Customer Services
    • Stay up to date and keeps close relationships with all vendors to ensure knowledge of new devices and opportunities for better program management in a timely manner
    • Initiate and implement new procedures and processes for both Mobile Devices, Conferencing Systems and applications.  Develop and write procedure manuals, revises as required
    • Provide training one on one and in scheduled group meetings. Create training instructions using videos and written documentation for cell phones, Web based applications, video conferencing and other applications as needed
    • Participate in the implementation of new applications, software, and provide post-implementation support
    • Responsible for the efficient use of the business issued Mobile Devices, customer consultation, training, scheduling, licensing, and problem resolution
    • Plan and coordinate all services and the timely resolution of all Mobile Device changes and problems
    • Serve as one of the primary Specialists for the University issued cell phones and associated conferencing systems.
    • Maintain Communication Technologies Web pages
    • Member of scrum team whose responsibility it is to maintain and manage conference rooms and amphitheaters, make sure the room is clean and equipment is working properly
    • Contribute to the development of organizational goals and objectives of IT
    • Perform other duties as required

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of experience in a technical support environment
    • Strong Analytical skills for monthly bill and usage efficiencies
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word etc…
    • Strong experience resolving wireless carrier technical issues
    • Broad skills in mobile wireless technologies carrier device activation, deployment and support experience (mobile devices/browsers, iPhone, etc.)
    • Ability to resolve complex technical issues, use common sense, and the ability to think on your feet. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong desire to achieve high customer satisfaction.
    • Must be a logical thinker and understand the concept of mobility synchronization products and services. 
    • High regard for accessing confidential information. 

    Additional Information

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Business and Enterprise wireless carrier products/services background
    • Experience in audio conferencing and webinar conference applications.
    • Previous experience with help desk ticketing software
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer support and training 

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