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West Corporation.

Senior Network Planner

West Corporation. - Lancaster, TX

Senior Network Planner




Senior Network Planner


West’s Global Technology Services is seeking a Senior Network Planner. This position is part of our Carrier Management team which supports all of the West lines of business related to Telecom Carrier Services. The team is responsible for maintaining quality service and managing costs utilizing domestic and global routing systems to analyze options and provide the best carrier solution. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional with significant focus/experience with ILEC, IXC, and managing commercial and direct connect agreements.

In this role, the core criteria for the position includes:

Analysis of domestic and international rates and call records

Manage domestic and global routing engine

Establish and analyze performance criteria

Long range planning of ILEC, IXC, local and access facilities and maintaining interconnection inventories and diagrams relative to network interconnection design

Assist in development of a new GIRE network plan that includes cost savings analysis, network interconnection design

Assist in deployment of GIRE systems internationally

Manage international call routing

Support operations in troubleshooting issues



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Telecommunications, Computer Science, Information Services, Electronics or related field preferred

Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements


Minimum 7 years’ experience to include managing voice traffic, TDM, VoIP and underlying transport fabric required

Minimum 5 years’ experience in designing, managing and updating accepted traffic models preferred

Minimum 1 year experience required interpreting tariffs, LERG, MSA and interconnection agreements


Minimum 1 year experience with telecommunications transport networks (i.e. DWDM, SONET, Ethernet, etc.)

Minimum of 1 standard programming language (C , Perl)

Expert knowledge of all aspects of PSTN

Call routing

Expertise with ILEC, IXC

West is connecting people and ideas.

We are delivering on their potential.

We are improving the way we work and live.

At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network –based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.

We Connect. We Deliver. We are WEST.

Applications will be accepted through 11/27/17.

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Primary Location

United States-Texas-Lancaster




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Senior Network Planner West Corporation. - Lancaster, TX, United States


Location: Lancaster, TX

Company Profile:
To many of the top companies in nearly every industry, West provides the technology and customized services to connect with their customers, workforce, partners and vendors. We help our clients communicate clearly, confidently, persuasively in a market place that spans the globe and yet is as personal as a conversation between two people.