Collaboration Engineer

  • Synergis
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Nov 03, 2017
Contractor Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Collaboration Engineer-

US - San Francisco, CA 94105

1 year


Our client's culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public-offering a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like free lunches, Friday happy hours, on-site fitness classes and more. As part of their team, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and-above all-have fun doing it.

Brief description of the job:

The Collaboration Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation and operational escalation of their entire collaboration portfolio. From Agile Sprints to Zoom Telepresence, the Engineer will help to define the way they work. Architecture and design of collaboration solutions, integration of data into serviceable solutions, and exposure to virtually every aspect of infrastructure technology will be the standard for each day you work there.

The Engineer will work with the Systems Engineering and End User Computing teams to define best practices, generate processes and procedures for the homogenization and standardization of collaborative computing.

What You'll Work On:

We have over 200 SaaS Software solutions online, so the engineer will need to be incredibly flexible in support of so very many applications. The company has transitioned to Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft SharePoint is in full bloom in the wild. There are MANY collaboration solutions in production here, and it is our goal to make one from many. The engineer will be performing best of breed comparisons for nearly every Collaboration Vendor. (Atlassian Hipchat, Slack, Skype for Business, etc.) The engineer will be working daily with authentication and encryption solutions, and will be expected to have an in-depth understanding of Single-Sign-On, SAML, and cross-functional technologies.

A big part of this role includes taking care of our hundreds of conference facilities. Care and Feeding of our Zoom telepresence systems, Logitech and Aver Cameras, Revolabs hardware, BiAmp and ClearOne DSP systems, various microphone systems is paramount to the role, and a rich background in all-hands space and conferencing is highly recommended. Design and implementation of collaboration solutions for Mac Products, Lenovo Products, and all kinds of Phones will be yet another responsibility, and the Engineer must have a solid knowledge of each type of device on the network.

Required Skills:

SharePoint skills to a development level

PowerShell to a development level

Collaboration skills to an architectural level

Teleconferencing and Audio skills to an engineering and implementation level

SaaS skills (including security and integration)

Total confidence and commitment

Nice-to-Have Skills:

Cisco networking and wireless

Linux Scripting languages

Project Coordination

Pants-on-fire implementation expertise