Kforce IT Business Analyst in Walnut Creek, California

Kforce has a client that is searching for an IT Business Analyst in Walnut Creek, California (CA)Summary:The candidate will be responsible for Network Services Infrastructure and Performance Enterprise Telco Order Desk Business Analysis. The Company IT Network Services Infrastructure and Performance is seeking a Business Analysis for the Enterprise Circuit Order Desk whose primary responsibility is to support all the Company's Telecommunications circuit provisioning, inventory and delivery.Principle Responsibilities:Top Daily responsibilities:

  • Working with Vendors to resolve ordering and billing discrepancies

  • Coordinating with the team to improve the daily process for order documentation

  • Data entry into Tangoe and Remedy for circuit order activity

  • Interactions with internal employees requesting service

  • Interactions with external vendors and carriers to service to their clients

  • Back up for peers

Vendor Management:

  • Process company infrastructure circuit order requests through the Telecom Order Management System (TOM) to the appropriate vendor

  • Query vendors for pertinent order information for entry into TOM and feedback to the Network Engineer

  • Project Manager and Business Client

  • Attend and/or host weekly/biweekly meeting with the business partners and vendors to ensure order activity is on track for delivery

Project Coordination/Management:

  • Perform project coordination within the company with the vendors for successful project implementation

  • Manage Remedy queue to ensure all orders are reviewed and issued on time

General:

  • Process incoming Remedy work orders and email requests from various clients within the company

  • Ensure all orders are processed and completed through the TOM system up to and including first month billing

  • Provides support and back up to the other Order Desk Team members and management

  • Coordinates with AP/Finance on any billing discrepancies with the vendors

  • B.A/B.S. degree or equivalent experience required

  • 5 years of professional experience in technology/local exchange carrier related environment

  • 3 years of solid customer service skills

  • Demonstrated professional oral and written communications skills

  • Collaboration and project coordination abilities

  • Knowledge of Telco circuits, Ethernet, SIP, VoIP, etc

  • Microsoft suite of products

  • Project management coordination

Desired Attributes

  • -Can do- attitude

  • Ability to influence across the team and to champion change

  • A profound understanding of the importance of teamwork

  • Passionate about the company's social mission in their communities

  • Prior telecommunications experience desired

  • Microsoft Office skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc

  • Prior wireline telecommunication experience voice and data

  • Skill in the use of computerized spreadsheets and word processing software

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours