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Design Specialist II (Collaboration Solutions - Audio Visual Design Engineering)

Reference ID: TEC10166-17

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Position Overview:

As part of our pre-sales activity, you will also be responsible to consult with our customers/stakeholders in gathering their business requirements, in order to develop the overall design/proposal.

Please note: Bilingualism in English & French is a must for this role.

    •Be the audio visual (AV) subject matter expert (SME), supporting our Sales & Implementation teams •Keep well informed of new technologies within the AV/video field •Research on products & specialized equipment to design the most suitable solution for our customers


Required Knowledge:
    •Design an AV system based on customer requirements, including:
      •Create AV schematics of proposed system: Microsoft (MS) Visio/AutoCAD/StarDraw •Create a SOW for proposed system •Create a BOM for proposed system •Quote installation and programming professional services
    •Ability to understand architectural, mechanical & electrical drawings •Create solution designs based on request for proposal (RFP) requirements, if design not supplied with the RFP •Develop a comprehensive software description •Ability to estimate project timelines •Understanding of Quality of Service (QoS), Internet Protocol (IP) in relation to AV technologies •Advance knowledge of:
      •Audio: DSP, DANTE, AVB, wireless mics, control, video: DM, XTP, Streaming, video conferencing: Polycom, Cisco, SFB •In-room scheduling solutions •Video walls
    •Well-versed in InfoComm AV standards

Required Skills & Abilities:
    •Strong collaborative skills •Strong interpersonal, oral & written communications & presentation skills •Must be able to manage strict timelines & multiple projects •Provide support to project managers & technical delivery team members •Proven ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams •Highly organized •Fluency in French is an asset

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
    •Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) designation is preferred •Crestron is preferred •Biamp is preferred •Extron is an asset •Amx is an asset •Cisco is an asset •Polycom is an asset

Required Experience:
    •Minimum 5 years of experience in AV design

What YOU Get:

Great pay, profit sharing bonus, stock purchase plan, dedication to team engagement; career development and after-hour educational assistance, flexible benefit plan with many innovative options and programs, Defined Contribution Pension structure, flexible work styles, 3 weeks of annual vacation, and more!

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: January 13, 2019
Closes: March 14, 2019
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10,000+ employees

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About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...