Solutions Engineer
Charlotte, NC

SKC has a great opportunity to join our collaboration team as an Avaya Solutions Engineer.  This position can be located in Kansas City, Chicago, Charlotte, Dallas or Omaha.  The preferred candidate has experience deploying Avaya systems, patching software and understands overall UC and Contact Center solutions.

SKC offers a full suite of benefits, including medical & dental insurance, flex spending accounts, holiday & vacation leave, and company-matched retirement savings. Our employee programs are designed to encourage ongoing personal and professional growth. SKC enjoys low turnover, promotes from within and fosters a strong team atmosphere.

Work hours: Variable Hours – including nights and weekends

Employment Status:  Exempt

Location: TBD


  1. Consultation on delivery, support, and management of recommended solutions
  2. Analyzes customer needs, issues and interests to formulate a strategy that will achieve business objectives.
  3. Strive to ensure a high market share of products and services by providing direction and information on the products and related services to customers and SKC Account Executives
  4. Develop and maintain technical competency for all products
  5. Provide direction and consultation to customers towards resolution of complaints for post-sale issues. Drive escalations to appropriate resolution.
  6. Keep current on industry changes and continually works to improve sales techniques and sales knowledge by providing upstream feedback on project successes and needed process changes in the pre-sales arena.
  7. Works independently and as a team member with Account Executives, operations, marketing, services, and purchasing to achieve company major business objectives
  8. Keeps advised on company policies, procedures, and objectives, clarifying them with a Manager when questions arise; is always prepared to accurately discuss these policies with our customers
  9. Works directly with key customer personnel to identify, establish, and communicate key performance indicators needed to meet customer requirements
  10. Based on analysis, makes recommendations and oversees the implementation contributes through analysis, implementation, configuration, documentation, on-going maintenance and updates
  11. Assure tactical and strategic delivery of services to the enterprise in a timely, accurate, and reliable manner
  12. Acts as a mentor to less senior staff
  13. Provide any other support to ensure SKC operates up to standards on a daily basis.


Work Environment

SKC Communication Products, LLC promotes from within and strives to recognize each associate’s individual talents. SKC believes that our associates are our company’s most valuable asset. Consequently, SKC enjoys low turnover, promotes from within and fosters a strong team atmosphere. SKC offers a business casual environment, and we encourage our employees to be creative and enjoy the time they spend at work.





  1. 3-5 years technical or operational experience
  2. Proficient at all Microsoft Office products; Outlook, WORD, Excel and SharePoint
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  4. Excellent relationship and collaboration skills
  5. Excellent organization and Program Mgt. skills
  6. Proven knowledge of Contact Center technologies including Interactive Voice Response IVR, Voice Recognition Unit VRU, Telephony Integration CTI, Automatic Call Distribution ACD, and Private Branch exchange PBX, Call Recording, Call Routing, Workforce Management, Quality Management, etc.
  7. 4+ years of hands on operational experience with one of the following:
    1. Carrier based SIP trunking
    2. SIP endpoint registration
    3. SIP transport
    4. Acme Packet
    5. Sonus
    6. Sipera
  8. 4+ Years of hands on experience with the following:
    1. Avaya Communication Manager 6.X and above
    2. Avaya System/Session Manager 6.X
    3. Avaya IP Office
    4. Cloud based communications and collaboration solutions
    5. Must be able to architect, design, implement, and support these products in a highly complex, stressful environment. Must understand overall Unified Communications and Contact Center solutions, but also be able to troubleshoot problems within these environments when the need arises.

General Qualifications

Ability to analyze customer situations, make decisions and solve problems under pressure.  Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and detail.  Basic numeric skills.  Ability to maintain positive working relationships with management, co-workers, clients and vendors.  Ability to communicate effectively face-to-face, in groups, and via telephone and written communication.  Ability to travel.  Ability to sit for long periods of time entering computer data, researching leads, and telephone communication (up to eight (8) hours).  Ability to be detail oriented, work without supervision and must be available during working hours.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities required of individuals so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.



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