Audio/Visual Telephony Engineer II

Chicago, Illinois 60601

Employment Type:
Date Added:
April 20, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Audio/Visual Telephony Engineer II for our premier client in Downtown Chicago. This is a FTE direct hire opportunity.


•5+ years high level Audio Visual/Telephony infrastructure design

•Knowledge of video conferencing end points, Polycom HDX/RealPresence Group, Cisco SX/EX, Cisco 8945, preferred

•Experience with Avaya Aura Session Manager, System Manager, Communication Manager, Messaging, and Conferencing.

•Knowledge of video conferencing protocols, communications and standards, H.323, SIP, E.164, required.

•Experience integrating desktop video with a video conferencing bridge.

•Exposure to mobile telephony solutions.

•Good understanding of the design of global Voice over IP telecommunications infrastructure.

•In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Lync. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification, preferred.

•Proven experience in audiovisual operations, processes and procedures.

•Audiovisual production and meeting planning experience a plus.

•Previous manager or supervisor experience a plus.

•Experience with building and maintaining high-availability (>99%) environments

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Enterprise Audio Visual/Telephony is responsible for the facilitation, analysis, design, documentation and communication tasks related to the integration of Audio Visual/Telephony technologies in the workplace in support of business strategies and processes.
  • Design the Audio Visual/Telephony infrastructure and setting the direction for those platforms that supports day to day operations.
  • Provide subject-matter-expertise for current and future planning, technical architectures, models and standards.
  • Work closely with the other members of the architecture team to ensure a cohesive enterprise technology strategy and direction.

Education and Certifications:

•BS in Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience.

•InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist certification a plus.

•Audiovisual vendor certifications (e.g., Polycom, Crestron, etc.) a plus.

Qualified candidates may send their resumes to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry-leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple—Match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit