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Telecommunications Network Manager

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 23204 Apply

SC JOHNSON IS A FIFTH-GENERATION FAMILY COMPANY BUILT ON THE SPIRIT OF OUR PEOPLE. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building iconic brands that win the hearts and minds of consumers – such as Raid®, Glade®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country around the world. Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Join our winning team of Wave Makers and Go Getters and help us write the next chapter in the SCJ story.

As the Telecommunications Network Manager, you will own the infrastructure and operations for a large portfolio of telephony services for a diverse population of multi-national corporate users and global manufacturing facilities. You will manage vendor relationships to achieve business objectives within SLAs, work cross-functionally to manage telecom operations, and work with traditional TDM, VoIP, and modern cloud telephony. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Owns the infrastructure and operations for a large portfolio of telephony services for a diverse population of multi-national corporate users and global manufacturing facilities.
  • Develops business requirements for voice solutions and delivers using the latest cloud technologies.
  • Leads related projects in collaboration with the PMO to deliver crisp and timely updates and communications to business stakeholders regarding the status of targets and deliverables.
  • Manages telecom operations in collaboration with partners and vendors.
  • Engages telecommunications providers and supporting vendors in managing operations and delivering services globally.
  • Drives Communications Lifecycle Management (CLM) / Telecom Expense Management (TEM) targets and deliverables in partnership with our CLM service provider.
  • Develops partnerships with the relevant technology, business, operations, and legal managers, gathering and development of project requirements, negotiating with suppliers to obtain best in class pricing and contract terms, including SLAs and conditions.
  • Develops and presents recommendations to management based on research of the relevant transaction and suppliers.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience including managing team(s) responsible for infrastructure/network/telecommunications operations and L3 support in multi-platform environments.
  • 7 to 10 years Telecommunications vendor management and TEM / CLM engagement.
  • At least five years of experience in cloud collaboration and telephony technologies.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Expert level knowledge of network and telecommunications cabling and technical standards.
  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP and related network protocols support voice communications.
  • Customer focus to deliver the best End User Experience with empathy for the customer.
  • Ability to work on multiple, complex projects as a project leader and a subject matter expert.
  • Microsoft Teams tenant configuration management with cloud migration experience. 
  • Design, configuration, and operation with legacy and modern trunk technologies.
  • Experience with legacy and modern telephony systems (PBX) and end user devices, phones and conference room equipment.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP network protocols with deep knowledge of VoIP protocols, including SIP.
  • Experience designing, developing, installing, maintaining, and repairing telecommunications systems and equipment.
  • Experience supporting call center operations, including IVR, queues, call routing, and CRM integration.
  • Experience developing requirements and negotiating contracts with external suppliers for Information technology products with a focus on telecommunications and related services.
  • Partner with BPT (Internal IT) to develop smart, strategic insights to inform our ideas and measure their effectiveness.
  • Strong communication skills and customer service focus.

Job Requirements:

  • Full time in Racine, regular hours, etc.
  • Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.
  • Flexible hours are occasionally required to meet targets in support of global stakeholders.
  • Some international and domestic travel is occasionally expected, but generally < 10% overall.


Better Together

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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