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Job ID 8212 Location Miami Date posted 05/10/2024
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Company Overview

At Carnival Cruise Line, our mission is to create safe, fun, and memorable vacations at a great value. As a valued member of our team, you'll actively contribute to developing exceptional travel experiences and unforgettable moments, every single day. Your Carnival journey begins here!

Our Culture Essentials

Joining the Carnival team means embracing our six Culture Essentials, which are the cornerstone values shaping our identity, principles, and actions. These beliefs and behaviors not only define who we are but also unite us as a team, guiding us in decision-making, fostering relationships, tackling challenges, and reaching milestones. These culture essentials propel us toward a shared vision of success, ensuring a collective effort in shaping our future.

  • Speak Up
  • Respect & Protect
  • Empower
  • Improve
  • Listen & Learn
  • Communicate

Responsibilities

Job ID 8212 Location Miami, FL Date posted 05/10/2024

Job Description


The Senior Contact Center Voice Solutions Architect is a highly knowledgeable member of a team responsible for developing IT service solutions and standards that meet or exceed business performance expectations. The position is responsible for creating detailed solution designs and documentation that supports the development, implementation and operations of enterprise-class SaaS/CCaaS solutions used by the Contact Center. Supports cross-departmental collaboration and internal communications with staff throughout the organization and service providers while promoting a positive work environment that supports consistency and drives efficiencies. Responsibilities include the architecture, design, engineering, tuning, and optimization of enterprise Voice services and related components to achieve high availability and performance for various business applications. Incumbent will support all Voice solution designs across all aspects of the business.

Job Functions:

  • Design – Accountable IT team member for cloud contact center (CCaaS) architecture and standards development. Design, plan, document, and support the configuration of contact center supporting solutions. Provide direction for the installation and configuration of all software packages, as needed, to support business requirements. Perform analysis and develop automation solutions based on established service agreements for capacity planning and performance tuning. Participate in the development of CCaaS solution standards. Develop detailed design and configuration documentation for deployed solutions. Ensure within solutions and deployments, the security of our enterprise infrastructure and compliance with all applicable security and compliance standards (PCI, PII, HIPPA etc.). Provide assistance in reviewing performance and capacity requests as well as design solution resolution. Collaborate with the Brand service delivery leaders to ensure an understanding of business cases and to ensure that the appropriate solution is selected that meets the business need. Develop solutions with a focus on reducing operating costs and/or improving guest experience. Provide Capital and/or Operational Expenditure Request level software, license and labor estimates, with detail, for projects. Contribute as necessary in a hands-on manner with the implementation of solutions in support of all projects. Work with other IT teams for new solutions designs and optimizations. S
  • Support– Act as the highest level of engineering escalation for issues encountered. Provide system support and troubleshooting expertise as needed for designed solutions
  • Research - Understand advances and changes in the technology industry and work directly with equipment manufactures to assess new technologies
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required
  • Complies with all policies and standards

Qualifications:

  • Education:  bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field required
  • Work Experience:  5+ years’ Experience with Large enterprise Contact Centers Architecture required.  10+ years Overall Experience with Large enterprise Contact Centers preferred.  5-8++ years Design & Architecture Cloud Contact Center required.  5+ years Migration of On-Premises voice networks to Cloud required.  5+ years Cisco Voice Systems preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working experience of enterprise Cloud Contact Center solutions such as Nice, Genesys, Five9
  • Working experience with automation tools such as Python, PowerShell or others
  • Working experience with cloud networks
  • CISCO KSAs is a plus
  • Cisco Call Manager 12.0 and up 
  • Cisco Collaboration
  • Cisco gateways/ISR’s
  • Certificate management
  • Network & Application level security
  • TCP/TLS
  • Soft skill KSAs
  • Strong Customer-service orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products

Physical Demands:  Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time. 

Travel:  Ship-based

Work Conditions:  Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.

The range for this role’s salary $83,200-$128,000.  Offers to the selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience. 

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits: 
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage
  • Financial Benefits: 
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off 
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion.
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year. 
  • Other Benefits 
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement
    • On-site preschool program, wellness center, and health clinic at our Miami campus

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About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. 



Employee Benefits

  • Hybrid Work Environment

    Empowering work-life integration and flexible opportunities for your personal and career success

  • Wellness Programs

    Comprehensive employer wellness programs featuring mental health support and fitness options, including an on-site gym

  • Cruise Benefits

    An array of qualified complimentary and heavily discounted cruise options for the ultimate dream getaway

  • Parental Programs

    Generous parental leave time and adoption assistance programs

  • Retirement Plan

    Secure your future with our exceptional Traditional and Roth 401(k) options complemented by valuable company contributions

  • Employee Stock Purchase

    Invest in tomorrow with the opportunity to purchase Carnival shares at a discounted rate from their fair market value

In addition to the above, we offer PTO and company holidays as well as a variety of medical, dental, and voluntary plans

Culture

In our virtual contact center, we're all about unlimited growth opportunities and creating a supportive, inclusive environment. We believe in fostering professional development and providing our team members with the tools and resources they need to excel in their roles. Our community values diversity, ensuring that everyone feels respected and supported in a welcoming atmosphere where personal and professional growth knows no limits. Above all, we're committed to delivering an exceptional guest experience, making customer satisfaction a top priority in everything we do.

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Carnival is a great place to learn and grow.

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