Billing Application and Process Support Specialist II


Cox is seeking a Billing Application and Process Support Specialist II who will be responsible for daily support of telephony applications, data feeds, and interfaces that have been transitioned from development into production. This position will work closely with application development and other support teams to resolve any problems or issues that may arise and to ensure that the production applications are maintained and upgraded as needed to meet end-users' needs. 
While this role may focus primarily on Application and Business Process Support, additional duties may include support for Business Intelligence and reporting as well as E911 daily file transmittal processing.  Functions include: report creation, distribution and maintenance, operational performance and results analysis, data management, and ad-hoc project management. 
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: Provide Tier 2 business process and application support in an effort to bring resolution to internal and external customers/users problems on basic hardware, network, software, and applicationsTroubleshoot and restore technical service and equipment issues by analyzing, identifying, and diagnosing faults and symptoms using established processes, scripts, and proceduresHelp identify and analyze problem causes, patterns, and trends and recommend corrective action where appropriatePerform data analysis using appropriate tools and system transactions to support recommendationsIdentify customer concerns and resolve or escalate customer issues expediently and accurately within documented timeframesLog all incoming issues (instant messenger, email, phone, fax, etc.) into problem-management database; follow established procedures to document problems and recommend modifications to procedures as requiredMay interact with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problems Simulate or recreate user problems to resolve operating difficultiesRecommend system modifications to reduce user problems Respond to after hours on-call support for business continuitySupport customer needs by responding quickly to incidents based on priority and maintaining a focus on providing excellent customer serviceGather requirements, conduct business analysis, and write technical design specificationsOversee the preparation and design of various reports, data downloads, research, and special projectsProvide recommendations for operational efficiency and process improvements subject to management review in support of changeConduct quality assurance reviews of data for accuracy and completeness and assist and direct troubleshooting for data integrity if requiredPerform problem determination (root cause analysis) as well as document the source of problems and their resolution. Recognize and analyze trends in errors so as to identify and install long term solutions to problemsPerform validation when new releases are deployed into production which may require validation after hours (early morning or late at night)Respond to requests or questions on interpretation or reporting of dataValidate test plans and test scenarios; verify test resultsEffectively communicate with business users and customers

Minimum:  Generally 2 - 5 years of experience in related field (i.e. application/production/process support) OR 2 - 4 years of experience in related field if candidate has an advanced degree  Experience with one or more of the following:  Microsoft Office, AS/400 (ICOMS), UNIX, LINUX, SQL, Oracle, TOMS, OBIEE Excellent customer service, project leadership, management, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills with attention to detail Ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision  Works well under pressure and meets deadlines
Preferred:  BS/BA in discipline (IT, MIS, CS, etc.) 2+ years of experience in telecommunications  Experience with number porting and inventory Hands on experience with OBIEE and BI Publisher version 11G including Dashboard, Reports, RPD design and development  Clear understanding of the Repository Architecture which covers the Physical Layer, The Business Layer and the Presentation Layer, creating joins, creating tables and creating RPD's.  Functional knowledge of tools and resources used by the telecommunications industry (i.e. LERG, TPM, NANPA, Telcordia) Experience analyzing call detail record (CDR) Experience with large databases (>20 TB)

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Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing