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Berean Group is Seeking for an Architect, Audio Visual and Video Teleconferencing

Location: Miramar, FL
Duration: 1 Year Contract to hire

Note: US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.

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Scope of work:
The Audio Visual Architect is responsible for the roadmap, design, installation, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of all AV & Video Conference systems. This includes the re-design and engineering of both current and future technologies. The Architect position will provide full life cycle support on an enterprise level for video conferencing, network streaming, and audio visual technology. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of Audio Visual, Video Conferencing, Telepresence and video wall solutions.
The ideal AV Architect candidate will have knowledge of existing technology from Polycom, Microsoft, Cisco Lync, Avaya and Crestron. The candidate should have a track record of providing exceptional customer service. They will play a critical role in efforts related to the growth, design, and engineering of RCL?s Video Conference Strategy.
1.Leads upgrades and installations of AV systems across the enterprise.
2.Creates annual and multi-year plans for upgrades of existing AV equipment.
3.Manage and maintain Multimedia Streaming Systems and Video Teleconferencing (VTC)
4.Researches, recommends, and implements new and emerging audio and video technologies. This includes video conferencing, desktop video conferencing, web conferencing, streaming and mobile video delivery, high quality video over IP, HD video production, digital signage solutions, conference room collaboration systems, podcasts, electronic whiteboards, tablets, and other advances in AV digital delivery for enterprise use.
5.Engineer and install new components within the existing video conference bridging solutions, conference room collaboration solutions (content sharing) and incorporate the appropriate audio components and control systems to enable our cross-platform deployment. Interoperability between Polycom, Cisco, Lync, Avaya and Crestron technology a plus.
6.Works closely with Desktop Services manager on coordinating staffing for events, and meetings requiring AV assistance.
7.Trains Desktop Services staff members and others in IT on existing and new technology.
8.Responsible for completing site surveys, designing solutions based on requirements, estimating, and installing.
9.Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of all AV equipment and systems that are required to provide acceptable service levels for the business.
10.Is on call 24x7 to handle emergencies or outages as the need arises.
11.Monitors a regular schedule for the preventive maintenance of previously mentioned systems.
12.Works closely with the IT Project Management Office and Newbuild departments on planning, designing, and engineering new IT projects for shoreside and shipboard.
13.Continues to update documentation of all mentioned systems that are in place as well and any new systems that come online.
14.Owns relationships with the vendors that maintain, service, and sells existing and future systems.
15.Recommends measures to improve work procedures and employee performance to increase quality of services and job safety.
16.Establishes standards to be maintained across the global data center environment.

Required skills/competencies:
Five or more years of experience to include the following:
?Knowledge of video conferencing systems Webex, and BlueJeans web conferencing software.
?Comfortable with computer software including web capturing systems, digital editing software, web video encoding and codecs.
?Comfortable with Mac/PC operating systems.
?Strong interest in emerging technology
?Strong written and oral communication skills
?Ability to lead and manage complex projects with a variety of clients
?Should be able to lift up to a minimum of 50lbs, to climb stairs and to work in confined spaces as the need arises.
?Must be able to perform job duties in environments that are under construction (noisy, dusty, etc?).
?Must be able to handle temperature extremes and confined spaces at times.

Preferred Skills:
?Knowledge of AMX, Extron, and Creston programming a plus.
?Knowledge of Polycom, Cisco, Lync, Avaya and Crestron technology a plus

Preferred Education: Successful completion of a Bachelor?s Degree.

Required Certifications:
Certifications: CTS, CTS-I, or CTS-D Certification preferred.

Travel Required:Yes

Travel Description:
This position requires a valid US passport. Travel is not paid from the contractor's home location to Client . For travel between Client locations, major travel expenses (air, car rental, lodging, some meals) will be booked and may be prepaid by Client . Contractor will be reimbursed for meals and incidental expenses according to Client travel policy. Contractor must have access to a major credit card for travel expenses.

Please be aware of the TWIC expense when submitting candidates to Shipboard positions. If hired, candidates will need a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) to work at the port. It is not reimbursable by Client .