Telecom Analyst

Posted 14 May 2024
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Contract

Job Description

Telecom Analyst

Location: Oklahoma City, OK


Responsible for the assessment, planning, and design of Telecommunication maintenance and appropriate capital projects which construct or reconfigure telecommunication facilities including voice, LAN, WAN, wireless, Internet, video, fiber, etc. services and utility specific services such as SCADA, telemetry, and relaying. Reviews and assesses user needs, conducts feasibility studies, develops requests for proposal, evaluates vendor products and makes recommendations on selection, issues estimates, issues construction prints, conducts final inspection, etc. Responsible for maintenance of telecommunications records.


General responsibilities with standardized processes. Works under limited supervision. Resolves routine questions and problems. Refers the more complex issues to higher levels. Follows established procedures to accomplish requirements of job. Some latitude for deviation.

  • Evaluate carrier contracts and negotiate pricing agreements to optimize telecommunications costs while maintaining service quality.
  • Analyze telecommunications usage patterns and identify opportunities to reduce expenses through optimization and consolidation.
  • Conduct regular audits of telecommunications invoices to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies or billing errors.
  • Monitor and forecast telecommunications expenses to develop cost-saving strategies and budget recommendations.
  • Research and recommend cost-effective telecommunications solutions, including carrier selection, service plans, and equipment procurement.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements and align telecommunications services with organizational needs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with telecommunications vendors and carriers to stay informed about pricing trends and opportunities.
  • Provide reporting and analysis on telecommunications costs, usage, and trends to support decision-making and budgeting processes.

  • Strong understanding of telecommunications services, technologies, and carrier offerings.
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and budget management.
  • Excellent negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel or other analytical tools.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data analysis.
  • Effective communication and presentation abilities.

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven ten-years' experience in telecommunications cost management, carrier negotiations, or related financial analysis roles.

  • Occasional job site visits.
  • Occasional overnight travel.
  • Some work outside of the normal work day/week required.
  • Requires carrying and responding to a cell phone or pager.

  • Member is required to drive in order to perform their job duties. Member is assigned a company vehicle and/or member must drive a company and/or personal vehicle to complete company business at least 50% of time.
  • The operation of equipment, machinery or power tools;
  • This position is classified as a Safety-Sensitive Job under state law. Individuals in this position are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the company's Drug Testing Plan.

  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen
  • Pre-Employment Physical
  • This position is classified as a Safety-Sensitive Job under state law. Individuals in this position are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the company's Drug Testing Plan.