Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities:  Perform network performance analysis & planning for complex and critical network systems.  Utilize Modelling and simulation tools (such as Opnet).  Perform network capacity planning analysis and recommendations.  Provide network engineering support using network management tools such as HP OpenView and CiscoWorks.  Produce weekly network performance reports.  Recommend and implement process and tool improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization’s change and configuration management processes and systems.  Assist design engineers in capacity and performance planning for transition of new technology into production environments.

Qualifications

***Active TS/SCI++ Clearance Required***

Required Qualifications / Skills:  BBNA, OpNet, HP OpenView, VitalSuite, OPSware, IP routing/switching,  SONET, WAN/LAN protocols, Cisco routers. Knowledge includes demonstrated capability in all primary network elements, such as operation systems, platforms and or protocols. Knowledge of Cisco IOS and/or Juniper JUNOS is desired. CiscoWorks experience a plus.  Recommend and plan network recapitalization.  Perform network performanace tuning.  Baselines and forecasts network performance data and tunes network hardware and software configurations.  Utilize network software to monitor the performance of networks; manages system data to maintain performance efficiencies.  Oversee the daily performance of computer systems.  Maintain record of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial action taken, and installation activities.  Read trade magazines and technical manuals, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of hardware and software.  Conduct network diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and to provide technical assistance and support.  Prepare evaluations of software or hardware and recommend improvements or upgrades.  Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software.  Plan and test capacity requirements and ensure that services are provided with sufficient capacity to meet the business requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.