Wireless Engineer

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Responsibilities

Overview

The Priority Services Wireless Engineer is responsible for developing and analyzing wireless communications capabilities, translating business needs into technical design and defining solutions through application of engineering and technical expertise. The Priority Services Engineer should have an advanced knowledge and diverse skills in wireless technologies and multiple vendor solutions to include design and architecture of various platforms environments. The Priority Services Engineer will:

  • Apply practical skills and experience across many application and infrastructure products, technologies, and services.
  • Develop comprehensive solutions using switching, wireless, and application services. High level responsibilities include leading the design and integration of networking solutions, architecture roadmap development, and deployment of network solutions.
  • Establish, implement, and enforce appropriate industry standards in the creation and implementation of wireless solutions.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Engineering, IT, Delivery, Support and third party vendors to deliver timely solutions.
  • Lead technical engagements with customer, vendors and internal technology teams to promote the use of and specific technologies in order to build new opportunities and business relationships.
  • Mediate opposing viewpoints and negotiate equitable solutions to ensure successful and stable outcomes.
  • Define Priority Services architectural roadmap for business need.
  • Maintain a baseline of industry knowledge to advice on technical trends and techniques for the development of solution designs.
  • Support standard and custom product development initiatives for wireless solutions.

 KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs, documents, analyzes, and commissions Priority Services for voice, data, and video services, and ensuring systems support specific customer requirements across  different manufacturers, service providers and users.
  • Manages engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services.
  • Evaluates new products and services ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of Priority Services.
  • Prepares and interprets technical specifications and assess regulatory impact for Priority Services.
  • Monitors Priority Services to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems.
  • Assesses performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems.
  • Determines integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs.
  • Researches and recommends technology to improve the current systems.
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    • Ability to design solutions and manage projects to deliver customer commitments.
    • Ability to gather, document, and present specific customer requirements and articulate technical designs and solutions.
    • Ability to develop architecture roadmap and influence standards design.
    • Exceptional documentation skills that clearly articulate technical designs, issues and constraints, procedures, and network assessments.
    • Strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills.
    • Strong industry experience and deep professional/technical knowledge.
    • Technical leader and recognized expert on select technologies/systems/procedures.
    • Develops new concepts/methods/techniques for cross functional initiatives.
    • Self-directed to complete tasks in professional and timely manner with minimal supervision.
    • Manages multiple projects utilizing project management processes.
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
    • Promotes active listening and open communication.

Qualifications

 KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs, documents, analyzes, and commissions Priority Services for voice, data, and video services, and ensuring systems support specific customer requirements across  different manufacturers, service providers and users.
  • Manages engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services.
  • Evaluates new products and services ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of Priority Services.
  • Prepares and interprets technical specifications and assess regulatory impact for Priority Services.
  • Monitors Priority Services to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems.
  • Assesses performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems.
  • Determines integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs.
  • Researches and recommends technology to improve the current systems. 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in the use of analytical and modeling techniques to describe the problem, to assess the solution and to validate the proposed architecture addresses the business requirements.
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of wireless network technology, architecture and design disciplines, and operational support familiarity.
  • Previous or current extensive hands-on implementation and thorough network configuration knowledge and capabilities.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of engineering design and support for voice, data and video networks.
  • Demonstrate organizational and planning skills by developing project plans and completing projects in a methodical fashion.
  • In-depth knowledge of wireless technologies such as CDMA, GSM, LTE, EVDO.
  • In-depth knowledge of IP technologies such as SIP, MPLS, BGP, and QoS.
  • Strong understanding of wireless technology. 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical discipline with ten or more years of related experience.  Master’s degree in Engineering or technical discipline preferred. 

The successful applicant must  undergo a background investigation and receive a favorably adjudicated National Agency Check, Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC).

 

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.