When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of a dynamic team that works with the latest technology to provide our customers access to our many network services including 5G advanced systems. You will be performing a technical role including guiding the design, planning and overseeing the execution of your plan. These initiatives will require a skill set including, router knowledge, fiber optics experience and the passion to learn and expand your knowledge.

  • Working with RF and Implementation teams to select, secure and engineer Hub locations.
  • Providing design and implementation support for data routers, Ethernet backhaul interconnect and other supporting data systems.
  • Providing a roadmap and guidelines for products, features, and hardware configurations to ensure technologically superior, operationally efficient and cost-effective growth and new deployment of systems.
  • Working with East Territory and Headquarters Transport staff to develop new technology transport design and equipment standards for deployment.
  • Designing and managing the installation of both dark and lit Fiber Optic Rings.
  • Working with other groups to forecast and ensure equipment growth projects meet expectant demands.
  • Maintaining an accurate circuit inventory; monitor usage data from the traffic engineering reports and use this data to determine capacity requirements.
  • Developing and tracking capital requirements and forecasting growth.
  • Performing audits of Facility/Transport database for accuracy and provides utilization reports to management. Work in conjunction with Area/HQ planning and transport Teams to engineer and implement inter-Market facilities requirements.
  • Working closely with OEM Vendors, 3rd party DF/Lit providers, and internal teams to identify the best Value (quality, time, and cost).
  • Managing the vendor selection, contract negotiation, RFP and ongoing relationships.
  • Partnering with VZB and the One Fiber team to deliver all solutions in a timely manner.
  • Interfacing regularly with higher levels of the management team across various organizations.

Where you'll be working...

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years or relevant work experience.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Experience in the cellular/ telecommunications industry in an Interconnect engineering role.
  • CCNA /CCNP certification.
  • Experience in Cisco, Ciena and/or ALU/Nokia router configuration.
  • Knowledge of Optical transport systems.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Experience in SevOne traffic data collection system or another traffic statistics reporting package.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, problem solving, project management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Experience in two or more of the following platforms and/or technologies; Ciena 6500 and Fujitsu 950, ALU/Nokia 7705 & 7750 routers, Cisco 920, 903, 5501, 540, Ciena 5164 routers.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

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