What you’ll be doing...

System Assurance Engineer is responsible for advanced integration, operation, maintenance (OA&M), and performance monitoring of the Verizon Wireless networks and platforms found within a distribution node. Networks supported include 1X, CDMA, LTE-EPC, EBH, TRFO/NNI, WDN, WVN and LAN/WAN technologies and protocols. Platforms included but not limited to are: Nokia 7750/7705s; Ericsson MME, SGW & eNBs; Cisco CRS, PGW, 6500, 10K, 9k, 7K, 4k; Fujitsu 4500, 9500; Juniper MX-960, QFX. Oracle SR/SBC, and Genband MRFP Transcoding. The engineer is expected to perform his/her duties with minimum supervision and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled.

  • Troubleshoot, upgrade, integrate, and perform preventative maintenance on multiple vendor systems.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) on regional data networks and correct anomalies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical leadership.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Participate in first office applications (FOAs) and other projects as scheduled.
  • Interface and escalate as necessary with key stakeholders both within and outside the sub-market to ensure projects as well as troubleshooting efforts are completed in a timely manner.

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 of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with TCP/IP, LAN/WAN and IP routing protocols BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Ethernet, SONET.
  • Knowledge of IP addressing, subnetting, network segmentation (VLAN).
  • Experience with wireless telecom technologies; 1XRTT, EV-DO, EV-DO rev A, and LTE.
  • Experience with Cisco and Juniper infrastructure and operations systems.
  • Experience with OA&M, monitoring, and growing large-scale data networks.
  • Experience using various network monitoring or performance tools such as Irisview, SevONE, Syslog, ELPT, RTT, Fluke, Netscout, NGenius Suite, Wireshark.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Four or more years in the cellular/telecommunications with a focus on data networks and transport.
  • Experience in Openstack, NFV, SDN, and Orchestration technologies.
  • Programming/scripting experience (Python).
  • Experience in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in UNIX/Linux.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and work extremely well in a team environment.
  • Possess a proactive work style with the ability to set priorities, work with minimum supervision and with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Detail oriented and ability to follow up through to completion on all assignments/projects/deadlines.
  • Initiative to independently identify issues, come up with timely, creative solutions, and own issues through resolution.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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