What you’ll be doing...

RAN planning team is responsible for developing plans and implement the overall strategic goals and implement efficient radio network system for Verizon. Evaluates and recommends changes to current and future network requirements to enhance and meet Verizon's business needs. Work closely with 3GPP standards team to ensure Verizon's vital goals are achieved. Establish software roadmap and interact with vendors, internal and external stakeholders to ensure execution of imperative goals.

  • Will be taking ownership of green field projects, prepare Request For Proposal, prepare solution and defend solutions
  • Coordinate with various account managers, program managers, vendors, and make sure solutions are delivered. Interact with multiple vendors across various technical functional areas to develop cost effective solutions
  • Liaison with 3GPP team to identify 3GPP submissions; prioritize 3GPP submission items in close collaboration with 3GPP team.
  • Interface with internal teams such as device, service performance, territory performance and network planning. Maintain competitive technology information. Interface with external entities: 3GPP, device, chipset and infrastructure OEMs to drive the ecosystem forward to achieve Verizon goals. Advise on multi-million dollar savings. Evaluate vendors based on complex technical criteria and commercial should-cost criteria.
  • Perform early evaluation of new technologies and their applicability to Verizon service strategy. Create report based on early evaluation, and identify opportunities across all components of network include handset. Responsibilities include working with marketing and strategy teams in commercializing new technologies and services. Work with product and marketing teams to support new 5G and MEC products in RAN.
  • Identify opportunities for SON and automation for major 5G features. Acquire in-depth, and hands on understanding of SON platform to ensure integration of 5G features in SON eco-system early in the cycle.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • MasterinElectronics and communication, or Software Engineering,Telecommunications Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience with embedded C/C++, DSP/Power quick development work, UE log processing, network analysis tools.
  • Experience in wireless product development, product system engineering, planning, performance, and/or architecture.
  • Strong experience andachievements in Wireless Telecommunications Industry including experience with handset manufacturers, network equipment manufacturers and / or mobile operators.
  • Knowledge and experience with new wireless communication technologies such as LTE advance Pro, 5G NR, HetNet, Massive MIMO, CRAN, VRAN, Mobile Edge Computing, Cloud architecture, CAT-M, IoT, SON. Should have acted as subject matter expert on above items for multiple technologies.
  • Eight or more years of experience with Radio Access interface specifications, configuration, and network optimization. In-depth knowledge of 3GPP LTE/NR wireless standards, track record of the creation of original ideas in academia and/or industry. Multiple successful deployment of such ideas which resulted in financial benefit.
  • Five or more years of experience with designing and delivering radio access network solutions in collaboration with multi-functional teams.
  • Experience as a system developer, integrator, problem investigator, and system engineer.
  • Five or more years of experience with solving network capacity, coverage problems and ability to proactively look for improvement opportunities resulting in financial benefit.
  • Experience with large scale wireless communication gear software architecture, product software system engineering, or wireless product development work.
  • Demonstrate core competencies with result focused, strategic thinking, relationship building, influencing and inspirational leadership
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Leadership skills and an excellent team player.
  • Willingness to travel.

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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