What you’ll be doing...

In this Verizon VoIP Network Planning Role, you will be responsible for developing innovative, new voice services specifically in the Enterprise and Small-to-Medium Business space as well as finding creative ways for Verizon to attack and reduce robocalling, illegal and malicious calling, fraudulent activities, and telephone Denial of Service attacks.

You will work across all Verizon voice and VoIP network environments, products, and interconnects to design network solutions that enhance our customers businesses while also finding ways to provide superior network performance and to protect users from undesired or illegal calls.

  • Designing network solutions that add value to Verizon’s customers while reducing operating costs.
  • Developing complex technical designs.
  • Delivering technical documentation such as New Project Requests.
  • Communicating at a technical level while mentoring and guiding less senior, technical staff members both inside and outside of Verizon organizations.
  • Providing support for field issues when they cannot be resolved via the operations teams and vendors.
  • Participating in industry forums to drive standards and to ensure industry trade groups are focused on providing tools and capabilities across the industry.
  • Serving on technical panels to determine direction for the network as a whole.
  • Presenting sample technical documentation, oral presentation of technical material, and working-level formative documents for project planning.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in a larger carrier/Service Provider with VoIP network infrastructure design, product/service design capability,
  • Knowledge of IMS, VoIP, Carrier-Peering and Commercial arrangements, Rich Communications Service, Universal Profile, Chat, Voice, Message Exchange, Presence Servers, 3GPP Standards, Internet Protocol, Voice over IP including SIP, RTP, codecs, architectures/platforms - Session Border controllers, application servers, proxies, redirect servers, ENUM, back-to-back user agents, and VoIP gateways.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience with VoIP NNI and UNI, Tier-1 VoIP Interconnection, RCS Services, IMS Core Network Design, IETF/ATIS standards process, delivery of Formal Technical Documentation and requirements documents, and communicating at Executive Level, including AGILE/ITERATIVE design principles.
  • Knowledge of SIP & TDM interconnect technology and experience working across carriers/service providers.
  • Experience in SIP Headers and call handling, Trace back (protocol and tools), STIR/SHAKEN/PKI, VoIP, VoLTE/IMS, and TDM Call Flow Processing, Call Detail Reporting.
  • Expertise in Network diagnostic tools and troubleshooting of WIRESHARK and protocol traces, fluent in SIP and negotiated SDP and Media packets.
  • Ability to exercise Programmatic thinking (Python, Ruby, C+, etc.) basics, Mobile Handset operation and App controls, Internet Protocol (basic layer 2, 3, 4) including switching, routing and firewalls, legacy voice networks including wireline and wireless, Enterprise Services and PBX / VoIP Trunking, Voice over IP including SIP, RTP, codecs, architectures/platforms - Session Border controllers, application servers, proxies, redirect servers, Call Gapping / Blocking Logic, ENUM, back-to-back user agents, VoIP gateways, IMS.
  • Ability to design and deploy systems into cloud native environments using Openstack constructs.
  • Ability to introduce new solutions into a production network.
  • Knowledge of primary vendors such as Metaswitch, Oracle, Ribbon (Genband & Sonus), Cisco/Broadsoft, NetNumber, Nokia, and Ericsson. 

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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