What you’ll be doing...

The Wireless Edge Network Support team is seeking motivated and driven engineers to support management of Verizon’s Wireless Edge Network encompassing ENSE, eNSE-SR, Multi-Service Edge, MEC, IP Routing, and Virtual Cloud Platforms. As the Principal Engineer, you will be part of the Wireless Edge Network Support Team, focused on developing solutions that drive the success of Verizon’s Edge Networks and Platforms. When you join Verizon, You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses, and devices 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!

Join Verizon as we leverage our existing IP Networks with automation and turn of the century infrastructure. We are building opportunities within Verizon for career growth, network growth, technology growth, and the opportunity to impact how we develop the next generation Global Telecommunications Verizon supplies the world! This position seeks intelligent, forward thinking, collaborative-minded, and adaptable network engineers. Come see how you can enhance Verizon and our global customers. We are building and developing onsite training utilizing Verizon’s HR, Vendor support, Engineering/Design support teams, On the Job training, scripting, and automation! It is an exciting time at Verizon. We are deploying millions of miles of fiber that will power our Intelligent Edge Network (iEN). The iEN unifies services for Enterprise, Businesses, Consumers, and Wireless through bleeding-edge technology and innovation. Verizon is enabling 5G wireless speeds up to a Gigabit per second; ushering in a new era of content delivery, connected cars, and smart cities through Mobile-Edge Computing “MEC”; and we are building the blueprint for what it means to have a truly resilient Edge Network. The Wireless Edge Network Support Team is dedicated to evolving Operations to meet the demands of running the Network of tomorrow. You will be innovative and lead cross-functional activities with partners in Planning, Performance, and Engineering. Read below on the functions a network engineer will perform.

  • Responsible for developing software solutions that require ingenuity with an emphasis on continuous operational improvement and efficiency.
  • Isolate and resolve complex IP routing, Call flow issues relating to 4G, 5G, and applications that reside in the VCP centers.
  • Responsible for multiple networks, devices and services.
  • Partner internally and externally with vendors to provide architectural leadership and review existing services, APIs, and platforms.
  • Embrace agile methodologies and show an aptitude for being able to adapt and lead the effort to transform the way we do operations by promoting a DevOps mindset.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering .
  • CCNP/JNCIP certifications
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills concurrent with excellent verbal and written communication skills including abilitiyto communicate complex information clearly.
  • Ability to lead people and manage technical discussions with a group of individuals in the industry with varying technical positions along with the ability to work well both independently and in diverse teams.
  • Knowledge of software architecture, programming languages, virtualization, and the networking layers.
  • Eight or more years in the telecom industry focused on technology. Routers, switches, IP routing.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.
  • Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack, Red Hat or similar.
  • Knowledge of NextGen Optical Networks, 5G, SDN, NFV, and other leading technologies, IP telecommunication equipment and technologies (Cisco, Juniper, Nokia) and Knowledge of routing protocols (MPLS, LDP, BGP, IS-IS, and OSPF).
  • Experience with SDN, Network Controllers, and NFV Orchestration and VNF Management.
  • Willingness to travel.

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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