What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Global Management Network (VGMN) provides telemetry management support to various Internal Verizon Service Networks on both Verizon Wireline and Wireless footprint as well as External Business Partners. VGMN also provides the infrastructure for the data center environment to support internal network application hosting & routing.

As a Distinguished engineer you will help lead innovation through building and applying new technologies to drive the optimized and effective design solutions across the management network. This position requires you to drive and motivate the team to deliver the designs in a timely manner.As one of our foremost subject matter experts, you will define our OSS strategy and lead the development and implementation of internal process and standardization initiatives to make us better.

  • Develop network architecture leveraging standards based technologies and innovative methods to deliver the same.
  • Create and maintain detailed architecture documentation/drawings
  • Drive the teams to deliver on multiple strategic initiatives and provide necessary technical guidance to support the initiative.
  • Develop strong relationships with multiple teams that work and support the VGMN network.
  • Accountable for strategic project or program results. Exercises considerable judgement in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for achieving end results.
  • Lead and participate in the design discussions with various cross functional teams (Planning, Operations, End User teams and Project Management teams); provide feedback and influence the implementation strategies that adhere to the VGMN standards.
  • Provide technical leadership with Verizon team(s) and external vendor(s). Drive the development of new processes, techniques, and determine implementation details of applicable standards.
  • Provide feedback and responses related to architecture. May also function as a tier III/IV technical support for operations team.
  • Lead the engineers within the team to provide technical guidance and knowledge of the networks in various functional areas.
  • Develop requirements and guidelines for proactive capacity management on various platforms for performance monitoring, as well as capping guidelines for router platforms
  • Develop test requirements for any new technologies, platforms, and features introduced in VGMN.
  • Participate and provide data on the compliance & security review meetings.
  • Participate in the industry standards meetings, workshops &/ conferences.

What we’re looking for...

You have very strong technical skills and enjoy implementing solutions that have a big impact. Organized and detail-oriented, you’re an effective project manager, and you’re able to engage and motivate a project team to reach new heights. You have a natural ability to communicate with others and you manage stakeholder expectations well. Learning new things and taking on new tasks in a fast-paced, ever-changing network environment excites you.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Network Engineering, OSP, IOF, Field Operations, provisioning, and/or grooms migration support experience.
  • Willingness to Travel.

Even better if you have:

  • BS and/MS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or 10+ related field/work experience.
  • Hi-Cap, Video, Ethernet and metro private line service experience.
  • OSS integration experience.
  • Project management and process improvement experience.
  • BS and/MS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or 10+ related field/work experience.
  • Network certifications – CCIE/CCNP/JNCIE plus
  • Extensive Routing & Switching configuration experience with Arista/Cisco/Juniper platforms
  • Extensive Firewall/Load Balancer platform configuration experience with F5/Palo Alto.
  • Extensive experience with the TCP/IP protocol suite aligning with OSI model
  • Protocol Knowledge - BGP, OSPFv2/v3, IS-IS, Segment Routing, QoS, MPLS, Ethernet, Spanning tree best practices.
  • Preferred hands on experience with IPv6 (Addressing, Subnetting, Troubleshooting)
  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership capabilities to successfully achieve measurable results.
  • Programming/Automations skills will be a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in large cross-functional teams with vendor, suppliers and contractors.

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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