What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Intelligent Edge Network (iEN) Support Team, focused on developing solutions that drive the success of our bleeding-edge networks and platforms. Utilizing your innovative mindset, you will lead cross-functional activities with partners in Planning, Performance, and Engineering.

  • Identifying, evaluating, and driving new opportunities through an expert-level comprehension of network design, routing / switching, and the protocols used in the network stack to deliver intelligence and resiliency at the edge – MPLS, RSVP, ISIS, BGP, etc.
  • Partnering internally and externally with vendors to provide leadership and review the design / implementation of our next-generation network.
  • Embracing agile methodologies and demonstrating an aptitude to adapt.
  • Leading the effort to transform the way we do operations by promoting a DevOps mindset.
  • Serving as a subject-matter expert for new platforms being deployed globally [MSE (Multi-Service Edge), UT (Unified Transport), and NGPON2.]

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.
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, and Traffic Engineering using BGP and MPLS-TE.
  • Knowledge of IP Routing Protocols (ISIS, OSPF, BGP).
  • Knowledge and experience with router platforms – Juniper MX and Cisco NCS.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet Switching technologies and Protocols.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Eight plus years of experience in a telecommunications/technology company.
  • Extensive knowledge of network architecture.
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, and Traffic Engineering using BGP and MPLS-TE.
  • Knowledge of IP Routing Protocols (ISIS, OSPF, BGP).
  • Knowledge and experience with router platforms – Juniper MX and Cisco NCS.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet Switching technologies and Protocols.
  • Experience with Network Slicing, Overlays, SDN, Network Controllers, and NFV Orchestration \ VNF Management.
  • Knowledge of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.
  • In-depth knowledge of Metro Ethernet architecture, Next Generation Packet transport technology, and an understanding of MEF standards.
  • Experience developing or consuming REST based web services.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.
  • Hands-on Experience with multiple Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, Northstar).
  • Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack, or similar.
  • Knowledge of NextGen Optical Networks, 5G, SDN, NFV, and other leading technologies.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience with network modeling tools like Cisco WAE or Juniper WANDL or OPNET for capacity augmentation and improvement where necessary during steady and failover state.
  • Experience with Splunk for Proactive monitoring and Analysis using Next Generation telemetry, logging, reporting, dash board development, and continuous delivery technologies.
  • Expert-level certifications (e.g. CCIE, JNCIE).
  • 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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