What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Device Technology team is looking for a self-driven individual with a passion for cutting edge wireless technology and a willingness to work in a very dynamic environment. The individual interfaces extensively with many functions within and outside the business to perform the role. You will be responsible for overseeing and driving technical requirements, test plans, and direction for next-gen 4G/5G device portfolio.

  • Working closely with device OEMs, chipset vendors, infra-vendors, and Verizon business customers to develop program and implementation plans while working collaboratively with internal cross-functional teams.

  • Working with device OEMs in developing methods, tools, and features to enhance device performance.

  • Evaluating and developing device requirements, test plans, and test processes to allow for the implementation and verification of Layer 1 (physical Layer), Layer 2 signaling (e.g NAS, RRC, RLC, MAC), Layer 3 (IPv4 / IPv6) signaling, application layer signaling (SIP, IMS for VoLTE and VoWiFi, SMS over IMS over NR) and Multimedia performance (Jitter, delay, frame loss, etc.) consistent with marketing, network and standards body specifications.

  • Interfacing with network teams within Verizon, device vendors, chipset vendors and network vendors to develop Layer 2, Layer 3 call flows specific to VZW’s network implementation.

  • Investigating field issues, provide solutions (UE-based or network-based) and follow up with the teams above for implementation.

  • Participating in technology trials and evaluations of next generation devices with primary focus on new L2 and application signal protocols and evaluating the trial results.

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, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field, MS or PhD preferred or equivalent work experience

  • Seven or more years of telecommunications experience in mobile embedded systems and products.

  • Wireless engineering experience and strong understanding of wireless infrastructure (3G, 4G, and 5G).

  • Excellent knowledge of 5G NR, LTE, IMS, VoLTE.

  • Development and debug experience on mobile phones (i.e. QXDM, Wireshark, Move).

  • Good understanding of relevant 3GPP, 3GPP2, and GSMA standards.

  • Excellent communication and advanced presentation skills including demonstrated experience with executive level customer presentations.

  • Strong design skills and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Experience successfully leading technical deployment of new wireless products and services.

  • Technical Product development experience.

  • Strong project management skills to execute on roadmap, driving a project from inception to completion.

  • The ability to work on a team and independently on multiple high priority projects.

  • Ability to facilitate collaborative resolution of differences with a “win-win” approach.

  • Proven organizational and interpersonal skills, plus proven relationship building abilities.

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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