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What you’ll be doing...

Life Cycle Architecture and Engineering (LCA&E) is the Technical Design Authority (TDA) for Verizon-managed customer networks. LCA&E owns the customer’s network architecture and is responsible for the implementation of all design-impacting changes, architecture reviews, capacity management, problem management, etc. for the customer. The technical scope of GES (Global Engineering Support) includes LAN and WAN engineering, IP Services (DNS, DHCP) engineering, IP Telephony, Wi-Fi and various other network-based technologies. Within GES, a specific group is responsible for the engineering of customer networks that were completely outsourced to Verizon.

  • Design and hands-on implementation of customer networks (WAN, LAN, data centre, IPT, etc.)

  • Creating documentation for the implementation of the customer’s network.

  • Supporting and coaching other engineers in the team at a technical level to provide professional engineering support to enable Verizon’s organisation to provide high quality services/solutions to our customers.

  • Developing strategies for complex projects.

  • Managing the deliverables on complex customer design and implementation projects.

  • Proactively driving the development of the engineering role together with the other Design Engineers, Implementation Engineers.

  • Providing fourth-level support for Operations in the Incident and Problem Management process.

What we’re looking for...

Your technical skills are top notch, and you are known for digging into the details to find the best solutions. You know how to get to the bottom of your customers’ needs, and how to manage your partners’ expectations. Talking to people comes very naturally to you and you have an ability to communicate complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal or written.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.

  • Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) certification or similar level.

  • Knowledge on Cisco ACI fabric, leaf and spine configuration and good experience in DC LAN migrations.

  • Design and Implementation experience with Cisco WAN/LAN switching, WAAS, Juniper routing and internal wireless products.

  • Experience with contemporary technologies including MPLS, TCP/IP, IPSec, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, Multicast, and/or other similar tools.

  • Basic knowledge of OpenStack neutron and SDS configuration.

  • Designed and implemented large scale customer networks.

  • Project management experience and ITIL Service Management knowledge.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Why Verizon?

Verizon is committed to maintaining a Total Rewards package which is competitive, valued by our employees, and differentiates us as an Employer of Choice.

  • We are a ‘pay for performance’ company and your contribution is rewarded through competitive salaries, performance-based incentives and an employee Stock Program. We create an opportunity for us all to share in the success of Verizon and the value we help to create through this broad-based discretionary equity award program.

  • Your benefits are market competitive and delivered by some of the best providers.

  • You are provided with a full spectrum of health and wellbeing resources, including a first in-class Employee Assistance Program, to empower you to make positive health decisions.

  • We offer generous paid time off benefits to help you manage your work life balance and opportunities for flexible working arrangements*.

  • Verizon provides training and development for all levels, to help you enhance your skills and develop your career, from funding towards education assistance, award-winning training, online development tools and access to industry research.

  • You will be able to take part in volunteering opportunities as part of our environmental, community and sustainability commitment.

Your benefits package will vary depending on the country in which you work.

*subject to business approval

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