When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Join Verizon as we continue to expand our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation through building a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.
This position is required to provide operational support for the CHF/OCS suite of services nationally, including Prepaid, Usage Controls, Account Group Share, Real Time Reporting, eSM, eCGS, D/R Routers, and M2M. OCS is a multi-departmental national platform comprised of 100+ network elements. The designs for OCS require in-depth knowledge of the hardware, software, and call flows. The Sr. Engineer Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day operations for multiple platforms, rotational on-call support of the OCS network elements, capacity and demand visibility, and execution of the POR (Plan of Record).
This position will also be involved in migrating and supporting applications from bare metal equipment to the VCP core.

  • Maintaining and updating a subset of network elements for re-occurring software and hardware updates to stay in front of business required features.
  • Operate the best networks and systems through technical expertise of the team and effective outage prevention/resolution.
  • Operate best-in-class legacy and Virtual Network Operations Systems through technical expertise of the team, active vendor management, and effective outage prevention/resolution; measured via targeted, useful KPI’s.
  • Performing fault isolation, triaging, and repairing network events to ensure the health of our network.
  • Working with external and internal Verizon organizations to coordinate and troubleshoot network events.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of 3G and 4G call flows, including the network elements for legacy and virtualized environments
  • Experience with Linux, TCP/IP, and Python scripting.

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

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of experience in Network Operations.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment while multitasking.
  • Experience working in a 24x7 Network Operations Center including working in a shift work environment.
  • Knowledge of IP telecommunication equipment and technologies (Cisco, Juniper, Adtran, Calix, HP).
  • Knowledge of cloud-based environments, including SDN, Openstack, VCP.


Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).