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What you’ll be doing...

The successful candidate will join the Core Network Engineering team with network engineering responsibilities in the west territory. The candidate will assume engineering responsibilities for IP networking build projects and work closely with the Capacity Planning, Design and Operations teams to implement our strategic technology goals and transition to our Spine/Leaf fabric platform. The candidate will work to create an environment of teamwork and cooperation with all stakeholders including; territories, edge, and design. Be visible and lead by example.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strengths in the following areas:

  • Responsible for engineering spine and leaf fabric architecture networks in mobile switching centers across the western US territory.
  • Will need to understand network designs and work to translate them into usable configuration within the spine/leaf network.
  • Build Methods of Procedure and/or use automated workflows to check initial connectivity and deploy initial configuration to spine/leaf networks.
  • Building networks for interconnection to Verizon Cloud Platforms (VCP) for growth, capacity and expansion
  • Engineering network solutions with a strong interaction with PNF and VNF applications teams
  • Working with underlay and overlay controllers for network creation, network modeling, and network deployments. Leveraging plugins for network deployments across multiple virtualized OS environments.
  • Overseeing network builds from procurement to “In Service”
  • Strong Interaction with design and architecture teams developing future networks
  • Work with peer teams to ensure new networks are built and migrated to meet KPI’s
  • Must have a strong ability to understand end to end call flows for deploying network services
  • Managing network engineering projects to deliver on time
  • Project oversight and ownership

Where you'll be working...

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with IP Layer one to threefor Edge Networks and strong knowledge of MPLS.
  • Experience with MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs.
  • Experience with virtualization of networks.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6).
  • Experience with VXLAN and/or Segment Routing.
  • Experience building Methods of Procedure (MOPs) and deploying network configurations.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

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

  • Worked with Cisco (VTS), Nokia (Nuage) Itential (IAP) or HPNA automation tools.
  • Understanding of networking-specific technologies: IPV6, L2VPN, L3VPN, OSPFv3, mp-BGP, QOS/Traffic Engineering, MPLS (LDP & TDP), inter-AS MPLS, and m-VPN.
  • Cisco and Nokia or other networking certifications.
  • A telecommunications background.
  • Ability to understand end to end call flows for deploying network services.
  • Knowledge of or prior experience with cloud and scripting experience in Linux, Openstack, Python and virtualization.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.