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What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking a Territory RF/Traffic Engineer to lead the Territory Traffic team’s efforts related to standardization and data analytics. You will create efficiencies in processes; perform regression/ data analysis and hypothesis testing. You will also provide territory wide support of regional traffic, ensuring the future network needs are addressed.

  • Working as a team with the regional traffic/RF Engineers to ensure that triggers, low throughput and imbalanced sectors are addressed.
  • Preparing multiple scenario views to make informed decisions about traffic and solutions.
  • Working closely with HQ planning on budget submission and classification.
  • Collaborating on the six months to three year growth plan and development of capital plans for the Territory.
  • Creating and providing guidelines and roadmaps on traffic planning and trending.
  • Conducting data analysis of switch statistics and drive data.
  • Developing and using service level indices to determine impact of new sites on offload as well as performance.
  • Creating data sets that support cell and carrier planning.
  • Monitoring current RF system efficiency metrics and assist with recommendations on improvement to meet capital and corporate objectives.
  • Continually reviewing all aspects of Traffic planning. Use propagation modeling software to develop cell and carrier plans, pursue technical issues and reviewing new technical products/services to the benefit and improvement of the overall network.
  • Working with RF and Engineering to identify ways in which we can deploy solutions in a cost effective and faster manner.
  • Developing strategies that will reduce cost and timeframes.
  • Leading objectives with clear, concise, and detailed communications on a daily basis with the East Territory.
  • Leading key objectives for the centralized team, through creation and implementation of process improvements and enhancements.
  • Leading team members; collaborate with multiple regions to reach synergies of process and focus.
  • Developing and executing comprehensive data collection and automation, while coordinating with multiple teams.

***This position can be located out of any East Territory Verizon Hub location***

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’re a technical leader with excellent problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills. Resourceful and motivated, you’re driven to constantly find new ways to improve productivity and quality through automation. You’re energized by the prospect of representing us at meetings and forums, and you enjoy mentoring and coaching junior team members in order to improve the capability of engineering across the region.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

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

  • A degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed.
  • Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
  • Leadership and technical experience.
  • Experience in leading teams/projects to deliver results and be subject matter experts.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in LTE, CDMA and EVDO, and 5G networks and their performance.
  • Knowledge of equipment operations and network standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in engineering and operations of Nokia/ALU and/or Ericsson equipment.
  • Knowledge of equipment capacity and future capabilities.
  • Proven ability to develop reports and manipulate information using spreadsheets such as Excel.
  • Programming skills such as Python, JavaScript, SQL, and VBA towards automation of the engineering tools.
  • Knowledge of VPI, Fuze Planning and other capacity planning and RF/Performance tools.
  • Demonstratedwritten, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate internally, upward, and cross functionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with cross-functional team members to gain support required to accomplish assignments.
  • Proven ability to build coalitions and interface with a variety of individuals effectively.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated strong analytic skills.
  • Proven ability to diagnose and correct various system and interworking problems and provide simple and effective summary recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-educate in new telecom technologies.
  • Problem solving/troubleshooting skills, self-motivated, demonstrated capability to multitask.
  • Time management skills.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of network capacity and performance, and proven ability to prepare network plans.
  • High level of accountability, ownership and sense of urgency abilities.
  • Knowledge of wireless systems, digital communication, and traffic engineering.
  • Demonstrated capability to appropriate use of all available information and data.
  • Proficient experiencein Tableau and data manipulation and trending.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt communication style to setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to think quickly, provide details and data to support ideas and or renounce and provide data to support your position.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and implement alternate approaches to resolve difficult problems.

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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.