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What you’ll be doing...

In the role as Principle Engineer you will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise on Samsung OSS applications. You will be a key team member driving the Samsung network projects. You will be responsible for cutting edge technology that supports our 4G and 5G OSS applications. As a Principle Engineer you will be managing and building our vendor relationships. In addition, you will be leading our First Office Application (FOA) on new platforms and software.

  • Work with vendors and other internal organizations to identify any customer impacting issues and/or security vulnerabilities.
  • Post advisories notifying operational and engineering teams of potential network issues.
  • Provide tier 3 support for network issues across the nation and lead outage calls to ensure timely resolution
  • Develop troubleshooting and best practices procedures for all supported platforms.
  • Manage the relationship with Samsung to ensure a reliable network, timely delivery of new products and services and efficient rollout.
  • Work with the vendors on issues and security vulnerabilities to ensure that resolution is provided quickly
  • Develop and review procedures, standards, and guidelines for operational and engineering teams to follow for new products and/or services as well as maintenance
  • Identify gaps or issues in existing system deployments and provide guidance for resolution
  • Responsible for running nationwide configuration audits, identify severity and oversee resolution
  • Utilize strong Communication skills
  • Establish and build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and professional levels.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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.
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time.

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

  • A degree.
  • Experience with Samsung vRAN 4G LTE and Samsung 5G OA&M.
  • Experience with Samsung Open RAN/CPRI 4G LTE vLSM
  • Experience in 5g Fixed location and 5g VSM (Virtual System Manger), Samsung VSM, and USM 2.0.
  • Samsung OSS Samsung VOMA experience.
  • Orchestration experience.
  • VCP Edge and VCP Core experience.
  • RedHat Linux knowledge.
  • Open Stack experience.
  • Experience with Verizon direction access method for Vendors to access the Verizon network and all Verizon security requirements.
  • Knowledge of VCP Core and Edge Verizon MENO requirements
  • Experience with Verizon 4G/5G network architecture, especially Samsung RAN architecture.
  • Verizon EMS (Element Management System) architecture and connectivityknowledge.
  • Verizon OSS tools knowledge and understanding- pulse point.
  • Ability to work withresponsibilywithin Verizon's various departments to make the Verizon network more reliable and easy to manage.
  • Any production issue needs to resolve right away to keep Verizon as the # 1 provider in nation.
  • Ability to manage large and complex projects with Verizon open RAN environments.

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.