What you’ll be doing...

Stay on the front lines of groundbreaking technology. We’re committed to a dynamic, ever-evolving infrastructure and the hard work it takes to keep our reliable network thriving. Help support the growing demands of an interconnected world.

As a Key Member of our Verizon HQ Planning Team, Leading In Planning The 4G-LTE Network Architecture Evolution By Providing Technical Leadership On Network Elements And The 4G/5G Evolved Packet System As a Whole. As a Subject Matter Expert, Provide Technical Leadership/direction Both Internally as well To Equipment Vendors. This Role Requires:

  • Working closely with equipment vendor SMEs to develop feature requirements and implementation plans while working collaboratively with cross-functional internal teams.
  • Developing planning, engineering and implementation guidelines, and providing direction for platform evolution including virtualized implementation of network elements in (NFV/Openstack).
  • Studying relevant standards (3GPP, 3GPP2, IETF) specifications to guide multivendor teams during creation or call flows or interface specification for network implementation.
  • Researching, evaluating new features and technology and translating business objectives and strategies into viable network implementation plans.
  • Providing network architecture leadership for 4G & 5G core including support for SGW/SMF, PGW/UPF, MME/AMF, SDM/UDM, AAA, DRA, PCRF/PCF and other related core network elements.
  • Developing plans to provide seamless roaming experience with worldwide community of existing GSM voice and data networks.
  • Providing direction to enhance current platforms’ hardware and software architectures.
  • Evaluating and developing requirements for next generation platform and architectures.
  • Working with equipment suppliers in developing methods, tools, and features to enhance fixed network capacity, performance, and capability.
  • Participating in trials and evaluations of next generation platforms as needed.
  • Performing independent system analysis, design and plan implementation.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge on PCRF/PCF, DRA, SDM/UDM.

Even better if you have:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or MBA or equivalent.
  • Expert understanding of the Evolved Packet Core/System call flows and interworking, especially VoLTE call flows.
  • Working experience 4G network error mapping and end-to-end 4G network timers' optimization.
  • Working knowledge of virtualized implementation (SDN/NFV) of Network/Telco nodes under NFV, OpenStack.
  • Knowledge of HTTP2 protocols and relevance in 5G Service based architecture.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead vendor Self-Starter, ability to complete tasks independently.
  • In-depth working knowledge of 4G-LTE/IMS network and outstanding inter-personal skills (demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence others to problem-solve).
  • Working knowledge of the standards (3GPP, 3GPP2, IETF, GSMA, etc.) specifications.
  • Expert knowledge pertaining to wireless/mobility and associated Evolved Packet System protocols.
  • Experience in documenting call flows and performing network element capacity analysis.
  • Proficient understanding of Voice over LTE/4G network design and associated call flows.
  • Experience and good grasp of error mapping across various Verizon network interfaces and a solid understanding of the end-to-end dependencies as well as how errors are translated from one interface to another.
  • Demonstrated ability to examine network call traces and identify root causes for network errors.
  • Experience in vendor management and coordination of multiple vendors to deploy services.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly. Proven ability to perform independent system analysis, design and plan implementation, paying special attention to details and objectives.
  • Proven strong engineering and innovative abilities to foster technical creativity with Directors and senior management.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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