What you’ll be doing...

As the Interconnect Engineer, you will be responsible for Wireless/Wireline transport ordering, provisioning, implementation and optimization of transport circuits within the Core Engineering and Operations team. In this role, you will define transport options, circuit build timelines and identify diversity requirements for several large complex migration projects. You will partner with other organizations to obtain missing data information in order to submit circuit disconnects to 3rd party vendors for overall cost savings initiatives.

  • Manage and work with vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate pricing, and ensure their products and services meet Verizon’s requirements. Document and track key service indicators and actively participate in regular vendor meetings.
  • Maintain circuit path, switch, vendor diversity, best cost routing; where economically justified.
  • Maintain accurate circuit inventory in Granite client environment and Nautilus inventory tool, including work order task completion, circuit path integrity, and billing.
  • Manage projects to support growth and performance requests in support of the nationwide data and voice networks.
  • Provide quick resolution to a diverse range of complex voice and data transport circuit problems.
  • Work independently to achieve operation excellence.
  • Prepare job aids and tools that document internal methods and procedures for technology guidelines.
  • Plan tasks with little input from management or cohorts.
  • Provide guidance and/or training to others in the function group.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with transport ordering processes and tools.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Proven strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent analytic, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility by attempting alternate solutions to resolve issues and seamlessly adjusting to a dynamic changing business environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Granite/Nautilus Inventory Tool.
  • Experience in Telecommunication circuits and Transport Hierarchy.
  • Proven ability to create milestone trackers used to measure progress between functional groups.
  • Demonstrated high-quality presentation skills with the proven capability to communicate ideas effectively.

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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