What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Wireline Core Equipment Engineering organization provides detailed network solutions leveraging Verizon’s state of the art global transport network consisting of Ultra-Long Haul (ULH), SONET, OTN Mesh, and Metro Access. In this role, you will be designing, engineering, and deploying optical transport solutions to augment the Metro Access component of this global network. You will be part of a fast paced environment focused on both immediate delivery to Verizon customers and the long term evolution of the Verizon network.

  • Collaborating with Verizon planning, provisioning, standards, and sales teams as well as equipment vendors on network and customer solutions.
  • Partnering with field operations and other implementation organizations to obtain information such as space, power, and fiber availability required to complete project engineering.
  • Creating install specifications (ISPECS) and applicable diagrams and drawings required for installation, turn-up, inventory, and configuration of Metro transport equipment deployed into the Verizon network.
  • Developing project Bill of Material (BOM) and placing orders for network equipment, rack, and hardware requirements.
  • Defining cable requirements, creating cable running lists, and ordering all cables.
  • Ensuring all engineering documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Ensuring work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
  • Responsible for managing deployment of projects to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
  • Identify, monitor, report and escalate project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies and overall project completions.
  • Maintain excellent communication with Project Sponsor, Functional Team Members and Direct Management to ensure early identification of issues and timely reporting of status.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Direct working knowledge of Tellabs 7100, Nortel 5200, Fuji 9500, Fuji 4500, Fuji 4100 and/or ROADM technology.
  • Experience performing detailed engineering and creating technical documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of both Outside Plant and Inside Plant facilities and characteristics.
  • Experience installing telecommunications equipment.
  • Experience using CAD based software tools.
  • Knowledge or familiarity with the following systems: vBuild, FIM, ICON, TCOMS, COFFEE, CCP, SRM/nSAP.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, partner across organizations, and proactively address issues in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Excellent Excel, Word and other MS application skills.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management skills.
  • Proven ability to be highly motivated, customer focused with organizational and leadership skills to push projects to completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team as well as individually.

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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