What you’ll be doing...

Continuous improvement efforts drive our business and you will work with customer technical teams to provide solutions for customers' internetworking communications requirements. You will be performing routed/switched network design activity for our large enterprise customer data networks. As the primary interface to customers in support of their WAN/LAN enterprise projects, you will make us better by creating great enterprise customer data networks.

  • Investigating, designing, planning, and implementing communications networks.
  • Partnering with customer teams to develop solutions that support their requirements.
  • Preparing network schematics to define and illustrate network design solutions.
  • Creating hardware and software configuration upgrades.
  • Providing IP addressing and routing strategies.
  • Preparing detailed work orders for technicians.
  • Design and hands-on implementation of customer networks (WAN, LAN, data centre, IPT, etc.)
  • Creating documentation for the implementation of the customer's network.
  • Support and coach other engineers in the team at a technical level to provide professional engineering support to enable VzB’s organisation to provide high quality services/solutions to our customers.
  • Responsible for strategies for complex projects.
  • Manage the deliverables on complex customer design and implementation projects.
  • Pro-actively drive the development of the engineering role together with the other Design Engineers, Implementation Engineers.
  • Fourth-level support for Operations in the Incident and Problem Management process.

What we’re looking for...

Your technical skills are top notch, and you are known for digging into the details to find the best solutions. You know how to get to the bottom of your customers’ needs, and how to manage your stakeholders’ expectations. Talking to people comes very naturally to you and you have an ability to communicate complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal or written.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification.
  • Experience with Cisco LAN switching, WAAS, Juniper routing and internal wireless products.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with contemporary technologies including MPLS, TCP/IP, IPSec, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, Multicast, and/or other similar tools.
  • Technical knowledge and CCNP experience.
  • Designed and implemented large scale customer networks.
  • Knowledge: "Technical knowledge and experience at CCNP or similar level with focus on contemporary technologies (e.g. MPLS, TCP/IP, IPSec, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, Multicast, etc.). At least 6 years of experience in the design and implementation of large-scale customer networks. Fluency in English required; proficiency in other major languages desired. Basic knowledge of business processes (e.g. ITIL, Project Management) and the impact thereof on the technical environment.
  • Attitude: Flexible work-attitude, being willing to work at irregular hours when required, but at the same time knowing how to set boundaries and find a healthy work-life balance. Having found a middle way between procedural and optional focus.
  • Ethics: Working at an ethical level that goes beyond mere compliance, but keeping in mind the needs of colleagues, customer and company at an integral level and basing decisions on those ethical principles.
  • Communication: Professional level of personal and business communication at levels ranging from operational engineering to customer technical contacts.
  • Cooperation: Ability to give guidance and coaching to GES engineers at a technical level. Ability to cooperate with the customer on technical project-related issues.
  • Culture: Affinity with a multi-cultural work environment. Affinity with working in an international company, with international customers, taking into account various time-zones.
  • Politics: Ability to cope with the politics of large company environments.
  • Organisation: 5-8 years experience with telecommunication organisations as well as with international companies. Knows the way within Verizon to access resources and people needed at their own level.

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.