What you’ll be doing...

Our program provides the US Government with special capabilities in our commercial networks to support emergency communications needs during natural or man-made disasters. As a Principal PTS Standards Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the design of priority services in the Verizon network(s) for wireless priority voice, data, and video services with standards bodies. You’ll play a key role in making sure our customers continue to enjoy the crystal-clear connections and top-notch call performance during times the network is overloaded because of an emergency event.

You’ll provide engineering support for development of technical proposals, working with cross-functional teams to gather customer requirements, develop architecture solutions and compliancy matrices that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs in accordance with customer requirements and industry standards. You will manage the documentation deliverables to align with customer's system engineering life cycle process.

Serving as the subject matter expert for current and emerging standards as they pertain to priority services, you will work closely with engineers and planners to recommend changes to existing or recommendations to emerging standards for our services. You will also provide leadership, guidance, and technical direction to engineering projects to ensure goals and scope of work are standards-based solution architectures for specific customer requirements for priority voice, data, and video services.

You will have to develop and maintain excellent proactive, working relationships with all appropriate levels within and outside the company, especially internal teams. You will be responsible for satisfying customer technical, product quality and timely delivery expectations.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a technical leader with excellent problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills. Resourceful and motivated, you’re driven to constantly find new ways to improve productivity and quality. You’re energized by the prospect of representing us at meetings and forums, and you enjoy mentoring and coaching junior team members in order to improve the capability of engineering across priority services.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with VoIP and telephony.
  • Experience with SIP protocol and IMS based services.
  • Knowledge of call processes between end to end system testing.
  • Knowledge of protocol specifications and analysis.
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain a government issued security clearance.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above majoring in Telecommunication, IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related technical discipline.
  • Six or more years of experience with VoIP and telephony.
  • In-depth knowledge of network design and voice systems, including: switches and routers, VOIP PBX technologies, Dial plan configuration and network routing, SIP, H232, PRI and WAN protocols.

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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