What you’ll be doing...

As the System Assurance Engineer III, you are responsible for advanced integration, operation, maintenance (OA&M), and performance monitoring of the Verizon Wireless networks and platforms found within the Access and Distribution facility. Network and network technologies supported include 1X, CDMA, LTE-EPC, EBH, TRFO/NNI, WDN, and WVN. Platforms included in these networks are: Nokia 7750/7705s, RNC/UNC/ATCA, 1678 MSPP, OMP, MMAP, 5E; Ericsson LTE MME and SGW; Cisco ASR 5500 PGW, 65xx, 7k, 9k and CRS; Fujitsu 4500, 9500; Tellabs Echo Cancellers; and Nexus QFX.

  • Participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled.
  • Troubleshoot, upgrade, integrate, and perform preventative maintenance on multiple vendor systems.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) on regional data networks and correct anomalies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical leadership.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Participate in first office applications (FOAs) and other projects as scheduled.
  • Interface and escalate as necessary with key stakeholders both within and outside the sub-market to ensure projects as well as troubleshooting efforts are completed in a timely manner.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of experience in the cellular/telecommunications industry, including data networks and transport experience.
  • Experience with wireless technologies; 1XRTT, EV-DO, EV-DO rev A, and LTE.
  • Experience with Cisco and Juniper operations systems.
  • Experience in Nokia (5E)/Ericsson (EnodeB) wireless switching environment.
  • Two or more years of experience with TCP/IP, LAN/WAN and IP routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet transport networks (LAN & WAN) with Ethernet over SONET and MetroE.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant professional experience in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecom.
  • Three or more years of related experience.
  • Proven proficiency in UNIX/Linux.
  • Experience with OA&M, monitoring, and growing large-scale data networks.
  • Demonstrated understanding of IP addressing, subnetting, network segmentation (VLAN), MPLS, and virtual routing instances.
  • Experience using various network monitoring or performance tools such as Irisview, SevONE, Syslog, RTT, Fluke, Netscout, NGenius Suite, Netanalyst, Wireshark, and Prospect.
  • Programming/scripting experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • A proactive work style with the ability to set priorities, work independently and with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented and ability to follow up through to completion on all assignments/projects/deadlines.
  • Demonstrated initiative to independently identify issues, come up with timely, creative solutions, and own issues through resolution.

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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