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 EPC Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, integration, test, troubleshooting and acceptance of priority services in the IMS Network elements for wireless priority voice, data, and video services. 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 pre-sales 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 Priority Services in the Internet Multimedia Service (IMS), you will work closely with engineers and planners to recommend service improvements and give guidance to network planning, network evolution and growth plans for priority wireless services. You will also provide leadership, guidance, and technical direction to engineering projects to define goals and identify scope of work needed to develop standards-based solution architectures for specific customer requirements for priority voice, data, and video services.

You will create and implement test plans, maintain and recommend changes to test cases, test procedures and instructions, and produce evaluation processes. As needed, you’ll examine and troubleshoot flows using various packet analyzer tools, as well as independently analyze performance trends of various high level and engineering level Key Performance Indicators for Priority 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. Serving as the subject matter expert for Priority Services in the Evolved Packet Core (EPC), you will work closely with engineers and planners to recommend service improvements and give guidance to network planning, network evolution and growth plans for priority wireless services. You will also provide leadership, guidance, and technical direction to engineering projects to define goals and identify scope of work needed to develop standards-based solution architectures for specific customer requirements for priority voice, data, and video services.

You will validate and create EPC architecture and engineering requirements, network impact assessment, engineering design standards, and alarms and network statistics definition. You’ll work closely with the production network teams in the development, testing, and implementation of advance data core features such as LTE Mobility Management, Mobility Anchor Handoff, EPC Signaling and Control, Topography Design Support, Roaming Architecture/Design, and IPv4 and IPv6 Core Development as they relate to priority services. You’ll assist in defining engineering and planning rules for priority services in the MME (Mobility Management Entity), SGW (Serving Gateway), and the PGW (PDN Gateway).

You will create and implement test plans, maintain and recommend changes to test cases, test procedures and instructions, and produce evaluation processes. As needed, you’ll examine and troubleshoot flows using various packet analyzer tools, as well as independently analyze performance trends of various high level and engineering level Key Performance Indicators for Priority 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.
  • Six or more years of experience with 4G technologies.
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain agovernment 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 an understanding of IPv6
  • Six or more years of experience with Data Core design or implementation background.
  • Six or more years of experience with an understanding of advanced authentication design & policy control.
  • Skill in any of the following network elements: PS Core (SGSN/MME, GGSN/S-GW/P-GW).

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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