What you’ll be doing...

You will be a key member of HQ planning team, leading the evolution effort of VZW network toward 5G and various VoLTE/IMS initiatives. You will have the opportunities to lead the architecture evolution and planning effort of IMS core infrastructure and application platforms, as well as work on new access technologies. As a subject matter expert, you will also provide technical leadership and provide direction to vendors and internal organizations to bring the right technologies in the area of 5G and IMS network virtualization. You will also research/evaluate new technologies and translate business objectives and strategies into viable plans; conduct RFI/RFP as needed. You will conduct feasibility analysis and vendor evaluation, develop project plans, drive IOT, manage contract/vendors, lead HLD effort, and support deployment.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with equipment vendors, and internal teams including Maintenance Engineering, PDI, Operations to develop requirements, features, methods, and tools to support development and deployment effort for IMS platforms (e.g. CSCF, ENUM, Transcoder, Voicemail, ECS).
  • Develop strategy/business case/deployment plan for IMS platform virtualization.
  • Architect and design the IMS/VoLTE solution to meet VZ financial/operational goals.
  • Conduct PoC/FoA on virtualization and work with operation to migrate current appliance-based platform to VCP.
  • Evaluate and trial 5G NR/Core impact on IMS network & services.
  • Evaluate and trial webscale/container technology on IMS applications.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of wireless technologies and protocols including SIP, RTP, SCP, SS7, AIN, EVDO, CDMA, LTE, IMS, RCS, WebRTC, Mobile IP, circuit switching, and VoIP architecture.
  • Knowledge of computer technologies and architectures including IP, O/S, Database, NFV, Cloud and SDN.
  • Experience in cellular/wireless industry or related discipline.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge pertaining to wireless network infrastructure, vendors and their products.
  • In-depth working knowledge of IMS/LTE/5G/NFV network.
  • Self-starter capability, ability to complete project independently.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience in cloud-computing/virtualization technologies.
  • Experience in IMS network planning or deployment.
  • Experience in documenting call flows, calculating system and transport forecasts, and performing capacity analysis.
  • Experience in vendor management and coordination of multiple vendors to deploy services.
  • The ability to learn new technologies quickly. Ability to perform independent system analysis, design and plan implementation.
  • Working experience in developing consumer voice services.
  • Working knowledge and experience in subscriber provisioning protocol, subscriber portal development.

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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