What you’ll be doing...

As a Network Engineer with Verizon's managed network services team, you will work directly with external F500 customers to define requirements relating to network transformation and upgrades. You will work closely with Verizon customer operations, project management, and engineering teams to insure meeting the customer’s requirements. In addition, you will provide technological vision for network transformation, serve as the engineering team lead back into Verizon, and ensure information is flowing to engineering resources assigned to project.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, configure, implement, test, and troubleshoot multi-site critical network environments that consist of multi-vendor routers, switches, wireless LAN, WAN Accelerator, VoIP, Firewall & Network Security
  • Design and configure various routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP IGRP, HSRP, RIPv1 & RIPv2
  • Hands on design and configuration of complex QoS and VLAN
  • Micro level technical project management for engineering requirements and responsibilities
  • Design and deploy state-of-art technology to meet the customer’s business needs
  • Interface to the project management team regarding technical planning and network issues
  • Provide input for forecast and plan resource allocation
  • Act as the direct interface to customers on advanced design solutions
  • Develop white papers for designs specific to the customer’s network inclusive of Verizon Business solutions

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience as a network designengineer, with a concentration in routing and switching

Even better if you have:

  • Master's Degree and Seven or more years of experience in technology disciplines.
  • Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCDA certification or equivalent practical knowledge, and/or Juniper JNCIS with a higher level certification preferred (example – CCIE or JNCIE).
  • Possess in-depth Juniper & Cisco knowledge with MPLS network architecture and design disciplines, operational support familiarity, previous and current extensive hands-on implementation and thorough configuration knowledge and capabilities for all platform levels.
  • Have very strong customer interfacing background, as well as superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Extensive technical writing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of all routing protocols (For example : BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, VRF), Traffic engineering, L2/L3 VPN, multicast & class of service.
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with router, LAN switch, application accelerator, wireless controller and IP Voice.
  • Disciplined and oriented in practice of and adherence to process and procedures.
  • Ability to research technical issues and develop solutions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must be achievement orientated
  • Possess problem solving skills including conceptual and analytical thinking
  • Capable of working on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Possess ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

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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