What you’ll be doing...

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will be part of the Intelligent Edge Network (iEN) Support Team, focused on developing solutions that drive the success of Verizon’s bleeding-edge Networks and Platforms. You must be innovative and lead cross-functional activities with partners in Planning, Performance, and Engineering. The Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert for the new Multi-Services Edge, Unified Transport and NGPON2 platform being deployed.

You will lead projects for supporting network upgrades, resolution of complex network troubles including interaction with Maintenance Engineering and Vendors, regular interaction with Network Planning & Architecture to ensure operational issues are addressed during network planning and design, and ensuring optimal network performance and reliability. You will also engage in network migration activities associated with rolling services to the new iEN and subsequent decommissioning of older networks over the coming years.

You will participate in 24/7 on-call rotation with flexibility to work nights and weekends to provide escalations and technical support as needed.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, related discipline or field, or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting Passive Optical Networks (PON), WDM Transmission technology, ROADM, OTN and CEM technology.
  • Knowledge of Metro Ethernet architecture, Next Generation Packet transport technology, MEF standards.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet Switching technologies and Protocols (EPL, EVPL, ELAN).
  • Knowledge and experience with router platforms – Cisco NCS 4K, 6K, 2K, Ciena 6500T, Juniper MX.
  • Knowledge and experience with Cisco EPNM and Ciena BluePlanet.
  • Knowledge of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, egress queuing.
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, IP Routing Protocols like ISIS, OSPF, BGP, L3VPN, L2VPN, Traffic Engineering using BGP and MPLS-TE, MPLS-TP, GMPLS.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Expert understanding of optical transport equipment and its underlying technologies.
  • Experience developing or consuming REST based web services.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.
  • Hands-on Experience with multiple Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, Northstar, WAE).
  • Experience with network modeling tools like Cisco WAE or Juniper WANDL or OPNET for capacity augmentation and improvement where necessary during steady and failover state.
  • Experience with Splunk for Proactive monitoring and Analysis using Next Generation telemetry, logging, reporting, dash board development, and continuous delivery technologies.
  • Strong Scripting skills with Python, Perl and API experience.
  • Expert-level certifications (e.g. CCIE, JNCIE), MEF-CECP.

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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