What you’ll be doing...

EDGE Implementation

· Capacity Management

    • Review fiber and copper cable utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required.

    • Review Power/fuse/breaker utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required.

    • Review network element chassis and port utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required

    • Review utilization of links (trunks and/or NNIs) between network elements, growth trends, and forecast data to determine when a relief job is required.

    • Rearrange, augment or remove/reuse capacity and/or network elements

· Detailed Engineering

    • Perform detailed Location specific Equipment Engineering. This includes developing all of the specifications required for installation forces to properly install, turn-up, inventory, and configure the equipment, obtaining appropriate management approvals, issuing purchase orders, and ensuring vendor delivery

    • Detail Engineering, Equipment/Hardware/Cable Ordering and delivery, and Installation. Set and track appropriate dates and facilitate communication/coordination between teams and across sites to insure successful, on-time completion.

    • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational/ NA standards

    • Develop Bill of Material and place orders for network equipment, rack, and hardware requirements. Define cable requirements, create cable running lists, and order all cables.

    • Manage, input, and update IFP, Nautilus, FUZE to reflect new builds, adds, and decommissions.

    • Ensure the network elements (technical facility, location, bay/shelf, alarm points, etc.) are documented with necessary identifiers. Labels

    • Perform site surveys to assist in completing detailed engineering

    • Engineer floor space, rack space and hardware for all equipment in locations.

    • Engineer placement and cable measurements

    • Provide power/fuse/breaker assignments

    • Engineer / Partner on Cabinet / equipment cooling and air flow.

· Implementation

    • Coordinate/prioritize major site activities to meet installation timelines, optimize maintenance window equipment installation activity, and maintain proper site operations

    • Installation Management responsibility for all projects

    • Manage EFI vendors while on-site / Coordinate activities.

    • Ensure timely and cost-effective completion of work to meet customer demands and budget constraints.

    • Develop schedules, define resource requirements, resolve roadblocks, and provide status updates for major program changes that are made to network infrastructure.

    • Perform the physical construction activities associated with installation/modification; facility infrastructure (rack/shelf space, power circuits, timing sources, etc.); and electronic equipment/cards using internal and/or external resources. Manage / Engineer Initial Device management connectivity.

    • Ensure the installed network elements (including fiber management, power/grounding standards, shelf/chassis installation, cards, etc.) meet defined Verizon Engineering guidelines.

    • Perform end of job closeout and quality review.

    • Update Required systems as needed.

    • Partner with other teams to ensure a successful job .

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related degree. 2 plus years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications’ industry.
  • CCNA/CCNP a plus.
  • CDCDP a plus
  • Experience in wireless switching environment (Nortel, Ericsson, Lucent, Cisco, Juniper). Understanding of core network including but not limited to PDSN, CSR router, WDN router, Aggregate Router, AAA, HSS, MME, SGW, PGW, IMS, SDN Juniper and Cisco routers.
  • Ability to differentiate and diagnose RAN and CORE related problems; understanding of Systems Engineering aspects related to RAN & proficiency in Core level call flow analysis. IMS understanding is a plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data networking protocols including TCP/IP, OSI, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, MIP and VLAN, etc.
  • Must have strong work ethic, integrity and work extremely well in a team environment.
  • Must possess a proactive work style with the ability to set priorities, work with minimum supervision and with a diverse group of professionals.
    Must be detail oriented and able to follow up through to completion on all assignments/projects/deadlines.
  • Must have the initiative to independently identify issues, trouble-shoot, come up with timely, creative solutions, and own issues through resolution
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed. Overnight travel may be required.
  • A Driver’s license is required.
  • Travel as Needed to support Work

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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