What you’ll be doing...

Define, engineer, and resolve network capacity requirements for Verizon's long haul and metro transport network utilizing high capacity next generation light-wave and wave division multiplexing technologies to meet network services capacity, vulnerability, diversity and growth requirements. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Perform detailed equipment engineering for network augments. 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, creating applicable diagrams/ drawings, and ensuring vendor delivery.
  • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational 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.
  • Order all spares required based on sparing plan or directed by capacity management.
  • Manage, input, and update central Network Inventory Database (i.e. ICON, Nautilus, CoFEE) to reflect new builds, adds, and decommissions.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications equipment and technologies like Telephony Switching, Data Communications and Network Routers.
  • Experience in Engineering and/or Installation and Testing in one (or more) of the following Transport technologies: Ciena, Nortel, Fujitsu, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent SONET and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) equipment platforms is essential.
  • PON, NGPON2, FiOS and FTTP experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suites and drawing complex system diagrams using CAD-based software.
  • Inside Plant and ICON experience.
  • Project management experience.

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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