What you’ll be doing...

The Network Systems Assuance Engineer will be responsible for the installation, operation & maintenance of complex data networks, ensuring network integrity & quality at Verizon Mobile Switching Centers (MSCs)/Data Centers.These networks include but are not limited to: LTE elements, routers, multilayer switches and suporting tramsport networks.Responsible for troubleshooting, upgrading, administering these platforms & multiple vendor systems; maintaining system, element & platform applications; & providing support to a varied user community; updating daily logs with site specific information, and composing clear & concise reports for system documentation.

Equipment that this position is responsible for includes but is not limited to:
- Services Aggregation Point equipment both virtual & physical such as PGW, SGW, MME

- Data Center Operations
- Verizon Cloud Platform Application Configuration & Support

- Routers & switches; Nokia, Juniper, Cisco
- IPv4/IPv6 Subnet Management
- Voicemail platforms
- Transport for Ethernet Backhaul in both lit/dark fiber environment
- AC/DC Power Plant Equipment
- Generators

Perfromdaily proactiveNetwork Survellance
- Coordination with internal teams and vendor support during planned or unexpected network events. Examples but not limited to Data Service Organization, National Network Organization, Data Performance, Verizon Business/Transport and externally Nokia, Cisco, Juniper, Samsung vendor support teams.
- Expected to perform work with minimum supervision & participate in cross-functional projects, as scheduled.

- Expected to perform oncall rotation as part of network team.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Associates degree or two years of experience.
  • Three or more years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data networking protocols including TCP/IUP, OSI, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, BFD, SIP and other LAN/WAN protocols, is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data transmission facilities such as 1G, 10G, 100G & native Ethernet & SONET, is required
  • Programming & computer skills with emphasis on applications are required.
  • Valid driver's license

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's or 4 year technical degree and/or certifications such as Red Hat, Openstack, CCENT, CCNA or CCNP, are preferred.
  • Intermediate training in at least 3 of the following areas: SDN/NFV, data networking & communications, wireless technologies, digital communications, operating systems & applications, telecommunications and/or power distribution.
  • Relevant military experience, equivalent special electronics training.
  • Experience in AD/DC power systems, HVAC, dark fiber, Lucent, Mortola, Nortel; LTE / CDMA data, Tellabs DACS & Anypath or Comverse, voicemail platforms, Linux, Openstack, Containers, SDN / NFV and Scripting preferred.

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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