What you’ll be doing...

Interested in managing a team that is responsible for the building operations in our Colorado Network Equipment Center (NEC). The Colorado NEC building is a data center like facility with mission-critical building infrastructure that supports the Wireless Network Core hardware. This technical leader is responsible for a team that manages the day to day operations of the critical infrastructure to support our Wireless customers. The team is focused on maintaining the highest level of data center availability while working on ways to reduce energy and gain efficiency in how the core network is supported. The optimal candidate will be a self-starter with strong communication skills. Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Work closely with peer NEC building operations teams, NEC building construction and engineering teams and VCP and application owner teams to support 100% uptime of our NEC locations.
  2. Coordinate with other building teams to identify operational design improvements and provide guidance on best practices for future equipment selection and deployments.
  3. Work with the building engineering team to perform trending analysis on things like energy usage and equipment failure rates.
  4. Oversee internal and external teams responsible for preventative maintenance activities on mission-critical building infrastructure.
  5. Oversee the responsibility of all work in and out of the NEC space including equipment and cabling installs, hardware failure and forensics, building construction projects and the like.
  6. Review and approve all methods of procedures and change controls for any and all physical occurring within or around the NEC space and the critical equipment spaces.
  7. Work with the internal planning team to support the power, space and overall capacity management of equipment going and coming out of the NEC and associated rooms.
  8. Work directly and collaboratively with other Verizon building teams on engineering best practices and RCA analysis results, PM cadence etc.
  9. Identify process improvement to save time on infrastructure repair tickets and mean time to repair of equipment. Assist in the development of automation of common issues.
  10. Support building administrative duties including physical security, landscaping, people space work assignments, custodial staff and the like.

What we’re looking for...

  1. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of operations experience in network or IT.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
  3. Able to develop and deploy tools to conduct performance-based analysis that will inform technical and logistical decisions.
  4. Highly organized with strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. Must be able to perform and lead in an evolving technical environment.
  5. Demonstrated leadership skills as a Manager, Supervisor or Team Lead.
  6. Strong interpersonal and both written and verbal communications skills. Must be able to work with a cross-functional and geographically disperse set of stakeholders.
  7. Has a high sense of urgency and ownership. Serves as an example of our Verizon Credo.
  8. Flexibility with work hours and business demands required. Some business travel and overnight work will be required.

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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