What you’ll be doing...

The Network Maintenance Engineer will work with Lab stakeholders to develop and implement Lab environments needed for project and initiative support. The engineer will create and publish functional and technical requirements by working with Lab stakeholders for new project requests. The engineer will develop troubleshooting guides and Visio diagrams to be used by all other MTCE lab and Network organizations.

The Network Maintenance Engineer will provide outage resolution oversight. The engineer will act as the central VZW escalation/support contact for call processing related issues when major outages in the Lab occur. The engineer will collect, identify, and evaluate data relating to system problems that impact application performance and efficiency. The engineer will analyze system failures and develop short- as well as long-term solutions to address each. The engineer will be responsible for vendor/Internal escalation to ensure minimum outage duration. The engineer will work with multiple vendors across multiple platforms to achieve system stability. In the event that executive leadership needs to be involved Maintenance Engineering management will be brought in as a point of further escalation.

  • Support Lab Subscriber Provisioning via NLPP/MTAS.
  • Support Lab RAN/EPC/IMS/Transport Network.
  • Support teams in testing and validating.
  • Support teams in providing quick root cause analyses.
  • Troubleshoot Lab call processing and transport issues.
  • Reproduce production issues in the lab.
  • Provide daily updates to trouble and support tickets.
  • Create and/or update lab documentation.
  • Manage MTCE lab environments in which they will test and refine new hardware/software before approval for installation in the production environment.
  • Lead Lab projects and initiatives to improve Lab uptime and efficiency.
  • Provide administrative management of monitored products.
  • Review vendor performance regularly in order to ensure technical compliance with agreements.
  • Be challenged to minimize the cost of all new capital purchases as well as actively reduce existing vendor expense costs "year over year".

What we’re looking for...

We’re looking for an engineer that is a self-starter and proactively seeks out and resolves potential issues before they occur. This engineer will create and update documentation as needed including end-to-end Visio diagrams of supported environments to share with the team and lab customers. The engineer should be able to adapt and change with the lab environment as we support the ever-changing production network.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with MTAS / Provisioning, knowledge of architecture and the provisioning process.
  • Experience creating Visio Network diagrams.
  • Knowledge of the RAN, EPC, IMS, and Transport architecture.
  • Experience with RAN, EPC, IMS, and Transport systems.
  • Experience with RF.
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux OS.
  • Experience using network tools such as RTT, SevOne, Irisview or relevant tools.
  • Experience with troubleshooting end to end call flows for 3G and 4G Networks.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Project management and problem-solving skills.
  • One or more years of vendor management experience.
  • Experience with automating repetitive tasks.
  • 5G knowledge and/or experience.
  • Ability to work independently on routine and non-routine research and reporting functions.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Training creation and instructor experience.
  • System Administrator experience.
  • Database Administrator 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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