What you’ll be doing...

The Network Planning group under Global Technology Services Network and Unified Communication organization is looking for a self-motivated and forward thinking engineer to support the development and planning of the GTSNUC Enterprise Core WAN, Data Center, Internet DMZ, and Extranet infrastructures. As a senior level member of the technical staff, you will be interacting with system engineers, operations staff, vendor partners, and business partners to develop evolution strategies to keep the GTSNUC network efficient and relevant to emerging technologies. Proactive design initiatives, high level communication skills, and development of next generation solutions are key functions of the Network Planning team.

Additional responsibilities will also include:

  • New technology development and testing.
  • Develop complex Data Center, Core WAN, and DMZ topology projects.
  • Perform capacity planning analysis of data center and core WAN infrastructure.
  • Work with finance team on project budgeting.
  • Provide valuable input to team designs.
  • Develop new network standards.
  • Maintain complete technical knowledge of network.
  • Provide project status to management team.
  • Self-driven control of technical/educational growth.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Seven or more years on data networking experience (LAN/ WAN and Layer 2/ Layer 3) in a service provider network or large enterprise network environment.
  • Strong Layer 2/ Layer 3 network architectural design and engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge of MPLS, BGP, OSPF, and LAN technologies.
  • Experience with Cisco networking equipment.
  • Proven ability to manage complex multi-organizational projects.
  • High motivation, self-starter approach, and demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under tight time constraints and deliver accurate results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional level network certification or higher.
  • Knowledge of QoS and network security functions (firewalls, VPN, IPS, ect).
  • New technology development and testing experience.
  • Network operational troubleshooting and network monitoring/ analysis experience.
  • Capability to communicate and manage priorities effectively to meet deliverables.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an aptitude for learning new technologies with minimal oversight.

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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