What you’ll be doing...

  • Lead and develop a team of interconnect engineers in support of achieving targets in the design, implementation, and commissioning of CRAN and other transport architectures.
  • Work with RF and Transport Planning teams to select, secure, engineer, and prep CRAN Hub locations.
  • Responsible for delivering Transport solutions for Macro, Small Cell, and In Building/Venue to meet Sub-Market's yearly Build Plan.
  • Work with OEM Vendors, 3rd party DF/Lit providers, and internal teams to identify the best Value (quality, time, and cost).
  • Work with VZB and the One Fiber team to deliver all solutions in a timely manner
  • Responsible for implementing MW solutions including Emergency/Temp solutions.
  • Responsible to implement Transport Planning's Network Plan- ensure circuit growth is not delayed.
  • Work with West Territory and Headquarters Transport staff to develop new technology transport design and equipment standards for deployment. Lead transport team in engineering and implementation of such.
  • Provide a roadmap and guidelines for products, features, and hardware configurations to ensure technologically superior, operationally efficient and cost effective growth and new deployment of systems.
  • Lead, develop and manage, on an ongoing basis, regional-level capital and expense budgets relating to interconnect, backhaul, technology evolution and related projects in conjunction with Sub-Market Engineering, Planning teams and Headquarters Planning.
  • Proactively manage the progress of regional expense reduction initiatives, including verification via invoice reporting.
  • Develop engineering, system performance, and operations policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications or Engineering or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of experience in telecommunications transport engineering. Switch Engineering experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following platforms and/or technologies: Telecom experience including: CRAN, Optical Networks, DWDM/CWDM, Cell site routers.
  • Knowledge of data communications including data network design, routers, switches, hubs, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MPLS.
  • CCNA certification.
  • Experience with the Telcordia Granite Inventory (formerly Xpercom/Xng) circuit inventory system.
  • Experience engineering and implementing multiple node optical networks including one or more of the following optical equipment vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Tellabs.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SevOne traffic data collection system or another traffic statistics reporting package.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Navis INC and ALU 5620 SAM network management systems.
  • Proficiency in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Effective decision making skills.
  • Ability to balance technical and business requirements.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills (setting and communicating priorities; anticipating workload impact on resources of both self and team; delegating where appropriate; consistently following up on outstanding items; and providing focus in meetings and discussions).
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and maintain performance level.
  • Flexibility and creativity (seeks out and attempts alternate solutions to resolve issues, and seamlessly adjusts to a dynamic, changing business environment).
  • Experience in contract negotiations.
  • Experience with cost analysis including NPV & development of business cases for leased vs. owned fixed network systems.

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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