What you’ll be doing...

As an IOF planner you will be responsible to design, build, and manage all Interoffice (IOF) capacity within an assigned turf (set of offices). The IOF Planner is responsible for capacity management of all transport systems within all assigned central offices to include multiplexers, digital cross-connects (DCS), coax spans, copper spans, intra-building fiber cables and IOF fibers. Ability to grasp highly technical equipment and turn that knowledge into action is a must for the job applicant. The IOF planner must take the IOF LATA planner’s guidance and input from the various provisioning system to create capacity to carry all service requirements between assigned central offices and IXC POPs. The IOF planner must use these inputs to issue their jobs, orders, and needs inside the assigned turf. The IOF Planner must also be able to provision all service orders over the transport network for their assigned turf and their peers when they are out of office. System used include: TIRKS, UUI (CCP/ Request Net), and Microsoft Excel.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

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

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in engineering or technical/science/mathematics fields.
  • Experience in Central Office Engineering.
  • Experience with designing SONET, OTN and/or WDM facilities.
  • Experience provisioning Ethernet, DS3 and/or DS1 circuits over SONET networks.
  • Digital Cross Connect (DCS) and manual DSX/LGX experience.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and corporate database systems.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new skillsets as well as project manage different aspects of site builds.

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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