What you’ll be doing...

The Ashburn Network Management Center is seeking motivated and driven engineers to support management of Verizon’s Intelligent Edge Network encompassing Unified Transport, NGPON2, Multi-Service Edge, Base Network Controller, IP Routing, and Converged Core technologies. As the Principal Engineer, you will be part of the Intelligent Edge Network (iEN) Support Team, focused on developing solutions that drive the success of Verizon’s Edge Networks and Platforms. When you join Verizon, You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses, and devices 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!

Join Verizon as we leverage our existing IP Networks with automation and turn of the century infrastructure. We are building opportunities within Verizon for career growth, network growth, technology growth, and the opportunity to impact how we develop the next generation Global Telecommunications Verizon supplies the world! This position seeks intelligent, forward thinking, collaborative-minded, and adaptable network engineers. Come see how you can enhance Verizon and our global customers. We are building and developing onsite training utilizing Verizon’s HR, Vendor support, Tier 2 Technical support, On the Job training, scripting, and automation! It is an exciting time at Verizon. We are deploying millions of miles of fiber that will power our Intelligent Edge Network (iEN). The iEN unifies services for Enterprise, Businesses, Consumers, and Wireless through bleeding-edge technology and innovation. Verizon is enabling 5G wireless speeds up to a Gigabit per second; ushering in a new era of content delivery, connected cars, and smart cities through Mobile-Edge Computing; and we building the blueprint for what it means to have a truly resilient Edge Network. The iEN Team is dedicated to evolving Operations to meet the demands of running the Network of the tomorrow. You will be innovative and lead cross-functional activities with partners in Planning, Performance, and Engineering. Read below on the functions a network engineer will perform.

  • Responsible for developing software solutions that require ingenuity with an emphasis on continuous operational improvement and efficiency.
  • Identify, evaluate, and drive new opportunities through an expert-level comprehension of software design, APIs, and web technologies. API driven applications are changing the way that we do operations, and you will be responsible for design, build, test, deployment, and maintenance of services and APIs that will be integral to the operations toolkit.
  • Partner internally and externally with vendors to provide architectural leadership and review existing services, APIs, and platforms.
  • Embrace agile methodologies and show an aptitude for being able to adapt and lead the effort to transform the way we do operations by promoting a DevOps mindset.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll 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 in Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with four or more years of work experience.
  • Eight or more years in the telecom industry focused on technology.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills concurrent with excellent verbal and written communication skills including capability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to lead people and manage technical discussions with a group of individuals in the industry with varying technical positions along with the ability to work well both independently and in diverse teams.
  • Knowledge of software architecture, programming languages, virtualization, and the networking layers.
  • Experience developing REST based web services.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.
  • Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack.
  • Knowledge of NextGen Optical Networks, 5G, SDN, NFV, and other leading technologies, IP telecommunication equipment and technologies (Cisco, Juniper) and Knowledge of routing protocols (MPLS, LDP, BGP, IS-IS, and OSPF).

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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