What you’ll be doing...

As a Senior Technical Engineer within Maintenance Engineering supporting Verizon’s Intelligent Edge Network, your focus will be the Converged Core. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring operational readiness and high reliability of cutting edge networks through integration testing and use of AGILE techniques. You will interpret and translate client technical requirements into viable, scalable test cases. You will also be responsible for test case execution, test result documentation and implementation process. In this position you will also coordinate efforts across product, engineering, network operations and services teams to design and build testbeds for validating and certifying protocol conformance, performance, interoperability, and scale aspects of network designs.

You will work closely with internal stakeholders from a strategic perspective to identify and exploit emerging technologies in the Intelligent Edge Network space to improve business processes, promote the strategic use of highly scalable architectures, enable end user automation, and scale development of meaningful architectures which in turn will help deliver customer data.

What we’re looking for...

You should be versatile and equally capable of communications in front of an architecture review board or executive leadership. You should have experience leading strategic projects with an Agile mindset that leverage the application of cutting edge network technology and distributed implementation partners.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with router hardware and software.
  • Experience in coalescing Network Design Specifications and test requirements from Planning, Architecture, Engineering and Operations teams.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in a technical filed.
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of multiple vendors including Juniper, Cisco, and Nokia.
  • Routing or Networking certification.
  • Knowledge of the following protocols: MPLS, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, Multicast, IPv4, IPv6, BFD, QoS, L3/L2 VPNs, LDP, RSVP-TE, OAM, and Ethernet.
  • Knowledge of Ixia and Spirent test tools and protocol emulators.
  • Knowledge of SDN controllers and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).
  • Knowledge of Ansible, Python and Jenkins.
  • Excellent oral communication and technical writing skills.

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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