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What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be a technical leader who will join the Transport Engineering and Implementation team with responsibilities for engineering Verizon’s new Intelligent Edge Network in the west territory. This new network leverages virtualization and software defined networking to transform how we provide products and services while maintaining our position as the industry leader. You’re a motivated and driven professional who will technically lead the engineering of IP-based networking projects and work closely with Planning, Design and Operations teams to implement our strategic technology goals. You will create an environment of teamwork and collaboration with all stakeholders including territories, edge, project management, design and cloud teams. You’ll be visible and lead by example.

  • Serving as the technical lead to understand a highly-complex spine/leaf network design and translating that design into a usable network configuration.
  • Leading peer engineers through complex technical designs and engineering methods of procedures (MOPs) to complete projects according to best practices and on time.
  • Being a lead engineer to assist other engineers by providing technical guidance, assistance and training.
  • Technically lead First Office Applications (FOAs) by applying best practices, coordinating with peer teams, reviewing documentation, leading the implementation during the maintenance window and providing knowledge sharing sessions for successive rollouts.
  • Providing the highest level of technical support and troubleshooting assistance.
  • Engineering and deploying directional networks for Intelligent Edge, including but not limited to: SAP ENSE Fabric, TAP ENSE fabric, ISP, NNI and 5G connectivity.
  • Working to support Verizon’s strategic technology goals including the ongoing migration of core elements to the intelligent edge network.
  • Engineering the network configuration for the onboarding of Verizon’s private cloud tenants.
  • Engineering IP edge networks at Service Aggregation Points (SAP) and Transport Aggregation Points (TAP).
  • Developing network configurations from design models and templates by creating MOPs and programming automated workflows.
  • Building networks for interconnection to Verizon Cloud Platforms (VCP) for growth, capacity and expansion.
  • Engineering network solutions with a strong interaction with PNF and VNF applications teams.
  • Working with underlay and overlay controllers for network creation, network modeling, and network deployments.
  • Interacting with design / planning teams and project management teams to track, engage and drive designs and strategic project milestones to completion on time to meet Verizon’s 5G goals.
  • Working with peer teams to ensure new networks are built and migrated to meet KPI’s.
  • Overseeing all network builds from procurement to “In Service”.

Where you’ll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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.
  • Experience with IP Layer 1-3 for Edge Networks and strong knowledge of MPLS.
  • Experience with MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs.
  • Knowledge of networking-specific technologies: IPV6, L2VPN, L3VPN, OSPFv3, mp-BGP, QOS/Traffic Engineering, MPLS (LDP & TDP), inter-AS MPLS, and m-VPN.
  • Experience with virtualization of networks.
  • Experience with spine and leaf network architectures, designs, engineering and implementation.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6).
  • Experience with eBGP/iBGP.
  • Knowledge of Spine and Leaf fabric networking.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • Experience working with Cisco (VTS), Nokia (Nuage), or Itential (IAP) automation tools.
  • Cisco and Nokia or other networking certifications.
  • A strong ability to understand end-to-end call flows for deploying network services.
  • Knowledge of or prior experience with cloud and scripting experience in Linux, Openstack, Python, and virtualization.
  • Cloud Service Provider experience.
  • A strong ability to understand end-to-end call flows for deploying network services.
  • The ability to work with underlay and overlay controllers for network creation, network modeling, and network deployments.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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