What you’ll be doing...

You will be a leading member of our technical DCIM & Building Operations team in one of Verizon’s Network Equipment Centers (NEC). The Colorado Springs NEC is a data-center like facility with mission critical building infrastructure that supports the Wireless Network Core hardware. You will act as a team lead responsible for not only the physical network equipment and power/space implementation, but also the overall building operations and infrastructure management of a mission critical facility. You will be technically advanced with strong project management leadership skills.

  • Provide hardware support that includes power equipment (PDUs/RPPs), multi-vendor transport, and network equipment including systems from Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, F5 and A10 such as routers, multilayer switches, load balancers, firewalls, and associated network infrastructure cabling.
  • Coordinating installation, testing, and troubleshooting of transmission facilities (Dark Fiber, EBH, 100G,10G, OC192, OC48, OC3, T3, T1 and DS) and providing support to a varied user community.
  • Updating ticketing system, change controls and circuit work orders.
  • Reviewing, writing and approving methods of procedures (MOPs) ensuring technical standards are adhered to and tasks are completed in the proper order.
  • Managing vendor power installation, operation and maintenance for the power distribution infrastructure between the RPP and the cabinets on the data center floor.
  • Providing vendor management of transport cabling, equipment installation, and support.
  • Providing maintenance support for all data center physical hardware and cabling.
  • Scheduling oversight of all preventative maintenance, necessary maintenance and repairs of the building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, BAS, fire protection and plumbing systems.
  • Maintaining and updating disaster recovery plans (DR), emergency action plans (EAP), spill prevention control and countermeasure (SPCC) & FUZE tools.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Power Point, Visio, MS Project, Excel, and Outlook.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master’s Degree.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Training in at least 3 of the following areas: data networking and communications, wireless technologies, digital communications, operating systems and applications, telecommunications, and/or power distribution.
  • Advanced knowledge of data transmission facilities such as OC192, OC48, CO48, T3, T1, DS1, 1G/ 10G native Ethernet, and SONET.
  • Advanced knowledge of data networking protocols including TCP/IP, OSI, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, BFD, SIP and other LAN/WAN protocols.
  • Experience in physical hands-on installation and troubleshooting of network transport, transmission and layer 1 network devices, including DACS and DCS panels and cross connects.
  • Advanced knowledge of optical transmission equipment administration and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with Protocol Analysis, Packet Capture, Wireshark, NetScout, Fluke, T-Berd and other Fiber test tools.
  • Demonstrated advanced technical and analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot end-to-end systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of maintenance and operation of mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, life safety, fire protection, building automation and security systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical switch gear, ASCO, building automation systems, chiller systems, air handlers, UPS systems, CRAH units, DC power systems, and generators.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and support on-call duties and shift work.
  • Advanced project management and financial management skills.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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