What you’ll be doing...

As a Senior Technical Engineer within Maintenance Engineering supporting Verizon’s Intelligent Edge Network, your focus will be the Universal Transport (UT Network).

  • Ensuring operational readiness and high reliability of cutting edge networks through integration testing and use of AGILE techniques.
  • Interpreting and translating client technical requirements into viable, scalable test cases.
  • Testing case execution, testing result documentation and implementation process.
  • Coordinating efforts across product, engineering, network operations and services teams to design and build test beds for validating and certifying protocol conformance, performance, interoperability, and scale aspects of network designs.
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders from a strategic perspective to identify and exploiting 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’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with transport and Ethernet hardware and software.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
  • Five or more years of work experience.
  • Familiar with multiple vendors including Cisco, and Ciena.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to coalesce Network Design Specifications and test requirements from Planning, Architecture, Engineering and Operations teams.
  • Knowledge of TDM, SONET, OTN, DWDM, CEM, and experience with EMS systems and automation.
  • Ability to perform detailed lab evaluations of high speed next generation Transport equipment and support various field issues.
  • Knowledge of various North American and European telecommunications standards.
  • Experience developing the appropriate test cases for projects and working with vendors and internal groups to document and resolve hardware and software problems.
  • Experience working with vendors and numerous internal organizations to implement changes and correct problems in the network.
  • Advanced/Expert Routing and/or Networking certification or relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the following protocols: MPLS, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, Multicast, IPv4, IPv6, BFD, QoS, L3/L2 VPNs, LDP, RSVP-TE, OAM, and Ethernet.
  • Excellent oral communication and technical writing skills.
  • MPLS experience

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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