What you’ll be doing...

Join Verizon as we continue to expand our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation through building a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.

  • Lead and develop a team of interconnect engineers in support of achieving targets in the design, implementation, and commissioning of CRAN and other transport architectures.
  • Work with RF and Transport Planning teams to select, secure, engineer, and prep CRAN Hub locations.
  • Deliver transport solutions for Macro, Small Cell, and In Building/Venue to meet Sub-Market's yearly build plan.
  • Work with OEM Vendors, 3rd party DF/Lit providers, and internal teams to identify the best Value (quality, time, and cost).
  • Work with VZB and the One Fiber team to deliver all solutions in a timely manner.
  • Implement MW solutions including Emergency/Temp solutions.
  • Implement transport planning's network plan- ensure circuit growth is not delayed.
  • Work with West territory and headquarters transport staff to develop new technology transport design and equipment standards for deployment.
  • Provide a roadmap and guidelines for products, features, and hardware configurations to ensure technologically superior, operationally efficient and cost effective growth and new deployment of systems.
  • Lead, develop and manage, on an ongoing basis, regional-level capital and expense budgets relating to interconnect, backhaul, technology evolution and related projects in conjunction with Sub-Market Engineering, Planning teams and Headquarters Planning.
  • Proactively manage the progress of regional expense reduction initiatives, including verification via invoice reporting.
  • Develop engineering, system performance, and operations policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications or Engineering or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of experience in telecommunications transport engineering. Switch Engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following platforms and/or technologies: Telecom experience including: CRAN, Optical Networks, DWDM/CWDM, Cell site routers.
  • Knowledge of data communications including data network design, routers, switches, hubs, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MPLS.
  • CCNA certification.
  • Experience with the Telcordia Granite Inventory (formerly Xpercom/Xng) circuit inventory system.
  • Experience engineering and implementing multiple node optical networks including one or more of the following optical equipment vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Tellabs.
  • Experience with SevOne traffic data collection system or another traffic statistics reporting package.
  • Experience with Navis INC and ALU 5620 SAM network management systems.
  • Knowledge of office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent analytic, troubleshooting, interpersonal, decision making and communication skills.
  • Ability to balance technical and business requirements.
  • Organizational and planning skills (setting and communicating priorities; anticipating workload impact on resources of both self and team; delegating where appropriate; consistently following up on outstanding items; and providing focus in meetings and discussions).
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and maintain performance level.
  • Flexibility and creativity (seeks out and attempts alternate solutions to resolve issues, and seamlessly adjusts to a dynamic, changing business environment).
  • Experience in contract negotiations.
  • Experience with cost analysis including NPV & development of business cases for leased vs. owned fixed network systems.

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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