When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

  • Design/implement IP/MPLS network to support voice, data, and video traffic with IP Telephony and Products over the VMware cloud.
  • Support and troubleshooting a mix of networking technologies including MPLS, VRF and BGP working within in an ISP / Telecoms service provider environment.
  • Implementation of peering IP networks using BGP and MPLS, interior routing protocols.
  • Architect networks for new services, identify areas of improvement, and develop/implement acceptance testing plans.
  • Work closely with NOC and Field Technicians on 1st/2nd/3rd line troubleshooting in support of the customer on network faults and developing product turn-up processes.
  • Ensure minimal downtime/outage with quick workarounds, troubleshooting, and correcting fault conditions.
  • Respond to support calls and escalations of customer issues on a 24/7 basis as required.
  • Script programs to automate configuration/provisioning of services.
  • Design routines health tests that run diagnostic scans and report/notify of system alarms.
  • Provide training and mentoring to other team members.
  • Develop and support procedures for ensuring network survivability and disaster recovery.
  • Good understanding of firewalls in routed and multiple context mode.
  • Experience with Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu), Windows operating systems and container.
  • Design and implement Layer 3, 4 and 7 Firewall solutions within the Datacenter network.

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.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCIE) R&S, Data Center or equivalent experience with certification completion in progress.
  • Experience in Routing and Switching protocols like BGP and Data Center devices like Nexus 7k/9k.
  • Experience in MPLS technologies in a large-scale Service Provider and/or core IP network environment.
  • Experience in features and technologies related to Cisco FirePower/ASA or any equivalent Firewall vendor.
  • Good understanding of Cisco Unified Communication and Collaboration solutions.
  • Experience with Microsoft servers and applications including: Windows Server, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Active Directory, and ADFS.
  • Experience in scripting knowledge.

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge or certifications including but not limited to ITIL, VMWare, Cisco IOS & QoS
  • Strong written orverbal communication skills.
  • Experience with general IT concepts beyond primary discipline.