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What you’ll be doing...

As our Network Performance Engineer, you'll be responsible for the advanced installation, operation, and maintenance of switching, data communications, and peripheral equipment associated with the Mobile Switching Center (MSC). You’ll be participating in multi-functional projects and working in a collaborative environment with other passionate, highly-skilled team members to create a positive impact on our business.

  • Coordinating installation, testing and troubleshooting on voice and data network platforms and transmission facilities (dark and lit fiber services, Gigabit Ethernet Services, OCn, T3, T1, and DSO).
  • Assisting with maintaining system applications using traffic and capacity monitoring tools to track errors and keep network performing optimally.
  • Monitoring building automated systems to maintain operation of network equipment such as AC/DC power systems and HVAC systems.
  • Maintaining secure operating environment to ensure vendor safety and network integrity.
  • Updating daily logs with site-specific information to track and maintain network changes.
  • Composing reports for system documentation to maintain environmental compliance and safety standards.
  • Ability to report to the designated job site/work location within one hour of notice to provide rotational on call coverage in the Whitestone, NY location.

Physical requirements of the job may include, but are not limited to: climbing stairs and ladders, working from elevated areas, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 40 pounds, pushing, pulling, grasping, twisting/bending, and crawling, squatting, or kneeling in small spaces.

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

What we’re looking for...

You’re tech savvy, and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently is as comfortable for you as being part of a team. No stranger to a fast-paced environment, you manage multiple assignments, and competing priorities while staying focused on important deadlines. As a strong communicator, you can quickly build relationship with a diverse range of people and explain complex technical issues in a way that everyone can understand.

You'll need to have:

  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Willingness to work on a 24x7 on-call rotation and work on a rotational night shift.

Even better if you have:

  • A technical degree in Electronics, Electronics Engineering, or Telecommunications.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • CCNA or JNCIA Certification.
  • General knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment.
  • General knowledge of transmission facilities (dark and lit fiber services, Ethernet, OCn, T3, T1, and DSO).
  • General knowledge and understanding of routing protocols.
  • Training or experience in any of the following areas: data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, telecommunications, networking or router support or working knowledge of DC power rectification and battery systems.

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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