Network Systems Assurance Engineer - Birmingham, AL

  • Verizon
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Oct 21, 2019
Full time Telecommunications

Job Description

Job # 530509

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.

You will be responsible for the advanced installation, operation, administration and advanced maintenance of the regional data network elements, ensuring network integrity and quality. These networks include, but are not limited to Ericsson LTE elements, routers, multilayer switches, MSPP, Ethernet and Ethernet backhaul.

  • Troubleshooting, upgrading, and administering multiple vendor systems.
  • Serving as a technical leader during troubleshooting events.
  • Maintaining systems, elements, and platform applications.
  • Providing support to a varied user community.
  • Updating daily logs with site-specific information.
  • Composing clear and concise reports for system documentation.

What we’re looking for...

You’re tech savvy, and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently suits you well. You’re also thorough, vigilant, and on top of the details—someone people count on to solve problems and to make sure they don’t happen in the first place.

You’ll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A four year technical degree.
  • Certifications such as CCENT, CCNA or CCNP.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following areas: Data networking and communications, wireless technologies, digital communications, operating systems and applications, telecommunications, or power distribution.
  • Knowledge of data networking protocols including TCP/IP, OSI, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, BFD, SIP and other LAN/WAN protocols.
  • Knowledge of data transmission facilities such as 1G and 10G native Ethernet and Ethernet Backhaul.
  • Programming and computer skills with emphasis on applications.
  • Knowledge of Ericsson 4G LTE and/or 5G network elements.
  • Experience in Ericsson MTX, Motorola CDMA / EvDO, or Tellabs DACS platforms.

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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