Verizon Senior Network Consulting Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

What you’ll be doing...

Continuous improvement efforts drive our business and you will work with customer technical teams to provide solutions for customers' internetworking communications requirements. You will be performing routed/switched network design activity for our large enterprise customer data networks. As the primary interface to customers in support of their WAN/LAN enterprise projects, you will make us better by creating great enterprise customer data networks. And here, better matters.

  • Investigating, designing, planning, and implementing communications networks.

  • Partnering with customer teams to develop solutions that support their requirements.

  • Preparing network schematics to define and illustrate network design solutions.

  • Creating hardware and software configuration upgrades.

  • Providing IP addressing and routing strategies.

  • Preparing detailed work orders for technicians.

The Senior Network Consulting Engineer will provide hands-on engineering services in support of large Enterprise Managed Services customers, to include the design, implementation and ongoing support across multiple platforms and technology disciplines for WAN, LAN, Wireless, Voice, Unified Communications and Security solutions.

You must have in-depth, technical knowledge and experience managing complex router/switch environments, and the demonstrated ability to act as the customer’s trusted technical advisor for current and future technology deployments.

What we’re looking for...

Your technical skills are top notch, and you are known for digging into the details to find the best solutions. You know how to get to the bottom of your customers’ needs, and how to manage your stakeholders’ expectations. Talking to people comes very naturally to you and you have an ability to communicate complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal or written.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Technical knowledge and experience in designing, configuring, implementing & testing, troubleshooting and supporting multi-site critical network environments that consist of multi-vendor Routers, Switches, Wireless LAN, WAN Accelerator, VoIP, Firewall & Network Security.

Even better if you have:

  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification or higher.

  • Juniper JNCIS with a higher level certification preferred (example – CCIE or JNCIE).

  • Experience with Cisco LAN switching, WAAS, Juniper routing and internal wireless products.

  • Hands-on experience designing and configuring various routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP IGRP, HSRP, RIPv1 & RIPv2.

  • Hands on experience with complex QoS and VLAN configurations and designs.

  • Experience with contemporary technologies including MPLS, TCP/IP, IPSec, BGP, QoS, IP Telephony, Multicast, and/or other similar tools.

  • Designed and implemented large scale customer networks.

  • Project management experience.

  • Advanced problem solving skills including conceptual and analytical thinking and capable of working on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.

  • Ability to produce and review Network Analysis reports, and make technical recommendations.

  • The ability to work on multiple projects/activities concurrently, and research technical issues and develop solutions.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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