Verizon Network Engineering & Ops Principal Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

You will help drive operational efficiency across our network management centers by leading transformative projects to catapult Verizon's next generation networks. By using Agile methodology you will lead diverse, cross-organizational teams to develop new ways to drive efficiency while increasing customer satisfaction with Verizon's networks. Using analytics to prioritize projects and functions will create opportunities to monitor and maintain Verizon's networks in new and exciting ways. You will collaborate with teams internal and external to the GNM organization to ensure alignment, organize development and delivery, and drive results.

  • Ensuring network processes are optimized across strategic functional initiatives in a timely manner.

  • Developing automation and correlation initiatives within various processes and systems to increase efficiency.

  • Developing quantitative analysis models to estimate efficiencies for projects.

  • Performing data analytics to identify trends and link back to process and system root causes.

  • Organizing and prioritizing competing projects to ensure strategic delivery of results.

  • Leading Agile teams to deliver resources and processes to the organization.

What we’re looking for...

You can think strategically and plan over a multi-generational project. Communicating with others individually and in groups is something you do well. You can identify various stakeholder's needs and the reasoning behind them. You work to represent the other teams in your projects and others that you interact with. You look for and suggest solutions rather than find problems. People trust you and come to you for ideas and solutions to their problems. You make sound decisions based on unbiased factual data. You enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple highly visible projects with lots of competing priorities.

You’ll need to have:

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

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in network operations or engineering.

  • Experience with IT development and project management.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Leadership, or Management.

  • Experience with Verizon's inventory, alarming, and ticketing systems.

  • Experience in the Agile delivery process.

  • Experience with process automation initiatives.

  • Knowledge of Verizon's networks and the systems used to maintain them.

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated strong data analysis abilities.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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