Verizon Network Operations Engineer in Cary, North Carolina
What you’ll be doing...
Customer satisfaction drives our business, and you’ll have a key role in ensuring that our customers remain happy by providing exceptional service and prompt responses to their needs. This engineer will support the operating systems and application infrastructure for ISD customer environments. You’ll be responsible for supporting the 24x7 floor operations and service desk function for our managed network services customers, and ensuring government Network Operations and Security Center (GNOSC) customers collaborate with our internal resources as appropriate. You’ll be part of an incredible team, having a positive impact on our business.
In this role you'll be responsible for:
Responding to customer inquiries.
Conducting network surveillance.
Initiating and resolving incident management tickets.
Examining physical layer and logical problems using standard isolation methodologies.
Utilizing tools for router access, circuit layout, automated circuit testing, and ticket management.
Analyzing network surveillance data and addressing any issues that were identified through the analytics.
Create change process documentation (MOPS)
Perform standard changes and provide escalation support for complex technical issues.
Act as primary technical in critical event management situations including providing support on technical and customer bridges.
Work client alerts and associated trouble tickets to meet all contractual SLA's.
Own the resolution of escalated internal and external client issues.
Work on cross departmental projects with Verizon internal and external teams.
Provide recommendations to Tier 3, Service Delivery team, and management on process, monitoring, or technical improvements.
What we’re looking for...
You have very strong technical skills and an ability to dig into the details to identify opportunities and solutions to root cause issues. Organization, reliability and time management skills come naturally to you, and you can troubleshoot highly technical issues and effectively explain complex details to non-technical customers. You are adept at utilizing a variety of tools at your disposal to solve problems and are resourceful in finding the most client-focused solutions.
You’ll need to have:
Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience working in a NOC environment with Cisco or Juniper routers and LAN switches.
IPVPN, IP, MPLS, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and IPSec networking protocol experience.
Eligibility to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Experience with Operating System support either Windows or Linux.
Hardware Support experience: UCS B or C series, Server parts replacement.
Experience learning and supporting vendor and custom based applications; experience with Active Directory, SQL, VMWARE, SAN Storage, NetApp, Hosted and Managed Solution support experience.
Experience with the following monitoring and event platforms: SCOM, Service Manager, SCCM.
Willingness to work in 24/7 operations centerincludingshift work (including rotating shifts), days, nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.
Even better if you have:
Cisco or Juniper certification.
Scripting skillset such as Python or Powershell.
Network management and performance analysis tool experience.
Knowledge of DNS, NTP, Firewalls and ACLs.
Experience workingin an ISO operating environment.
Experience working in environments operating under service level agreements.
Experience managingcustomer service requests.
Knowledge with IPv6.
Ability to multitask.
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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