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Verizon Communications Inc

Edge Implementation Engineer ( 601585-1C )


Applications Engineer



Whitestone, New York, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Edge Implementation Engineers serve a key role in the growth and ongoing support of various technology solutions at our Mobile Switching Centers (MSCs). In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of new technology implementation in MSCs.

  • Review fiber and copper cable utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required.
  • Review Power/fuse/breaker utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required.
  • Review network element chassis and port utilization, growth trends, and forecasts to support Layer 1 and determine when a relief job is required
  • Review utilization of links (trunks and/or NNIs) between network elements, growth trends, and forecast data to determine when a relief job is required.
  • Rearrange, augment or remove/reuse capacity and/or network elements
  • Perform detailed Location specific Equipment Engineering.
  • Develop all of the specifications required for installation forces to properly install, turn-up, inventory, and configure the equipment, obtaining appropriate management approvals, issuing purchase orders, and ensuring vendor delivery.
  • Detail Engineering, Equipment/Hardware/Cable Ordering and delivery, and Installation.
  • Set and track appropriate dates and facilitate communication/coordination between teams and across sites to insure successful, on-time completion.
  • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational/ NA standards.
  • Develop Bill of Material and place orders for network equipment, rack, and hardware requirements. Define cable requirements, create cable running lists, and order all cables.
  • Manage, input, and update IFP, Nautilus, FUZE to reflect new builds, adds, and decommissions.
  • Ensure the network elements (technical facility, location, bay/shelf, alarm points) are documented with necessary identifiers. Labels
  • Perform site surveys to assist in completing detailed engineering.
  • Engineer floor space, rack space and hardware for all equipment in locations.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule as required by projects.
  • Experience with Networking Architecture and LTE Network Architecture.
  • Experience using Cisco or Juniper devices
  • Experience with AC and DC Power Plant, power distribution.
  • Experience in equipment space planning and heat load.
  • Experience with Software Defined Networks and Virtual Machines
  • Management training and experience in Project Management.
  • Knowledge of T1/T3 / OC-3 interconnects.
  • Experience with performance measurement and capacity planning
  • Experience supporting commercial, twenty four seven, and Internet-facing systems.
  • Knowledge of the UNIX operating system and Redhat. Experience developing support tools using scripts and utilities.
  • Knowledgewith system management and monitoring software.
  • Knowledge of Firewall hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of Sniffer software and hardware analysis tools. -Hands-on T1/T3 / OC-3 interconnects. Asynchronous / Synchronous connectivity (i.e. RS-232, RS-449, PPP, HDLC,) XBaseT, Coax, Fiber.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and capability of working independently.
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others without conflict and achieve goals.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively via written technical proposals and oral communications.

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

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).