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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Engineer


Network Engineer


Richardson, Texas, 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 around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you will be doing:

At Verizon, we don't wait for the future, we build it! Join the industry leader in Network and Telecommunications Services as we embark on transforming our nation's critical communications infrastructure and the FAA's National Airspace System (NAS) network. As a member of our FAA Enterprise Network Services (FENS) team, you will bring your passion, education and experience to this critical mission and interact directly with decision-makers and government staff who are tasked with ensuring the nation's air transportation system's underlying communications infrastructure is secure and always available. We are hiring skilled and energetic candidates to work alongside the best and brightest employees on a long-term career opportunity to design, build and operate the next generation NAS network supporting the busiest, most complex aerospace system in the world.

As a Network Engineer for the Public Sector Federal Aviation Administration Enterprise Network Engineering Services (FENS) engineering team, you will be a on a multi-discipline team that will design, implement and manage the wide area network solution for the FAA infrastructure architecture. You are well versed across multiple technology disciplines to include but not limited to Enterprise Solutions, MPLS, telecommunications access, wide area networking, routing protocols, and diversity, as well as Cyber Security, Managed Services. You will work in a cross-functional and cross-organizational environment (including Third party partners) to facilitate and deliver the FENS initial and on-going infrastructure solutions for the FAA complex requirements throughout the life-cycle of the FENS program.

You will be focused on the survivability and resiliency integrated architectures for the FAA FENS opportunity. The goal will be to deliver the best technical solutions along with the best customer service.

You will need to:

  • Understand customer business challenges.
  • Develop wide area network solutions and designing the networking to solve the customer need.
  • Provide briefings at various levels.
  • Identify, own, and drive resolutions to gaps in the deal lifecycle delivery processes.
  • Assess, prioritize, and manage scope of work across various initiatives.
  • Work with and guide internal and external teams with creating wide area networking to meet our customer requirements

What we are looking for:

You're a technical specialist with experience prioritizing multiple large projects at once. You know how to lead a project team, creating clarity, removing barriers, and motivating team members to do more than they thought possible. Multi-functional work is ideal for you, given your collaborative nature and ability to work with a variety of partners across the organization. And you're passionate about the chance to work with some of the best technological minds in the business.

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of experience.
  • Designing or architecting survivable and resilient mission critical infrastructure.
  • Developing high diverse network architectures (e.g., CPE, Access, Transport) end to end.
  • Experience in working in cross functional teams with understanding of how business and technical requirements interweave to create solutions.
  • Four or more years of work experience in documenting technical network designs in formal engineering specifications (i.e., CPE, LAN, WAN, Access, Rack Elevations).
  • Experience in designing diversity at the CPE, access, and transport level to support mission critical networks.
  • Knowledge of technical product and systems development lifecycle within a large global enterprise environment.
  • Four or more years of work experience in deploying and implementing telecommunications solutions in the field.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Government security clearance of Public Trust.
  • Experience in communicating (written and spoken) highly technical, multi-faceted (e.g., network, security, data, application) solutions to customers in a simple, understandable manner.
  • Experience in two or more technical areas listed:
    • Data and IP Services (MPLS, SIP, internet, VPN, SDN, NFV, SDWAN).
    • Access Technologies (TDM, Ethernet).
    • Network Operations (Managed Services for WLAN, LAN, WAN, IP PBX, Automation/Orchestration).
    • Security (DDOS, FW, IDS, WAF, DDI, SIEM, Analytics, Micro-segmentation).
    • Wireless technologies (IoT).
    • Wide area networking, routing protocols, and VPN design.

Even Better if you have:
  • Master's Degree in a technical or business area.
  • Four or more years of successful experience with strategic solutions and/or systems integration design and solutions selling experience (consultative solutions selling).
  • Public Sector Domain Experience to include both Federal and Department of Defense contract and procurement experience.
  • Experience in the Aviation industry.
  • Highly organized with an ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication, organization and project management skills.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjQyNTYwLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif