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Verizon Communications Inc

Principal Engineer Network Design


Network Engineer


Sacramento, California, 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'll be doing...

Verizon has a challenging opportunity for a Principal Engineer-Network Design with the ability to architect, design, configure and deploy IP and transport network designs. This Principal Engineer will be a member of the team that is responsible for providing complete front-to-end engineering, implementation and support of solutions involving, but not limited to, WAN, LAN, WLAN, Security and Virtual technologies.

Responsibilities may include:

• Architect, design, configure and deploy IP and transport network infrastructures that support highly available network services using service aggregation switches, routers, Ethernet switches, firewalls, VPN technologies.

• Act as a subject matter expert for design, implementation, migration, and deployment for a multi-vendor environment

• Responsible for the selection of transport equipment, network equipment and technologies that align all engineering team goals.

• Providing technical support to project planning team for the design, development and implementation of proposals.

• Tier III/Tier IV technical support for IP and transport networks. Writing whitepapers, delivering presentations and demonstrations of the solutions/processes in response to customer requirements/interest in new technologies/products in support of customer networks.

Where you'll be working...

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Sacramento Area, California

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

• Bachelor's degree or seven or more years of work experience.

• Eight or more years of relevant work experience.

• Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.

• Willingness to travel up to 25%.

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

• Familiarity with the following vendor equipment: Ciena service aggregation switches, Cisco and Juniper routers, Palo Alto, and Juniper and Cisco firewalls.

• In-depth working knowledge of TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, VPN, and IP routing protocols (OSPF, BGP).

• Router redundancy protocols, HSRP/VRRP

• Seven or more years of network engineering experience.

• Three or more years of systems integration and test experience.

• Ability to participate in problem-solving and in the defect resolution process.

• Ability to work individually and in teams.

• Ability to meet tight deadlines.

• Ability to decipher highly technical data.

• Ability to multi-task in an ever-changing work environment.

• Strong work ethic and integrity.

• Strong oral and written communication skills.

• Strong organizational skills.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

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.

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $114,000.00 and $211,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.YmJnZW5lcmljLjY0ODY2LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif