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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Assurance Performance Engineer Entry Level Opportunity


Network Engineer


Redmond, Washington, 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.

From internships and co-ops to leadership development programs and entry-level roles, Verizon's award-winning Campus program allows you to take the next step toward shaping your future. Our Campus program has been recognized with awards like WayUp's Top 100 Internship Programs and RippleMatch's Campus Forward Award. Why the accolades? It's easy. We quickly immerse our early in career V Teamers in meaningful work that deliver tangible business impact. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to network with V Teamers across the globe, find mentors, and establish meaningful friendships that could last a lifetime. Start here and go anywhere, with opportunities across the business. When students like you join the V Team, our network becomes even stronger.

This position is for a Network Assurance Performance entry level role in the Verizon Global Network & Technology organization. In this role you will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing and addressing RAN and core network performance problems; troubleshooting and resolving customer issues. You will also assist with monitoring and analyzing performance and KPIs; detecting, solving and continuously improving overall network performance and associated metrics. You will test the performance of wireless networks and communication products; automating testing processes. You will be responsible for evaluating the network KPI trends, monitoring alarms and working on the upgrade of the network with new technologies and elements.

  • As our Network System Assurance Engineer I, you'll be supporting a world class telecommunications network. You'll
    support the Facilities and Network associated with making sure the network and our customers are up and running
    24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This will include support of all facilities associated with power, space,
    and cooling. This will include network functions from the physical layer to network devices and configurations. You'll
    be testing and analyzing network coverage, troubleshooting, and learning in a fast paced environment. Your role
    will be pivotal in ensuring contiguous communication, network integrity, quality and finding ways to make it even

  • Conducting fiber testing/turn up.
  • Inspecting building and grounds to ensure proper upkeep and maintenance.
  • •Supporting interdepartmental objectives for new projects.
  • Maintaining site and test equipment inventories.
  • Maintaining daily logs with site specific information.
  • Composing clear and concise reports for system documentation.
  • Performing audits as required by local, regional, Area, Corporate or Regulatory agencies.
  • Handling switch related duties including backup of essential equipment and troubleshooting switch related
    equipment such as 4GLTE/5G/Routing/Switching related equipment, Fujitsu/Ciena related dark fiber
    equipment, and ALU 7705/IXR/7750 routers, and eNSE (Evolved Network Services Edge) equipment.
  • Assisting and troubleshooting of multiple network teams (smart hands/smart feet).
  • Troubleshooting, upgrading, integrating, and performing preventative maintenance on multiple vendor
  • Monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on regional data networks and correct anomalies.
  • Participating in First Office Applications (FOAs) and other projects as scheduled

You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.

In this hybrid full time position, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager. This hybrid role will be based out of Redmond, WA.

If you are interested in other roles and locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings as well in order to be considered.

What we're looking for...

You're a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you're always trying to perform at your personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable, and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You'll need to have:
  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor's or Master's degree majoring in Telecommunications, Information Technology, Engineering, Data Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science or related majors with a completion date of June 2024.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
  • Willingness to travel and work in Redmond, WA.

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

  • Experience with TCP/IP, LAN/WAN and IP routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of IP addressing, subnetting, network segmentation (VLAN), MPLS/BGP, and virtual routing
  • Knowledge of Ethernet transport networks (LAN & WAN) and dark fiber.
  • Experience with high speed wireless technologies; LTE/5G/MMW/Routing/Switching.
  • Experience with Cisco/Juniper/Ciena/Nokia infrastructure and operating systems.
  • Experience using various network monitoring or performance tools such as EXFO, Viavi, Fluke, NetScout,
    Wireshark and Prospect.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technology and Virtualization/Orchestration technologies (Openstack/Kubernetes/etc)
  • Knowledge of one of more coding languages (Python/C/Java/Go/etc)
  • Ability to adapt to ever changing infrastructure.

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 $53,000.00 and $98,000.00 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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjEzMzMxLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif