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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Performance Engineer Entry Level Opportunity


Network Engineer


Portland, Oregon, 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...

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 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 a Network Performance Engineer you will:

  • Run reports and monitor network, identifying areas that fail to meet KPIs established by the business.
  • Utilize existing methods for resolving network performance issues in order to improve the overall network's performance and associated metrics.
  • Investigate identified issues within the network and provide possible recommendations.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to deploy solutions into the network.
  • Run tests on the network's performance to verify the deployment of network solutions.

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 Portland, OR.

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.
  • Coursework or demonstrated experience in Python, Java and C++.
  • Coursework or experience in Network Architecture or RF Design.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
  • Willingness to travel and work in Portland, OR.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Demonstrated strong written and communication skills.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
  • Experience in Web Application Development Python, C#, Java, Linux, HTML, statistical software, and/or software quality assurance.
  • Experience in Database Management systems (e.g. SQL).
  • Experience in Cloud Enabled Kubernetes, Doker, OpenShift, cloud computing, and/or distributed file systems.
  • Ability to work with/in Development Methods object-oriented programming.
  • Ability to work with/in UX Design wireframes, visual & graphic designs, and prototypes.
  • Ability to work with/in Software SW development and AQ reliability engineering.

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 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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjg5NTQwLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif