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Verizon Senior Lead Engineer in Ostrava, Czech Republic

What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Lead Engineer role is responsible for supporting global network and security solutions of large enterprise customers within the Global Service Assurance department.

  • Supporting the 24/7 shift teams by acting as the next level technical escalation point - taking ownership of escalated incidents and utilizing expertise to drive them to resolution. Supporting other lead engineers.

  • Investigating and resolving chronic faults impacting managed customer services.

  • Providing direct advanced technical support to assigned customers (change/configuration management).

  • Building expert knowledge over the assigned customer’s network design, usage and configuration.

  • Developing personal relations with the assigned customer’s representatives, providing positive and professional customer experience.

  • Take the lead or participate in projects related to repair activities, including processes, tools and product development.

  • Provide technical support, mentoring and guidance to less experienced colleagues.

What we’re looking for...

As a Senior Lead Engineer, you have expert-level network engineering knowledge and you are proactively using them not only to investigate and resolve problems, but also to coach and mentor lower-tier support personnel. You are not afraid to take ownership of a case, collaborate with other teams and drive it into resolution. You know how to build a relationship with a customer, understand their needs and meet their expectations.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.

  • Network engineering experience in a global service provider environment or within a large-scale customer network.

  • Fluency in English – both written and verbal.

  • CCNP certification (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or relevant experience

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge of VBG products (IPded, PIP, SGSO, MLAN/MWLAN, Cloud services, ...)

  • Experience with managing a large, complex customer network environment.

  • Project management experience.

  • ITIL foundation knowledge or certification.

  • SD-WAN experience

  • VNS experience

  • Experience with Cisco and Juniper hardware (routers, switches) and experience with other networking equipment (WAAS, wireless, modems, 4G/LTE, ...).

  • Experience with network technologies & protocols, including MPLS, TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), ACLs, IPSec, BGP, QoS, FHRPs.

  • Experience with network management protocols, including SNMP, NTP, Syslog.

  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN) concepts/solutions and Virtualization technologies.

  • At least basic network automation and scripting experience (Bash, Python, Perl).

  • Experience with UNIX systems and OpenStack administration.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Diversity and Inclusion at Verizon

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.

REQNUMBER: 548766-1A

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