Verizon Senior Network Infrastructure Planner in Richardson, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

  • Develop integration plans for the legacy IP networks with iEN (Intelligent Edge Network). These plans will focus on the Verizon IP networks; Public IP and Private IP.

  • The iEN business case requires all the legacy equipment to be decommissioned from the Verizon networks; the migration and decommission project is about a 10 year plan and one of the objectives for our senior executives.

  • Migration plans of customers, circuits, and traffic to IEN, as well as the associated site and element level decom plans of the legacy (non-IEN) infrastructure; those plans will have the required details information to be executable plans.

  • Help drive the engineering and operational processes, ensuring the plans are executed, delivered as plan and report back to their management on a bi-weekly basis on the progress of these plans.

  • Present to upper management on a regular basis, providing updates on the progress of the project, discuss and provide solutions for risks and issues that could delay the project.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in planning or engineering IP networks.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Ten or more years of experience in planning or engineering IP networks.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication and written skills as well as excellent project management skills.

  • Experience in working with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Experience in developing migration strategies from old to new technologies.

  • Experience in developing business cases.

  • Experience in coming up with creative plans to cut operating costs and have a proven track record of delivering cost savings to the bottom line.

  • Extensive experience with of IP, MPLS, Ethernet Services.

  • Experience using some of these tools or systems VPLAN, CoFEE, ICON, TIRKS, BGW, MECCA, Nautilus, NSAP/VSAP, NAR, Tableau, CCP, WANDL, Eclipse, RANCID, MnR.

  • Knowledge regarding vendors and technical aspects for the supporting below equipment:

  • Edge Devices:

  • Cisco NCS6K, ASR9K, GSR, ESR.

  • Juniper MX2020, MX2010, MX960, M320, M40.

  • Core Devices:

  • Cisco GSRs.

  • Juniper PTX5000, PTX3000, T1600, T640.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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