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Verizon Field Engineer in Seattle, Washington

What you’ll be doing...

Your role will have a wide geography, responsible for engineering and installing the Domestic US Core Networks; Intelligent Edge Network (iEN), Unified Transport, Voice and Data, and Internal Data Core networks. You will engineer and manage multiple simultaneous projects, from issuance of required Engineering documentation through managing the entire installation lifecycle – building the technologies associated with Verizon’s Core Inside Plant networks including: Multi-Service Edge (MSE), ROADM, Voice Over IP, NGPON2, and the supporting host of network ancillary and infrastructure equipment. You will utilize multiple systems and tools in performance of these duties.

  • Field Engineer detailed, often complex, network builds for new and existing technologies and assist with ordering equipment/cables/hardware via the appropriate systems (CCP, SRM…).

  • Coordinate and project manage specific installation designs and physical installations across multiple simultaneous initiatives; including installs, reconfigurations, decommissions, and First Office Applications (FOA).

  • Engineer/manage internal database updates, equipment configurations, card/port assignments/requirements, power mapping, cable running lists, floor space and rack placement, and detailed Bill of Material (BOM).

  • Interface with Operations and other Implementation organizations in performing site surveys to obtain critical site specific pre-engineering data prior to the build, as well as post installation redlines and end of job audits.

  • Manage staging and receipt of Major and Minor project materials.

  • Negotiate, coordinate, and drive/track completion of project milestones with all appropriate stakeholders, to include third party turf vendors.

  • Facilitate and maintain relationships with multiple service vendors, including pricing compliance, standards creation and compliance, and conducting quality reviews – to include follow up remediation as appropriate and periodic performance reviews.

  • Accurately identify, monitor, report, escalate, and resolve technical issues encountered throughout the engineering and build process.

  • Verify installations are compliant with all applicable installation practices, such as IP72202.

  • Manage multiple large, complexprojects and associated budgets, provide timely reporting, and effectively coordinate with Planning, Vendor Technical Management, and Program Management organizations.

  • Manage and schedulemultiple large, complex projects, balance workload in accordance with corporate priorities, effectively coordinate with Planning, Program Management and third party turf vendor organizations, program/project status updates and readouts

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Leadership skills and the capability to be a self-starter with strong management and organizational skills.

  • Capability to be highly organized and ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.

  • Solid understanding of telecom networking, networks and technologies, equipment designs and configuration procedures, and inventory.

  • Strong technical and project management skills as well as excellent PC and software application skills including Windows and MS Office.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications.

  • Strong track record of leadership and management.

  • Engineering, Planning, and/or Ops knowledge, especially with Verizon Networks.

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.

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. Different makes us better.

REQNUMBER: 527669-1E

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