Verizon Network Architect in Warren, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

If you have strong foundations in Networking & Communications and excited by the possibilities it creates, this job may be perfect for you. As part of the Technology Planning, Strategy & Architecture team, you will work on new technologies and find ways to meet our customers’ evolving needs. You will use your expertise to solve complex problems and find unique solutions and drive the execution of the same. The work that you’ll do every single day will be towards creating a programmable network, new customer experiences, and competitive niche for Verizon. We are looking for a Senior Technology Architect to lead the long-term technology evolution of Verizon’s network.

  • Provide thought leadership in absorbing the latest innovations and designs in wireless and wireline networking and communications.

  • Responsible for providing technical guidance to the cross-functional team in crafting solutions, and describing the impact of the new solution to systems and processes.

  • Responsible for articulating in-depth analysis and recommendation to executives on regular basis.

  • Apply latest in computer algorithms, statistics and control-systems to large-scale automation of network

  • Represent Verizon interests in multiple standards bodies, and accelerate innovation

  • Design and/or modify existing communications protocols covering layer 1, 2, 3 and application (IoT)

  • Leverage foundational comprehension of mathematical and statistical concepts, algorithm development, feature engineering, model selection, training testing and validation of different models, and domain expertise to bridge the gap between decision-makers and technical experts, ensuring data or modeling solutions meet business requirements.

  • Analyze source data and data flows, working with structured and unstructured data; and implement analysis infrastructure and tools, analytic workflow processes, and complex data visualizations.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Electrical Engineering or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Knowledge of Network Simulators such as NS-3 or OMNET.

  • Knowledge of Internet Standards, Routing protocols, Wireless Network and SDN.

  • Knowledge of EPC, RAN and Core.

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Electrical Engineering.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience or post-doc work of 2 or more years.

  • Good understanding of cloud platforms, IoT platforms, and latest innovations in AI/ML.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines and simultaneously work on multiple projects.

  • Proficiency in engaging and influencing large teams.

  • Familiarity with open source development and framework such as ONF, and OpenConfig.

  • Academic background or work experience in spectrum-related topics such as MIMO, beamforming, and QAM.

  • Knowledge of the 4G Evolved packet system architecture to be able to determine impact of changes on part of the network can have on the rest.

  • Working knowledge of the standards – 3GPP, IETC, and GSMA.

  • Adaptability and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.

  • Well-developed written and verbal communications skills.

  • Time management skills – self-motivation and ability to prioritize work related to business requirements

  • Proven ability to work in, manage and lead, team in diverse and multiple stakeholder environment.

  • Deep familiarity with IoT protocols, ILA, and other emerging networking concepts.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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