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Verizon Network Engineer in Southlake, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon 5G Edge makes innovation possible in ways never before considered. We are entering a new era where MEC and 5G will enable ultra-low latency applications like IoT, autonomous vehicles, real-time asset tracking, image and video recognition, AR/VR, immersive gaming, and automated robotics. These next-generation technologies demand new network thinking, and you could be a part of a team that ushers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

You will be part of the Network Management Center, focused on supporting MEC (Multi-Access Edge Compute). We are a 24·7·365 Operations team that ensures the reliability, performance, and security of the infrastructure and technology that MEC leverages to deliver the power of the cloud built right into America's best Wireless Network.

  • Troubleshooting the infrastructure of the Edge Compute, Network, and Storage for MEC.

  • Generating, driving, and updating trouble tickets via an internal ticketing system.

  • Ensuring low latency, high availability, and performance of the overall platform.

  • Managing communications to our internal and external partners and customers.

  • Handling phone calls to respond to network alarms and events.

  • Enhancing automation through scripting to improve team efficiency.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as necessary.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline.

  • Network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, or similar).

  • Knowledge of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.

  • Organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.

  • Experience with network logging, monitoring, and analytics tools (SevOne, Elk, Splunk, Wireshark, NetScout).

  • Unix/Linux experience.

  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.

  • Scripting experience (Python, Perl, Bash, Ansible).

  • Knowledge of IP telecommunication equipment and technologies.

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.

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.

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