What you'll be doing...
As our Inside Plant Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and designing network connecting wire centers in specific local areas in a particular state. You will mostly design at the physical layer of the 7 layer OSI model.
Using the latest Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) technology on an expansive fiber network.
Using the latest equipment and on the fiber plant will support Verizon's customers' video, data and voice services consistent with established tariff and other rules of engagement.
Collaborating with various Operations' teams, and also responsible for maintaining and striving to improve the reliability of such network.
Being apprised of the technological advancement in the telecom sector, and being promoters in driving change from a legacy network, which consist of mostly SONET, DS3, DS1 and other circuits that make up the North American Digital Hierarchy (NADH) to the Next Generation platform consisting of predominately Optical Transport Networking (OTN) and Ethernet (data) circuits.
Understanding OSMINE process and Verizon's desire to move to newer and better systems.
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.
Even better if you have:
A degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or similar field.
Proficient computer skills (windows-based programs and corporate database systems).
Demonstrated exceptional analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
Proven ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
Demonstrated solid written and verbal communications skills.
Working experience and basic knowledge of telecom Engineering Practices.
Experience with and high proficiency with MS tools like Excel and/or MS Access.
Experience with any of the following Verizon systems is a plus: CoFEE, RequestNet, or TIRKS.
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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