Wireless Network Engineer

Verizon Communications Westborough , MA 01580

Posted 7 months ago

What you'll be doing...

The East Territory Transport Planning team is looking for a Network Engineer to support our network growth and capacity strategies. This position will primarily provide support for One Fiber and VZT (In Franchise) fiber programs. In this role the Network Engineer will participate in efforts improve/automate processes, to audit databases for accuracy, produce reports and/or dashboards, and work with the field teams to address/rectify any identified issues. This would include meeting periodically with various Transport Planning Teams including HQ, Territories and Sub-Markets to ensure a consistent approach to managing the data and ensuring program success.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated leadership of indirect teams and is recognized as a strategic thought leader. Candidate should have the ability to build relationships and lead cross functional teams. Must be able to act as a communication bridge between HQ, Territory and submarket stakeholders, with the ability to engage, understand and respond to business objectives and needs in a rapidly changing environment.

What we're looking for...

You have superior organizational and planning skills - setting and communicating priorities, anticipating workload impact on resources, delegating where appropriate, and consistently following up on outstanding items. You've got excellent communication skills, and can work effectively with a variety of stakeholders. You're driven to resolve problems and overcome hurdles, and you approach every situation with a can-do, team-player attitude.

You'll need to have:

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

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Four or more years of experience in wireless industry with focus on transport networks.

  • Knowledge of Site Traker, FUZE SPM, FUZE 1F, and Granite.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office/G-suite applications.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree

  • Experience creating reports/dashboards in Tableau or similar applications.

  • Project management/forecasting experience.

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.

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