Verizon Wireless Transport Engineer in Westborough, Massachusetts

What you’ll be doing...

You will work with a team of interconnect/transport engineers in support of achieving targets in the design and deployment of transport networks to support the latest generation of cellular technologies.

  • Work with RF and Implementation teams to select, secure and engineer CRAN Hub locations.

  • Devise new complex transport project designs that optimize path, switch, and vendor diversity while employing a best cost approach using optical and microwave transport, as well as leased solutions.

  • Work with East Territory and Headquarters Transport staff to develop new technology transport design and equipment standards for deployment. Lead transport team in engineering and implementation of such.

  • Provide design and implementation support for data routers, Ethernet backhaul interconnect and other supporting data systems. Provide a roadmap and guidelines for products, features, and hardware configurations to ensure technologically superior, operationally efficient and cost effective growth and new deployment of systems.

  • Design and project manage the installation of both dark and lit fiber optic rings.

  • Maintain an accurate circuit inventory; monitor usage data from the traffic engineering reports and use this data to determine capacity requirements.

  • Develop and track capital requirements and forecasting growth; ensuring optimum equipment utilization / efficiency, redundancy and diversity.

  • Procure required equipment and oversee installation, acceptance and implementation of equipment.

  • Lead, develop and manage, on an ongoing basis, regional-level capital and expense budgets relating to interconnect, backhaul, technology evolution and related projects in conjunction with Sub-Market Engineering, other Area Planning teams and Headquarters Planning.

  • Assist in compiling/forecasting projected backhaul circuit requirements/costs.

  • Perform audits of Facility/Transport database for accuracy and provide utilization reports to management. Work in conjunction with Area/HQ planning and Transport teams to engineer and implement Inter-Market facilities requirements.

  • Work with Area Direct Telecom analysts and Sub-Market teams to identify and reconcile vendor billing disputes.

  • Proactively manage the progress of regional expense reduction initiatives, including verification via invoice reporting.

  • Lead the implementation and development of job-aids and tools that document internal methods and procedures.

  • Develop engineering, system performance, and operations policies and procedures.

  • Work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed. Overnight travel may be required.

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.

  • Experience in telecommunications transport engineering.

  • Knowledge in the following platforms and/or technologies: Telecom experience including: CRAN, Optical Networks, DWDM/CWDM, Cell site routers.

  • Knowledge of data communications including data network design, routers, switches, hubs, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MPLS.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Telecommunications or Engineering.

  • CCNA certification and/or Nokia routing certifications.

  • In-depth knowledge of Nokia-based cell site backhaul including 7705 and 7750 routers.

  • Ability to balance technical and business requirements.

  • Microwave design and implementation experience.

  • Decision-making skills to make appropriate use of available information and data, make sound decisions independently, and handle specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes.

  • Working knowledge and experience with SevOne traffic data collection system or another traffic statistics reporting package.

  • Experience engineering and implementing multiple node optical networks including one or more of the following optical equipment vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Tellabs.

  • Experience with the Telcordia Granite Inventory (formerly Xpercom/Xng) circuit inventory system.

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.

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