Network Solutions Architect

Aldie, VA
Nov 28, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
When you join Verizon Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here. What you'll be doing The primary responsibility will be for designing, writing and executing various test plans on commercial and in-house developed network elements using state of the art test tools and hardware. You will also be responsible for providing complete front-to-end engineering and installation of Cisco and Juniper router-based IP network solutions. Providing Tier III technical support to Tier II for Cisco and Juniper equipment. Providing technical support to project planning team for the development and implementation of proposals. Writing whitepapers and delivering presentations in response to customer requirements/interest in new technologies/products in support of customer networks. Opportunities exist for domestic and international travel. Where you'll be working In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Ashburn, VA. What we're looking for You'll need to have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. Six or more years of relevant work experience. Willingness to travel. Even better if you have: Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Six or more years of work experience that includes network design, operational support and hands-on implementing and configuration of network devices such as servers, routers, hubs and switches. Knowledge of test equipment to include Sprient TestCenter (Avalanche/Reflector). CCNA or JNCIP Certifications. Demonstrated strong communication skills, both oral and written. Willingness to carry a pager to respond to trouble calls after hours. Eligibility to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment. Fluency in many data networking protocols. In-depth working knowledge of Frame Relay, MPLS, ATM, TCP/IP, VPN, and IP Telephony. Full working knowledge of the OSI model, routing protocols and their application to router configurations. 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. 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. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (eg, for medical or religious reasons). Internal ID: 566250