Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. Master degree is a plus.
Experience in RF Design is a plus.
A minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in performance optimization for CDMA, EVDO, and LTE for Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and/or Motorola end-to-end wireless network architectures, KPIs, and parameters - Ericsson LTE experience is preferred. Expert level understanding of LTE, EVDO, CDMA2000-1X air interfaces. LTE network implementation (antenna verifications, drive testing, throughput testing, shake downs, system tuning, and problem resolution) is a plus. Advanced skill set at common suite of performance tools.
Expert level understanding of IP networks analysis concepts. Including knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite, knowledge of TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6) algorithms such as slow start, congestion control algorithm, etc… and knowledge of IP measurement tools such as ping, traceroute, pathchar, snoop & tcpdump. Understanding of Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, BGP . Knowledge of a data analysis tool, such as WireShark.
Excellent understanding of core network including but not limited to PDSN, CSR router, WDN router, Aggregate Router, AAA, HSS, MME, SGW, PGW, IMS, 7750 and Cisco 9K, 10K & 1K routers..
Knowledge of one scripting language such as perl or visual basic is required.
Wireless vendor feature or equipment FOA or deployment experience is a plus.
Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access
Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Excellent troubleshooting skills.
Ability to perform with general guidance and a thorough understanding of the job and the department’s expectations and goals.
Decision making skills (making appropriate use of available information and data; making sound decisions with minimal support from Manager; and being responsible for specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes) .
Leadership skills commitment to excellence, demonstrating company values and policies, initiating action, accepting responsibility for results, and making quality decisions
Flexible to attempt alternate solutions to resolve issues and seamlessly adjust to a dynamic, changing business environment.
Superior organizational and project planning skills.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; listening attentively; applying appropriate grammar; and integrating large volumes of information from multiple sources.
Work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed. Overnight travel may be required.
Driver’s license required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet