The Midwest Area Network Data Engineer will play a lead role in the planning and design of the strategic core network initiatives within the Midwest Area. The selected candidate will oversee all engineering aspects of new technology implementation such as VoLTE, CMDS, Flash, VISP, WiFi, Femto, QoS, etc. and will also be assigned various data core and access projects as required.
This position will require detailed capacity and forecast analysis for assigned components which will be used to determine capital required to maintain network reliability and steady customer growth.
The data engineer will also develop reports and presentations for the MWA Leadership Team and provide frequent updates on key initiatives. The Midwest Area data engineer will assist with complex troubleshooting, system monitoring, and the development of detailed network design plans. The individual will work with vendors and suppliers to create detailed method of procedures and ensure equipment design and integration meets VZW standards allowing the regional team to meet the capacity and growth requirements.
This engineer will partner with HQ, NNO, MTCE, PDI and the Area Planning peers to establish detailed standards around the network architecture and IP/Routing configurations to address changes associated with QoS, new services/applications, new platforms, and/or or to improve the overall reliability and performance of the network. The individual will also oversee various MWA FOA’s and provide support for initiatives to completion.
The selected candidate will also manage the capital budget, including purchasing, reception of equipment, capital in process impacts and in-service timelines. This will require regular commit/spend status update discussions with their regional counterparts and direct management.
**POSITION CAN WORK IN ANY PRIMARY NETWORK ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE MIDWEST AREA.