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Principal 5G Core Systems Engineer
Verizon    Tempe, AZ 85282

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 Systems Engineering team provides end-to-end detailed engineering, simulation and analysis of wireless and wireline systems as typically defined by the Industry Forums and Network Planning to assist the Network Engineering teams in the development, deployment and troubleshooting of complex systems.

+ Develops cutting-edge, complex network simulation models of the 4G / 5G core and RAN in order to study the end to end functionality, performance and robustness of the network over numerous use cases and scenarios.

+ Designs, simulates and coordinates complex networks to evaluate and assess the functionality, performance and robustness of the network over numerous business use cases and operational scenarios.

+ Analyzes simulation results and performance logs in order to troubleshoot issues, develop detailed specifications, system optimization and develop white papers.

+ Understand the latest 3GPP communication standards and systems

+ Interfaces with industry organizations (vendors, global operators, specification bodies) to compare merits of specifications and whitepapers.

+ Partners with internal organizations (Maintenance Engineering, System Performance, NDET, Device Technology, NNO, etc.) to launch new network technologies and troubleshoot issues.

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 one or more of the following:

+ Master’s degree in EE/CS.

+ Strong project management skills to execute on roadmap.

+ Ability to work on a team and independently on multiple high priority projects.

+ Experience in the telecommunications industry (network provider, MNO / MSO, silicon provider, device OEM, etc.) architecting or deploy complex communication networks.

+ Background of communication theory, networking concepts and protocols.

+ Excellent knowledge of LTE and 5G-NR.

+ Experience architecting, engineering, supporting the Packet Core Networks and understanding the end-to-end architecture.

+ Good understanding of relevant 3GPP,ETSI, and GSMA standards.

+ Excellent communication and advanced presentation skills.

+ Strong designs / analysis skills and problem solving capabilities.

+ Ability to facilitate collaborative resolution of differences with a “win-win” approach.

+ Proven organizational and interpersonal skills, plus proven relationship building abilities.

+ Familiarity with the 4G and 5G cores including:SMF / AMF / UPF / PCF / AUSF.

+ Three or moreyears of experienceutilizing system diagnostics to troubleshoot issues and / or predict performance.

+ Experiencewith machine learning techniques.

+ ExperienceIMS, VoLTE, PON and other wireline technologies, WiFi.

+ Experience with 3GPP LTE/LTE-A and NR standards in UE, eNodeB and / or gNodeB products.

+ Experiencewith NFV standards and ecosystem including vRAN and LTE/5G core network architectures

+ Advanced IP internetworking knowledge and troubleshooting.

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.

REQNUMBER: 572932-1A

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