Network Engineer in Ashburn, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/22/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  802763


Position: Network Specialist

Duration: 1 year

Location: Ashburn, VA


Network Operations will provide 24x7 network management and analysis for the FTTP voice and data network. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation of FTTP network performance data
  • Trouble ticket management, OASIS flash management, & processing escalations
  • Identifying initial fault isolation including triage and technical support to CO and outside plant technicians
  • Participates in staffing a 24 hour FTTP Network Management Center to ensure Verizon’s customer satisfaction, network quality, and cost goals are met
  • Resolves network problems and outages and takes actions to improve network performance
  • Interact with National Operations, Network Operations and National Services to restore customer impacting conditions

The candidate must be able to work any of the three shifts and rotate based on needs of the business.  Weekends, holidays, and overnight work may be required.  The candidate will demonstrate knowledge of TDM and VOIP voice technologies, data related technologies including VOIP, broadband networking, gigabit networking, and VOD technologies.  Knowledge of basic routing protocols and internal system tools (vRepair, IVAPP, TACACS, INMS, OASIS, & MASTARS) is highly desired.



  • A bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, management, or an IP or security related field or 3 or more years of equivalent experience
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and problem solving skills
  • Work with external and internal Verizon organizations coordinating troubleshooting network events
  • Experience working in a 24x7 Network Operations Center including working in a shift work environment
  • Ability to provide timely and accurate network information to both management and other organizations during network events and major, critical and catastrophic outages
  • The ability to work under stressful, fast paced conditions while multitasking
  • Work well within a teamwork environment but also independently as needed


  • Proven job performance in current and previous positions
  • Familiarity with optical networks and troubleshooting
  • FTTP and/or Optical Line Terminal knowledge









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