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What you’ll be doing...
This internship position – which is part of the Verizon Campus Program – will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm while learning from the best minds in the industry. You’ll be front and center, hands-on, and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10-week experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects within the Global Network Technology Organization that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program.
As a Network Planner Intern, you may have the opportunity to:
Work with the Evolved Packet Core Planning team.
Learn how the Verizon Core Network evolves to support advanced 5G use cases.
Be involved in 5G Core planning including Non Stand Alone and Stand Alone modes for Telematics & IoT use cases.
Support the creation of call flows, creation of future functional roadmaps and partner with the team to identify optimization opportunities to improve signaling latency and data throughput.
Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to reconcile theoretical predictions against test results in the Verizon labs and production network.
Assist with network planning, design, and architecture programs to advance strategic VoIP initiatives (eg VCP VNF OnBoarding, python automation, IPv6 Planning)
You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and in good academic standing to be considered.
If you are interested in other roles and locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings as well in order to be considered.
What we’re looking for...
You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable, and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.
You’ll need to have:
Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics or related major with an expected completion date between December 2022 and August 2024.
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
Willingness to work in Richardson, TX.
Even better if you have:
Demonstrated strong analytical skills, communication, leadership, and presentation skills.
Experience in Data Analytics.
Experience with Computer/IP networking fundamentals, MPLS/L3 VPN, IPSEC, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), programming in Excel, Java, Python, or SQL.
Experience with Ansible, Openstack, or AWS
Equal Employment Opportunity
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).