What you’ll be doing...

Preferred Experience

    • In-depth knowledge and experience Linux System administration.
    • Very good experience with CHEF, writing cookbooks and recipes from scratch.
    • Experience installing, configuring and maintaining Chef severs.
    • A good understanding of the principles/methodologies and tools used in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
    • Experience automating operational tasks in at least one of the following: BASH, Python, Ruby.
    • Monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimisation.
    • Provide on call support for the Development Operations team in an outage situation.
    • Work as part of the team to ensure projects and goals are delivered to aggressive timelines.
    • Ongoing maintenance of documentation relating to new and current systems throughout the organisation.
    • Experience with one of the following middleware applications is a plus: RabbitMQ, NiFi, Redis, Memcached.
    • Good experience with RHEL based Linux distributions.

What we’re looking for...

Essential Experience

    • 3+ years of proven experience as Systems Engineer in a Windows/Linux environment.
    • 2+ years of proven experience using Chef.
    • Excellent knowledge and troubleshooting ability on all aspects of the Networking Stack.
    • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.
    • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).


    • BSc computer science/engineering or higher
    • Linux, Cisco CCNA/CCNP and/or equivalent certification(s)

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.