What you’ll be doing...

You will join the SDN Planning group in our Network Technology and Planning organization in support of Verizon SDN WAN architecture and technology development. As a member of technical staff, you will be working in a small team environment. The team’s research and development goals are to provide technology evolution strategies and solutions to keep our service relevance in the market place in the fast moving and quickly evolving networking industry. Proactive technology research, industry trend analysis, and developing next generation network architecture using modern networking technology (e.g., Software Defined Networking) and providing production deployable solutions are key functions of the team.

  • New technology validation and prototyping.
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) ecosystem development and vendor management.
  • SDN/NFV platform architecture and development.
  • Open API (REST/RESTCONF) verification and development in support of Verizon SDN WAN platform infrastructure.
  • Linux (KVM, OpenStack, VMWare ESXi, RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu) application deployment and Linux networking lab infrastructure support.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related, or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Data communication industry experience.
  • Programming knowledge (Java, Python).
  • GUI development knowledge (Javascript, React, Redux, Antd).
  • AI/ML knowledge and experience developing applications in that area.
  • Network (WAN/LAN) Engineering (both Layer 2 and 3) experience in a Service Provider or Enterprise Network environment.
  • Linux scripting, networking and administration knowledge.

Even better if you have:

  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or EE with modern data communication technology discipline.
  • SDN/OpenFlow knowledge and development experience.
  • ODL knowledge and Java development experience.
  • Self-motivation and an innovative mindset.

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.

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