What you’ll be doing...

We are very focused on customer satisfaction and you’ll be responsible for maintaining and building-out one of our largest and most important data centers to ensure that we provide our customers with reliable and consistent access to their information. You will provide coverage and technical support for the data center to ensure our 24x7x365 operations run smoothly.

Vendor management and coordination

  • Schedule and support vendors’ onsite.
  • Provide vendor management of transport cabling, equipment installation, and overall support.

Manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Senior Program management.
  • Senior Technical Project management skill-set.

Data Center methodologies and operational support experience

  • Experience with Enterprise large scale data centers.
  • Carrier class support.

Server side support

  • Large scale carrier class server side support.
  • Windows server 2008 – 2012 R2 – Advanced knowledge.
  • VMWare - familiarity.
  • Redhat - familiarity.
  • Ubuntu - familiarity.
  • Physical server support and installation.

Power Management and Operations

  • PDU familiarity.
  • RPP familiarity.

Building operations

  • Chiller technologies.
  • Generator familiarity.
  • 2N+1.
  • Security systems support.

Strong Layer 1 support

  • Including test and turn up of new circuits 10gig-100gig services.

On-call support

  • Night and weekend support.

Strong Documentation skill-set

  • Change Control.
  • Method of Procedure.
  • Ticketing system support.
  • Single line drawings.

Finance

  • Budget management.
  • Capital and operational expenditures.

Coordination with cross-functional teams

  • Positive engagement with multiple internal and external groups to manage and coordinate all aspects of activities to accomplish business goals on system growth.
  • Effectively engage with vendors, system administrators, and network personnel to resolve system performance issues timely and efficiently.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as necessary.

    What we’re looking for...

    You’ll need to have:

    • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
    • Three or more years of work experience.

    Even better if you have:

    • A degree.
    • Experience with Red Hat Linux, virtualization (KVM).
    • Experience with Red Hat Linux, Ubuntu Openstack.
    • Experience with hardware production support for DELL enterprise systems.
    • Experience with hardware configuration for DELL enterprise systems.
    • Experience with hardware production support for Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, F5 and A10 enterprise systems.
    • Understanding of function and physical layer connection (Layer 1) of routers, multilayer switches, load balancers, firewalls, and associated network infrastructure.
    • Administration of access, database, maintenance of virtual server application.
    • Expert level understanding of the OSI 7-layer protocol.
    • Experience with network automation and deployment methods, managing data center elements, hardware, software, and power requirements, and overseeing vendors.

    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.

    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. Different makes us better.