What you’ll be doing...

You’ll have a broad range of responsibility over the physical data center site, the people that work in and support that site, and the compute infrastructure assets housed within that site. The data center is a large complex facility with a value of more than $150M and houses compute and facilities infrastructure valued in excess of $350M. The center processes transactions that yield billions of dollars in revenue for Verizon. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the 7x24 operation of the building, the equipment and the people. Any disruptions or failure of these facilities to operate can have catastrophic and business threatening results. Primary responsibilitiesare:

  • Care and maintenance for critical facility infrastructure
  • Custodian for millions of dollars’ worth of IT assets
  • Physical security associated with DC building and raised floor areas
  • Floor space planning and design to ensure most efficient utilization of DC infrastructure resources
  • Cross functional planning and design to ensure most efficient implementation of IT infrastructure (Network, Storage, etc)
  • Assessing new and potential future technology for implications to data center design and operations
  • Enabling business agility via expedient physical implementation of new IT hardware & infrastructure solutions
  • Problem/Incident response
  • Asset management
  • Change management

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant workexperience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience as a technical lead in an Operations environment.
  • Knowledge of Verizon systems and applications located and supported in the data center.
  • Understanding of systems and applications that process in the facilities (billing, ordering, finance, provisioning, trouble, payroll, hr, external commercial applications, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the layout and structure of the physical datacenter buildings and the facilities infrastructure (Generators, switchgear, uninterrupted powers supplies, battery banks, building controls and automations systems, chiller plant, security systems, power distribution).
  • Understanding of computer room hardware (mainframes, servers, storage devices, network switches, structured cabling for power and network).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others (formally or informally) toward a common objective.
  • Ability to effectively engage/interact with all levels within the org.
  • Project management skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

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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