What you’ll be doing...

Company

Verizon is about innovation. About being the first and the best.

Verizon Location Services (VLS) sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development organization and is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base both inside and outside Verizon. Backed by more than 50 years of location-based expertise, we are building solutions that leverage the power of location intelligence to inform technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

Description:

Want to build the infrastructure and automation that fuels the foundation of our location platform? Want to enable development teams to more easily release critical features to production? Are you passionate about DevOps as a philosophy as well as a practice and want to drive the future of DevOps at Verizon Location Services? We’re looking for developers who are passionate about DevOps, cloud infrastructure, operations, automation, and building industry leading products.

In this role, you will:

  • Support our development teams by building, maintaining, and scaling infrastructure to support applications that are used by millions of users as well as backend systems that serve billions of requests per day.

  • Simplify and improve processes for deploying new features and functionality to market; connecting the necessary pieces to create efficient continuous integration-style workflows.

  • Monitor the performance of systems in an AWS environment, including overall system health, reliability, performance, and cost. Remediate gaps in monitoring or performance testing if observed. Support our development teams by assisting with testing and monitoring strategies.

  • Collaborate with Software Engineers and Systems Architects to provide an operations perspective; ensuring issues like cost, scalability, and maintainability are considered during the design process.

  • Mentor Software Engineers on basic operational principles through demos, documentation, and one-on-one mentorship as well as participating in team discussions and planning sessions.

  • Research and recommend new technologies and emerging operational practices; recommend AWS services and practices that could be leveraged as business needs arise.

  • Participate in team on-call rotation.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Four or more years in DevOps environment.
  • Experience working in an AWS environment using services like: EC2, ELB, S3, RDS, Route53, and CloudFormation.
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef or Ansible.
  • Experience with build and deploy automation using tools like Jenkins.
  • Experience with containers and orchestration tools like Docker or Kubernetes and ECS.
  • Experience with managing relational databases like PostgreSQL in a non-RDS cloud environment (nice to have, but not required)
  • Basic scripting ability with Bash or other languages like Python or Ruby.

Even better if you have

  • Knowledge by taking on unfamiliar tasks outside of usual area of experience.
  • Passion, a thoughtful approach to solving complex problems, and a constant desire to ‘raise the bar.’

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

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