What you’ll be doing...

You'll be responsible for

- designing virtual network functions (VNFs) on NFV Orchestrator (designers) using HEAT or TOSCA based descriptors

- deploying VNFs on Openstack using NFV Orchestrators.

- Defining and Developing Alarms and KPIs to monitor VNFs

- Defining and Developing Data collection tools and techniques for monitoring VNFs

- collaborate with multiple stakeholders (VZ Network Planning, VZ Engineering and VZ Operations, Openstack admins, VNF providers/vendors) at different phases of onboarding to ensure that the VNF meets the desired level of KPIs.

- Customizing the cloud-initialization (cloud-init) scripts to suit VZ specific needs.

- Effectively use DevOps toolchains wherever applicable to ensure that the VNFs onboarded in one environment is seamlessly onboarded on to different environments.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need the following skills.

- A deep understanding of HEAT orchestration (simple yaml templates, complex nested templates)

- A good understanding of TOSCA based VNF descriptors

- Experience in Network Management functions and Assurance domain

- Experience in SNMP, Kafka, Stremsets and other data collection tools

- Experience in Java/J2EE

- Experience in writing REST APIs

- Openstack administrator concepts (projects, users, quota, keystone)

- Openstack networking (subnets, ports, security groups, routers), storage (volumes), compute (cpu, memory)

- Virtualization basics (Type 1, Type 2), IO acceleration techniques (SRIOV, DPDK)

- Linux skills (shell scripts, rpms, basic networking and security)

- Ansible playbooks

- Artifacts management (BitBucket, JFrog), JIRA

- Exposure to container (Docker/Kubernetes) would be preferable.

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.