What you’ll be doing...

The position is a member of the technical staff, working in a highly technical group of employees and contractors responsible for the planning, implementation and support of Network Automation & Orchestration services for the Information Technology Network and Unified Communications (ITNUC) organization within Verizon’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS) team. The role will focus on the delivery of the automation and orchestration strategy using key technologies and an agile mindset.

The primary responsibility of the role will be to move more network functions to a self-serve model where ITNUC customers can build and control their own environments independent of ITNUC staff. This will be done by implementing new automation technology, building orchestration and updating legacy processes that support the IT Network and Unified Communications Infrastructure using Agile methodologies. You will lead service creation efforts within an assigned portfolio, and deliver subject matter expertise to network and application teams engaging with our largest network support teams, typically global in nature.

  • Direct the group to develop new processes, orchestration and creating new automation.
  • Create and present presentations to various management levels.
  • Lead and manage cross functional groups towards a common result.
  • Take the lead, develop new ideas, present and defend those ideas.
  • Coach and develop the group to ensure employees are best positioned for the future.
  • Work independently to achieve objectives.
  • Demonstrate competency in strategic thinking that results in new ideas that drive the business forward.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, business, computer science or technical discipline.
  • Agile Project Management, Scrum Master & Verizon VLSS or Six Sigma Certification.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work and interact with multiple levels of management.
  • Results oriented agile mindset with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Experience working with agile practices.
  • Experience with IT networking, network automation, and software development.
  • Ability to manage multiple critical initiatives at once.
  • Strong Oral, Written, and Presentation Skills.
  • Ability to handle extremely confidential information appropriately.
  • Strong software skills in Perl, Python, and YAML.
  • Strong database skills in MySQL, PostgreSQL.
  • Strong understanding of software design.
  • Strong skills in Git.
  • Linux background.
  • Ability to drive results at all levels, regardless of reporting structures.
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations to all levels of an organization.
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills.
  • A focus on process and the customer experience.
  • Experienced team leader with proven facilitation, change management, and problem solving experience.
  • Adaptability in working up and across the organization – working with senior staff members and front line employees.
  • Experience in Broadcom Automic Service Orchestration (ASO) and Continuous Delivery Automation (CDA).

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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