What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day operational support of several customer applications within the Verizon network. They will be the subject matter expert with a strong focus on automation to eliminate manual processes and provide near real-time visibility into the health and performance of applications in their domain.

They will provide second level support for the Network Management Centers and be responsible for the implementation of feature designs and provide feedback and engineering solutions to improve reliability and performance. They will partner with all key stakeholders to ensure new features and\or fixes are swiftly rolled out with no negative impact to customers or system performance.

What we’re looking for...

An engineer with experience in scripting and automation. The individual needs to be fluent in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Python, Shell, Ruby, PHP, etc.) and familiar with automation tools such as, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet. They must have experience with Linux systems and the ability to support large scale environments.

An individual able to think on their own and have the ability to identify deficiencies and quickly develop a solution in a DevOps manner to add operational efficiencies in the network and help improve overall reliability; resulting in a better experience for our customers.

You’ll need to have:

  • Associates degree or two or more years of work experience
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Openstack certified
  • Experience developing REST based web services.
  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet).
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Python, Shell, Ruby, PHP)
  • Ability to quickly analyze situations, identify problems, and provide solutions
  • Experience with Linux systems in an enterprise production environment.
  • Ability to lead and drive projects to completion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking, load balancing, firewalls, HTTP, SSL, DNS, DHCP
  • Willingness to travel

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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