What you’ll be doing...

You will be responsible for overseeing the transition of edge applications to cloud based architecture. You will drive the evolution and deployment of edge applications, with an emphasis on finding and developing better ways to automate recurring work effectively.

  • Provide engineering leadership and direction to optimize applications and drive issue resolution. This involves working closely with all application owners and vendors to ensure end-to end service performance metrics are achieved.
  • Provide leadership and drive troubleshooting teams made of infrastructure vendors and Verizon Wireless teams towards resolution of application issues and outages.
  • Recommend system modifications or enhancements to improve application performance and quality.
  • Develop and refine application and infrastructure test plans.
  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise to team.
  • Initiate and manage projects for network builds, modifying configurations, refining designs, and troubleshooting issues/analyzing problems.
  • Manage multiple projects at one time and ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Lead FOAs and support HQ proof of concept initiatives including new application turn-ups / instantiations.
  • Use independent judgment and discretion to make decisions in the best interest of the business.

This position can be located in other valid Verizon locations.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in science or engineering.
  • Five or more years of Automation and scripting/coding skills.
  • Three or more years of EPC application engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and resolving complex problems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot both application and infrastructure issues.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, LAN/WAN and IP routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS).
  • Strong knowledge of interdependent aspects of virtual applications including eNSE, VCP-E, Openstack, application, and software skills (Linux/Unix, Python, Ansible, and automation tools).
  • Experience engineering, monitoring, and growing complex data networks.
  • Experience in wireless switching environment.
  • Ability to embrace change of a dynamic, evolving business environment, and contribute original thinking, openness, and alternative solutions for change initiatives.
  • A proactive work style with the ability to set priorities, work with minimum supervision and with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Demonstrated proactive approach with professional development including technical and leadership training / certificates.
  • Work extremely well in a team environment.
  • Initiative to independently identify issues, come up with timely, creative solutions, and own issues through resolution.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of management.

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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