What you’ll be doing...

You will function as a Tenant Operations engineering lead in support of the Visible Network in a Box project, supporting 14+ IMS Core/EPC network elements. You should have an experience in scripting and automation (Ansible, Jenkins, Python, etc) and have a knack for using these abilities to increase efficiency within a production environment. The candidate will need to have hands on experience in an Openstack environment, as well as experience with call flow debugging and packet analysis. The successful candidate will have experience deploying IMS applications and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Linux and common debugging techniques for the application and system.

  • Analyze network applications, alarms, and KPI’s and develop code to increase the visibility into issues before they surface. Work closely with the Operations team to provide efficient health checks, dashboards, and automation tools to reduce meantime to repair.
  • Interpreting weekly Visible KPI trends and measurements while helping operations address capacity and demand growth on the systems by defining and creating migration plans.
  • Provide mentoring to other team members on networking, application design, engineering and automation while acting as the final escalation point to support production service issues in concert with application, operational, and triage teams.
  • Leading performance meetings with the vendor, planning and maintenance engineering and creating detailed project plans, providing input to weekly status calls with teams across several organizations.
  • Being the Openstack liaison on network and application design implementations for local redundancy and geographic diversity.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a technical expert with experience managing multiple medium to large projects at once. You know how to manage a project team, creating clarity, removing barriers, and using creativity to make decisions that impact projects and staff members. Cross-functional work is ideal for you, given your collaborative nature and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders across the organization.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with scripting and automation of tasks (bash, Ksh, Python, yaml, ansible).

Even better if you have:

  • A degree or Master’s degree in technology relevant field.
  • Certification in Linux, OpenStack, Database Admin, Cloud Security or relevant.
  • Knowledge of database technologies (Oracle, Couchbase, MySQL).
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, Netmask, DIAMETER, SIP, LDAP and load balancing.
  • Knowledge of protocol analysis tools such as IrisView, NetScout, wireshark, tcpdump, ping, netstat.
  • Experience working with a high availability and disaster recovery solution.
  • Strong knowledge of design principals of OpenStack architecture and how networking operates in an OpenStack cloud.
  • Ability to carry out performance tuning, software upgrades, and resource optimization.
  • Ability to demonstrate applied leadership skills in previous work history.

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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