What you’ll be doing...

As we migrate mission-critical network functions to the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP), it is important to utilize Orchestration tools to streamline the deployment and management of the virtual network functions. This position will be responsible for the reliability, performance, and security of the Orchestration ecosystem and will be the subject matter expert with a strong focus on automation to eliminate manual processes. They will work closely with Maintenance Engineering, Planning, and VNF application owners to accomplish these goals and help drive new functionality as the business evolves.

The individual will perform in a senior technical role, provide technical leadership and guidance in implementation of complex solutions in an Openstack environment. Identify areas of technical knowledge for team members that need work and help facilitate shorting these areas up and work directly with management to identify training and areas of OJT that could be used to improve team 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 (Python, PHP, Perl, Shell, Ruby, 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 make decisions in the best interest of the business with no supervision. 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:

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

Even better if you have:

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

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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