What you’ll be doing...

The Global Network Management IoT Engineering and Operations team is responsible for the engineering, implementation and operational functions for key Verizon branded Internet-of-Things products. IoT products have significantly grown over the last three years and has tremendous potentials. IoT devices are estimated to grown and be in every consumer homes in the next year. To support the new IoT business growth, new products are being introduced on a fast paced basis. This position is required to focus on engineering and operational support for existing and new IoT products including the following:

  • Architect, engineer and implement new solutions for new IoT product lines.
  • Create detailed project plans and work with cross functional teams.
  • Create project documentation.
  • Support teammates when resource conflicts arise.
  • Interface with Engineering and Application Managers on migration critical deliverables.
  • Coordinate with national and international resources to facilitate hardware installations.
  • Build strong working relationships with other organizations to ensure timely delivery.
  • Collaborate and work closely with both US and International vendors to ensure IoT platforms meet agreed upon system performance, KPIs, SLA's, and product and business requirements.
  • Work with the vendor directly to write statement of work and oversee the delivery for all feature enhancements to application and systems.
  • Be responsible for the operation, maintenance and 24x7x365 support of the high availability server/database/SAN/network platforms located in both local & remote Data Centers across multiple time zones.
  • Support daily operations including monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting, capacity management, provisioning, hardware and software configuration, patching, upgrades and performance monitoring/tuning.
  • Typical office hours are from 8AM-5PM Mountain Time, The start and end times maybe adjusted based on business requirements.

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.
  • Experience with Linux, UNIX, or Solaris operating systems.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in computer science or electrical engineering.
  • Experience designing and implementing large OLTP systems.
  • Experience with Iaas, Virtualization (OpenStack, KVM, VMWare), Storage (SAN, NAS, iSCSI, EMC, 3Par, Virtual Swift/CEPH).
  • Knowledge of open source cloud and service automation tools like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible. Ideally, with an emphasis on RHEL/Ubuntu.
  • Two or more years of technical experiences or one of the following certifications: LINUX LPIC, Red Hat RHCSA, MCSE, Cisco Certification, Red Hat RHSE.
  • Familiarity with a multitude of OSS tools and utilities for managing, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux infrastructure and networks
  • LINUX/UNIX shell scripting.
  • Knowledge of system administration of HP C7000 blades, DL380 and DL560/580 servers.
  • Experience with supporting Oracle SQL database including Oracle RAC cluster implementation on SAN platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of SAN architectures and Fibre Channel protocols.
  • Experience administering servers, backup operations, and systems monitoring in multiple and complex network server environments.
  • Experience with Datacenter Migrations, Server upgrades, O/S and firmware patching.
  • Expert troubleshooting and diagnostic skills and providing support to Operations personnel.
  • Experience supporting mission critical systems 24x7x365 including regular on-call for after-hour and weekend support.
  • Experience with meeting high-availability (99.999% uptime) SLAs.
  • Experience with business continuity / disaster recovery failover/failback and runbook documentation.
  • Experience with cyber security, server hardening and DMZ deployment.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled Desired Skills/Certifications:
  • One or more LINUX/Windows/Database/SAN/Server/OS/Networking certifications.

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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