What you’ll be doing...

As a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS), you will build and manage the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP). Our team members are smart, hard-working, and want to help transform the way we operate. This opportunity will allow you to bring your technical leadership, skills, and experience to life as part of a small team within a large organization. We operate with a lean startup mentality with the support of a large directional division. You will have the experience and expertise of the best network team in the world behind you as you help the team transform infrastructure, workload, and product through content delivery, mobility, and Verizon's enabling of the Internet of Things. The DMTS – VCP Deployment Engineer will envision, architect, document, and support deployment technology ("infrastructure as code") across the network organization ecosystem. You will be responsible for designing, building, testing, deploying and operating application services and APIs in support of core network elements as provided by multiple vendors. As part of this work, you will execute continuous integration and continuous deployment while leveraging DevOps best practices. You will provide architectural leadership including review of deployment technologies within the ecosystem along with service integration techniques, software decomposition and conversion to micro services, where appropriate. The position will advise on troubleshooting and the triage of problem reports, resolutions, and escalate as required. The position includes a willingness to enhance team learning environment by providing and encouraging mentorship and technical leadership.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

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

Even better if you have:

  • A Degree with a specialization in computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in computer systems.
  • Experience deployment at scale.
  • Experience authoring, maintaining, and executing infrastructure as code.
  • Advanced OpenStack deployment and administration experience.
  • Experience defining and describing an architecture of a system in the context of a cloud native solution.
  • Experience with data analytics and pattern matching.
  • Experience with Linux systems administration, preferably in Virtualized environments.
  • Knowledge of REST and architecture of services that expose REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of Python, Java, bash, and Linux operating systems.
  • Knowledge of Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, and Ansible.
  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL database technologies.
  • Knowledge of performance testing frameworks, application performance benchmarking, and reporting:
    • AWS, Digital Ocean, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, VMware, and Packet.
    • Provisioning: Ansible, Bosh, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack.
    • Storage integrations: S3, CEPH, Datera.
    • Container integrations: Docker.
    • Orchestration: Kubernetes, DockerSwarm, Mesos, AWS.
    • Service discovery: etcd, Consul, Zookeeper.
    • Other: Icinga2, ELK, NGINX, GitHub, MySQL, Cassandra, PostGres, Python, KVM, Calico.

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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