What you’ll be doing...

We’re a great technology company, powered by great people who push the boundaries, create solutions from scratch, and turn big data into smart insights. You’ll focus on network maintenance, leading network support for operations and engineering, and providing technical leadership and expert consultation for Red Hat OS, OpenStack, resource orchestration, hardware infrastructure, and all associated tools related to cloud computing. You’ll play a key role in supporting the nation’s largest, most reliable network.

  • Govern compliance of Verizon Cloud Plaform (VCP) Edge, Core and Lite.
  • Ensure Verizon’s VCP environments meets standards and configurations set in the platform design documents which includes hardware and software validation as it relates to use cases to determine the direction of all VCP platforms.
  • Perform detailed testing of all associated hardware using best practices which includes end to end functional testing of new and existing VCP platforms.
  • Manage ongoing updates to all VCP platforms (patching, firmware, bug fixes, feature enhancements and operational changes) ensuring the production environments stay in compliance.
  • Partner with application owners and vendors to ensure the space required is adequate to test and maintain application.
  • Lead vendor Quality Business Reviews (QBR) and manage the vendor relationship through operational discussions and inventory validation for yearly renewals.

What we’re looking for...

You're a technical expert with solid credentials and a remarkable ability to find, break down, and troubleshoot problems. You work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and you’re great at partnering with the groups you support. You constantly look for ways to make a great network design better, and you’re a natural mentor to junior engineers looking to develop their technical skills.

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 in computer science, electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • Wireless industry experience.
  • Experience with routing and networking OSI 7-layer model.
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, virtualization (KVM).
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture.
  • Experience with network storage platforms like EMC and Netapp
  • Knowledge of Management and Orchestration (NFVi or Resource Orchestration).
  • Experience with OpenStack (RHEL Director) and OpenStack services (Horizon, Nova, Neutron, Keystone, Ceilometer, Glance, Heat, Cinder/Swift, or Ceph).
  • Project/vendor management experience.
  • Experience with Python, bash, JSON, YAML, REST, or Ansible.
  • Experience with QCOW2.
  • Experience with Server Load Balancing (SLB).
  • Willingness to travel.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.