What you’ll be doing...

The Principal Member of Technical Staff position is being created to fulfill requirements within the Virtualization organization in support of virtual infrastructure, future NFV (Network Function Virtualization) and SDN (Software Defined Networks) initiatives. You will have considerable responsibility for deploying, operating, and developing components of the virtualized control infrastructure within NTVS and VEEP environments.

  • Deploying solutions in varying physical and virtual environments that will require the individual to determine the manner to best work around the varying environments and must be able to autonomously determine what is best based on the overall design and associated principles.
  • Onboarding of VNFs and operationalizing the environments will also be tasks performed by the engineer. Adapting to the agile DevOps culture, principals, and tools is a must in working in this environment.
  • Developing the virtualization integration, troubleshooting, and remediation requirements and practices.
  • Interacting with vendors, transport teams, Virtualization teams, planning, and numerous other VZ teams involved in virtualization of various services.

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.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in computer science or related field.
  • Linux/RHEL skills including Python or JSON scripting, Netconf, REST, and YAML as it relates to NFV orchestration principals.
  • Experience with web development for real time dashboards using APIs, PHP, Java, JavaScript, and HTML.
  • Experience with Atlassian tools - Confluence, Jira, BitBucket, and HipChat.
  • Experience with automation tools - Ansible, Tower, NSO, and Pronghorn.
  • Knowledge in Agile / DevOps development methodologies.
  • Experience building and deploying cloud-based applications (OpenStack).Experience configuring SDN/NFV/Container/KVM/ IaaS.
  • Experience in Scripting / software development of code for automating network function.
  • Experience in OpenStack, VMWare, RHV and other virtual infrastructure managers.

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

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