What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Consultant will be responsible for the design, implementation, and handoff of complex compute solutions spanning multiple technologies for a wide range of customers, from small to large enterprise, while providing senior technical leadership within the immediate team and the PS organization as a whole. Additional responsibilities include high level design, level of effort scoping, pricing, and management of partner selection in support of Professional Services presales activities.

  • Develop trusted technical advisor relationships with internal organizations.
  • Demonstrate the value of Verizon Data Center, Cloud, & Edge PS by identifying areas of improvement for the team, maintaining a high level of quality and professionalism within assigned tasks, and increasing organizational exposure through direct engagement with pre and post sales organizations in multiple capacities.
  • Provide senior leadership both within the Data Center, Cloud, & Edge PS team as well as within assigned engagements.
  • Evolve and support the growth of the network PS practice through offering development, engagement with partner vendors to identify and vet new technologies and proposed solutions, and assisting with the vetting of potential team members.
  • Sustain a leadership role within team through mentorship, sharing experience and knowledge through technical sessions, and leading by example, both through professional interactions and the continued pursuit of expert level knowledge within multiple fields.
  • Accept individual ownership of critical issues, creatively thinking through to develop resolutions.

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.
  • Linux experience, specifically RHEL.
  • Windows Server experience (Group Policies, Active Directory).
  • VMware experience.
  • Automation experience (Ansible, Puppet, or SaltStack).
  • Scripting experience (Bash and Powershell).
  • Operating system / storage / network troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience building out database cluster infrastructure (Oracle RAC, MS-Cluster, mongodb).
  • Application performance troubleshooting.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Six years of technical experience and increasing responsibility (team lead, mentoring, and technical lead for large, multi-technology deployments).
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • VMware VCP-DCV.
  • Experience with Cisco UCS or other Hyper-converged Platforms.
  • Scripting experience (VMware PowerCLI, Cisco UCS PowerTool).
  • Knowledge of Git.
  • Knowledge of Cisco App Dynamics (AppD).
  • Knowledge of NetScout NGOne platform components
  • Disaster Recovery Planning experience.
  • Knowledge of Containers (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Red Hat Satellite Server / Red Hat Ansible Tower Experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good documentation skills.

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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