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What you’ll be doing...

The SDN Planning group under Verizon Network Technology and Planning organization is looking for a self-motivated and innovative thinking Senior Software Engineer in support of Verizon SDN architecture, technology development and deployment. As a senior level member of technical staff, you will be interacting with software engineers, network/system operations staff, network/system architects and vendor partners to provide SDN technology solutions to keep our service relevance in the market place in the fast moving and quickly evolving networking industry.

  • Designing and developing software scaling architectures and next generation network architecture using modern networking technology, open source and deliver production deployable le solutions.
  • Working on hands-on software development, unit testing, Integration testing, Code Reviews and develop regression test plans to harden the software. Work with the Automation team to automate the Software testing.
  • Supporting production software issues with highest priorityanddefine/design new tools for debugging and triaging issues.
  • Holding software design reviews/presentations and proactively communicate the status, issues and road blocks with stakeholders.

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.
  • Experience in designing and developing network software systems and scale out software.

Even better if you have:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline/experience.
  • Eight or more years of hands on software development experience including design, development, debugging and support, building scalable software systems and software infrastructure.
  • Experience with programming languages (Java, Python, Go), software debugging tools (jdb, jmx), spring framework and automation scripting.
  • Ability to Interface and Integrate applications with messaging infrastructures (kafka, thrift, proto-buf), databases (Redis, Cassandra, SQL/NoSQL) and triaging the data consistency issues.
  • Experience in debugging/triggering production issues and using open source logging and reporting solutions (Logstash, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Grafana).
  • Knowledge of scale out infrastructure, distributed systems and web services technologies.
  • Experience in designing and applying data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented concepts to solve challenging problems.
  • Experience transforming the monolithic software systems into micro service-oriented software systems, containerization and container scheduling/management platforms (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to analyze and implement enhancements to existing applications/code.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to travel.

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