When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

As an entry level Systems Engineer, you will help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of software and systems engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security.

  • Install and configure integrated hardware and software solutions.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams on project deliverables.
  • Build/maintain development, testing, production environments.
  • Coordinate and communicate with NOC; provide Tier-2 and Tier-3 level support.
  • Create scripts for basic system automation.

What we’re looking for...

You enjoy using your analytical mind to solve complex problems. You work well in teams and can communicate effectively. You are passionate about finding solutions in a fast-paced environment.
You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Hands on Linux experience.
  • Scripting experience (Python, Perl, or Shell).
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Exposure to telecomm domain, networking protocols, communications products.
  • Experience building VMs.
  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Solr, HBase, Cloudera).
  • Database knowledge.
  • Demonstrated evidence of analytical approach to problem solving and decision making.
  • Goodwork ethic, integrity, and communication skills.

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.