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What you’ll be doing...

In this position, you will work on the next generation of Verizon Cloud Private Platform called Webscale that hosts applications in support of Verizon 5G customers and services. In order to perform this role, you will need to have a deep understanding of open-source container-orchestration for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management, also known as Kubernetes. Webscale is an integration of Kubernetes, Service Mesh/Proxy and volume-backed storage.

This responsibility requires constant interaction with the platform lifecycle. In this role, you will be responsible for ME lab Webscale environment aligns with is being deployed in production, ensuring and validating the consistency between platforms through automation development efforts. This will include detailed understanding of VXLAN, Segment Routing, and Wireless technologies related to 4G and 5G.

  • Create/develop test case automation and tools using Ansible and Python or any other Verizon approved language.
  • Lead automation efforts from the identification of the cases to automate to the implementation and verification.
  • Work day to day to develop and improve hundreds of test cases and automated routines to improve time to market and reducehours required to support both Core and Edge Webscale while you will also partner with development team to improve automated cases and implement new solutions.
  • Transitioning troubleshooting notes, logs, and meeting records into procedures that can be presented to operations for implementation in production.
  • Develop vendor relationships to ensure software release and patch addresses security vulnerabilities, code quality issues, bugs, etc.
  • Develop material and present information to an audience, both of peers and leaders within Verizon.

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 up to 25% or less.

Even better of you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience installing/ configuring/ upgrading Servers.
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture with the focus on Kubernetes on bare metal.
  • Knowledge and working experience of Kubernetes services: Service Mesh (Istio), Service Proxy (F5 BigIP), Trident, Kubelet, Linux (Fedora based).
  • Experience in Python and Ansible development languages. Docker Hub/Artifactory.
  • Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Network automation and deployments methods.
  • DNS Experience.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • TCP/IP, Routing and OSI 7-layer protocol knowledge.
  • Git/Git flow experience.
  • Strong analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Capability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Proven problem-solving abilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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