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...

  • Providing functional, technical or process leadership to the NSA (North Star Architecture) Support and, including architecture, design, development, and delivery of environments/infrastructure using industry-standard processes, tools & technologies.
  • Enabling CICD automation through end to end pipelines covering builds, deployments, security scans, code scans as well as sanity automation integration using tools like Jenkins, maven, Git etc.
  • Taking ownership and responding to issues with urgency, these duties include the opening of an investigation and outage bridges, troubleshooting, management of traffic across multiple applications and locations, managing daily checkpoint calls, and tracking of open items on a daily basis for the supported applications.
  • Working closely with our Architects, Engineers, Operations, Product Managers and other clients and partners of the DevOps team to meet the needs of the organization to stay competitive - from the infrastructure up to the highest level of applications availability and scalability at optimum performance level.
  • Pro-actively analyzing current processes and practices and suggesting/ driving improvements.
  • Enabling Canary deployments and Blue-Green environment setup as part of zero touch environment maintenance.
  • Driving organization-wide EKS/K8s/Cloud migrations, CICD automations, sanity automation initiatives and their implementation to ensure smooth operations and stability of the environment.
  • Understanding Business requirements and work with the development architects to translate requirements into solution architecture designs.
  • Analyzing competitive products and technologies and making appropriate suggestions (may use demos, POCs) to influence product/technology direction.
  • Deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting EKS/K8s/Cloud/DevOps platform including application servers, cloud resources, API management and integration, Single Sign-On and associated hardware or endpoints, and databases.
  • Designing, building, improving, and supporting a EKS/Kubernetes-based data processing architecture that can run on premise and in an AWS environment.
  • Building and configuring Kubernetes-based infrastructure, networking policies, LBs, and cluster security.
  • Automating the build of containerized systems with CI/CD tools, Helm charts, and more
  • Managing deployments and rollbacks of applications.
  • Supporting middleware distributed environments in standalone and highly available configuration including WebSphere Application Server, Oracle WebLogic, RedHat JBoss, & Apache Tomcat. You will be responsible for configuration, deployment, & automation of middleware components for new and existing application environments across Unix/Linux.
  • Monitoring and auditing virtual/hardware resources, security, operating system, service logs, and metrics for performance issues using centralized tools.

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.
  • Experience with CICD, DevOps tools like Jenkins, Git, Ansible, Artifactory, Gitlab along with AWS Cloud, K8s/EKS, Linux.
  • Experience in build tools Ant/maven/gradle/NANT.
  • Experience in SRE principles and techniques.
  • Experience in administration of user and role provisioning, connectors, workflow, certificate management, session management, encryption technologies.
  • Experience working with webserver technologies like Apache, Oracle Iplanet, IBMHttpServer; Application Server expertise like Websphere, WebLogic and Tomcat along with expertise in shell scripting.
  • Experience in Application Monitoring and Logging tools like Wily, Splunk, New Relic, Kibana, Grafana.
  • Experience in networking concepts like Subnets, routing, DNS, VPN.
  • Experience in reviewing application performance metrics and proactively addressing performance concerns.
  • Experience in building and maintaining DEV, QA and PROD and Disaster Recovery environments hosted on EKS/K8s/Cloud.
  • Experience in troubleshooting issues and quickly resolve them in an efficient manner that minimizes downtime.
  • Experience building high-performance infrastructures that are scalable and resilient.
  • Experience with Load Balancers: GLB, AKAMAI/EdgeCast, ALB/ELB etc.
  • Experience in API management tools like Apigee, API Gateway.
  • Experience and knowledgeof microservice architecture patterns, and a fundamental understanding of cloud deployments and methodologies.
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with fluentd/fluent bit configurations and Experience in setting up end to End logging framework as EFK.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Six or more years of relevant experience in Production Support/Operations support with Amazon EKS/Kubernetes (K8s) expertise along with DevOps & AWS Cloud Computing platforms.
  • AWS/K8s/DevOps Certifications.
  • Experience with implementation of Docker, Kubernetes & EKS framework.