When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Senior Systems Engineer with AWS Cloud deployment experience to join our existing team of Systems Engineers within the Development Operations team.

  • Facilitate the deployment, maintenance and performance tuning of our award winning SaaS application.
  • Assist with our migration from on-premise datacentre infrastructure to an entirely cloud native infrastructure.
  • Provide world class cloud engineering support.
  • Provide on call support for the Development Operations team in an outage situation.
  • Work as part of the team to ensure projects and goals are delivered to timelines.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Proven experience working with Amazon Web Service technologies.
  • Proven experience as Systems Engineer in a Windows/Linux environment.
  • Experience of troubleshooting experience on all aspects of the Networking Stack.
  • Experience of working in an operating system agnostic infrastructure.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in designing and implementing Cloud based infrastructure in AWS.
  • Proven experience in the automated deployment of infrastructure and services using Cloudformation in AWS.

Even better if you have:

  • Current AWS Solutions Architect, Sysops and DevOps certifications.
  • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.
  • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).
  • A good understanding of the principles/methodologies and tools used in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Opsworks/Chef.
  • Experience setting up and maintaining AWS Cloudwatch.
  • Experience of designing and maintaining IAM security policies within AWS
  • In-depth knowledge of designing and deploying highly available solutions in AWS using VPC’s and Route53.
  • Excellent working knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience automating operational tasks in at least one of the following: Powershell, Python, BASH.
  • Experience of configuration management system based on Ansible, writing playbooks.
  • Experience of monitoring performance, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimization.
  • Experience of ongoing maintenance of documentation relating to new and current systems throughout the organisation.