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What you’ll be doing...

Openshift Lead Platform Engineer - supports the systems responsible for the Red Hat OpenShift container platform along with its associated infrastructure. Handles requests for new or updated services and applications, integrates via GitOps design. Fixes and remediates incidents and problems within the OpenShift platform and the connected ecosystem. Participates as part of a technical team responsible for the overall support and management of the OpenShift container domain. Participates on projects in which they are required to work with multi-functional teams in pursuit of a common goal.

Responsible for designing and building out our capabilities around our next generation Container & Serverless management platform leveraging OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) Research, design, develop and test both software and DevOps techniques to accelerate the build out of Openshift and integrate it into Verizon's ecosystem. This role will require working with the different stakeholders across Verizon to ensure the platform is secure, reliable and meets the needs of the application teams.


  • Recommends decision technology integration patterns, designs experiments, test hypotheses and build statistical models. Collaborates with other subject matter experts to select the relevant data sources. Conducts data analysis and moderately complex design algorithms.

  • Designs data pipelines, conceptual data models, physical and schematic data models.

  • Works with stakeholders to identify the business requirements and the expected outcome. Develops solution architecture in support of the desired outcome.

  • Develops the technology roadmap on big data analytics solutions and real time decisioning capabilities. Educates the organization on new approaches and promote on the use.

  • Works in conjunction with Enterprise Architecture, Data Governance, and Information Security to ensure compliance with Enterprise technology and data policies and standards.

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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 as a Data Analyst or related.
  • Experience working on Kubernetes and leading large scale enterprise projects

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or moreyears of kubernetes experience.
  • Three or moreyears ofnetwork engineering experience (route/switch + network services such as DNS/DHCP, Load Balancing & Firewalls).
  • Four or more years of Networking or IT with datacenter and cloud infrastructure experience (e.g. AWS, IBM, GCP), (must have at least 2yrs Networking experience on AWS)
  • Two years plus experience with Ansible, and other automation tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Working experience with Kubernetes and preferably OpenShift.
  • Experience working with Docker.
  • Knowledge of distributed platforms in both traditional and Cloud infrastructures.
  • Knowledge of API authorization and scoping (API Gateways)
  • Knowledge and experience with security of Network connections and data in transit (HTTPS, TLS, Certs)
  • Working knowledge of relational (e.g. SQL style database) and non-relational database systems (e.g. Splunk)
  • Experience supporting Microservice and Cloud-native applications in a CI/CD automated, multi-tenant application environment with multiple partners and use cases.
  • Working knowledge with event and process management platforms (e.g. ServiceNow, Moogsoft).
  • Ability to work in a team environment (including, but not limited to sharing and reusing of existing code, strong documentation, and leveraging Git for code management.
  • Working experience with Linux / Unix OS.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).