What you’ll be doing...

  • We are looking for a Principal DevOps Engineer to join our software engineering organization. This position will need to have a broad and deep technical skill set to support one of the top technology initiatives in the company.
  • If you have architectural and lead experience in technical operations and love to collaborate with development teams from design through the development process to production support – we want to talk with you.
  • As a Principal DevOps Engineer, you will engage at all levels with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff. You will be solving deep technical problems and building innovative solutions in a fast paced environment working with smart and passionate team members. You must have hands-on experience building scalable solutions. Your responsibilities will include owning the overarching solution, working closely with software engineering teams to bridge key technical relationships, and driving technical initiatives towards success.
  • You’ll be a technical leader, establish technical standards and drive DevOps engineering practices. You’ll work on MapQuest’s hardest problems - building high quality, architecturally sound solutions that are aligned with our business needs. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills as well as the technical background to fluently interact and provide guidance to team members.

Responsibilities

  • Participate as a technical expert providing solutions to operational problems
  • Contribute to new product implementation and provide enterprise upkeep and maintenance of the DevOps discipline for engineering
  • Interface with vendors, engineering, and peer operations organizations.
  • Establish organizational standards, policies, and procedures
  • Implement techniques for keeping systems available by designing simple, repeatable, reliable solutions
  • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members.
  • Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.

What we’re looking for...

  • 8+ years experience in operations/DevOps
  • 2+ years Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, S3, VPC, auto-scale
  • 5+ years Linux experience

    Even better if you have:

  • Strong understanding of Linux/Unix operating systems administration and networking fundamentals
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience in operations/DevOps
  • 2+ years Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, S3, VPC, auto-scale
  • 5+ years Linux experience

    Even better if you have:

  • Strong understanding of Linux/Unix operating systems administration and networking fundamentals
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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