What you’ll be doing...

Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) is a technology at Verizon that will enable emerging applications on our 5G network. This position will require expertise, innovation, and leadership in Virtualization, Operating Systems, and multiple Cloud technology disciplines to ensure the platform success on the MEC S&ME team. This employee will be responsible for leading efforts related to network function virtualization, cloud architecture testing and validation defined by the reference architecture to ensure network infrastructure and platforms complies with corporate and industry standards to provide a successful evolution to Verizon next generation Networks, which include IoT, 4G and 5G network elements, and RAN. You will develop peers and build relationships across the business to ensure the success of Verizon and our Network.

  • Work with peers in Planning, Security, and Operations to ensure the MEC architecture is aligned with industry-standard best practices.
  • Collaborate with Planning organizations to ensure the MEC meets best in class network standards defined by Verizon.
  • Analyze and develop measures to secure the MEC platform and network functions associated with the platform.
  • Define test cases based on MEC platform requirements to validate both platform and application functionality.
  • Work with MEC application owners to ensure they meet the onboarding standard as they are implemented into the S&ME Lab.
  • Expertise in Cloud Architecture.
  • Participate in MEC industry-related conferences, including presenting innovative changes as MEC evolves.
  • Work with third party vendors and internal Cloud teams on outage resolution.
  • Analyze system failures and develop short and long term remediation plans to be implemented in the field.
  • Ensure design consistency, standardization, and reliability by deep analysis and lab implementation of the design.
  • The employee will prime planning, design, equipment selection, staging, testing, and integration of new cloud hardware and infrastructure software.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • Experience in one or more of the following cloud platform security: Cloud Foundry, Openshift, AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku, IoT Edge, or other PaaS technologies.
  • Experience in Ansible and/or Python.
  • Experience building Container based solutions using Kubernetes, and/or Docker Data Center/swarm.
  • Expertise in 4G, 5G, RAN, CRAN, and mobile networking.
  • Experience in OS virtualization and containers.
  • Experience in one or more of following open source projects: Docker, RabbitMQ, Cloudfiy, ElasticSearch, CoreOS/etcd, Kubernetes, Openstack.
  • Knowledge with FPGA, GPU, NPU and other HW acceleration techniques.
  • Strong Scripting Skills (Python, Perl, Bash.).
  • Strong Knowledge of IP Networking.
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Storage Technologies for block and Object storage.
  • Experience administrating Public Cloud Services.
  • Experience building Orchestration with DevOps Tools like Terraform.
  • Ability to describe yourself as an organized, goal-oriented Technical leader, ability to lead, follow, and effectively collaborate with experienced Architecture peers and business partners.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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