What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than three thousand five hundred dedicated employees in fifteen countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer with AWS Cloud deployment experience to join our existing team of Systems Engineers within the Development Operations team. This role will help facilitate the deployment, maintenance and performance tuning of our award winning SaaS application as we migrate from on-premise datacenter infrastructure to an entirely cloud native infrastructure.

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.
  • Two or more years of experience working with Amazon Web Service technologies.
  • Five or more years of experience as a Systems Engineer in a Windows/Linux environment.
  • Five or more years of troubleshooting experience on all aspects of the Networking Stack.
  • Five or more years working in an operating system agnostic infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and implementing Cloud based infrastructure in AWS.
  • Experience in the automated deployment of infrastructure and services using Cloud formation in AWS.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • AWS Solutions Architect, Sysops or/and Devops certifications.
  • Knowledge of the principles/methodologies and tools used in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Opsworks/Chef.
  • Experience setting up and maintaining AWS Cloudwatch.
  • Designing and maintaining IAM security policies within AWS.
  • 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, BASH, Python, Ruby
  • Experience of configuration management system based on CHEF, writing cookbooks and recipes
  • Monitoring performance, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, patching, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimization.
  • Ability to 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.
  • Ongoing maintenance of documentation relating to new and current systems throughout the organization
  • 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)

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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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