What you’ll be doing...

You will be a part of the Global Network & Technology organization focusing on the strategic technology evolution across our organization specifically with onboarding and orchestration of virtualized network functions. As part of this team you will work on the overall deployment, designing and feature roadmap for our orchestration solution you’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.

  • Work with senior leads and program managers to help in building solutions to enable the redesign of day-to-day wireline & wireless network operations functions.
  • Participate in meetings, program updates, and presentations to senior leaders (director and VP level).
  • Work with various Verizon Network and Application Planning teams from various business units to identify opportunities and automating the operational tasks using a centralized platform you will lead to continuously evolve based on business needs.
  • Work with world-class engineers involved in virtualizing network functions to develop automation with VNFs (Virtual Network Function) and manage the end to end lifecycle of VNFs on OpenStack based Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP).
  • Analyze the business needs of automated onboarding & orchestration to continuously enhance Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tool chain with a goal of creating a stable repeatable platform that can be integrated with customer facing portals, Orchestrators, VNF Managers, and VNF vendor platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams and work on the operational aspect of the various vendor provided Virtual NW Function Orchestration solutions.

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 with Operational aspects of various Cloud platforms.
  • Experience working on Openstack platforms, firewall management and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Java/Springboot, Java Script, Angular JS, Nod JS, HTML5.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Artifactory, Docker, Jenkins, SonarQube, Fortify, Junit, Git, Micro services, SOAP/REST, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL.
  • Experience with deployment or use of configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible, Jenkins.
  • Experience of Linux/Unix scripting especially for TCP/IP stack, Firewalls (iptables), DNS, VPNs.
  • Knowledge of cloud-native application architectures.
  • Experience with networking services consisting of Virtual and Physical Network Functions.
  • Knowledge of network device configuration and management (Juniper, Cisco) with NetConf network configuration protocol and YANG data model.
  • Experience with CLI configuration of Cisco, HP, or Juniper switches and routers, Palo Alto firewalls, f5 load balancers. Knowledge of server provisioning using cloud-init and cloud config.
  • Hands-on development experience in a majority of OpenStack CLI commands and administration and API development based on JSON, XML.
  • Analytical skills, written and verbal communications skills with the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking principals or system.
  • Knowledge of NFV and SDN products, technologies, architectures, and vendors.
  • Experience onboarding VNFs on to NFV Orchestrators.
  • Knowledge of wireless network – LTE, IMS, MPN.
  • Knowledge of wireline networks and services – Private and Public IP network services, Switched Ethernet Services, Managed network services using Viptela, Versa.
  • Knowledge of ETSI NFV Standards for descriptors and interfaces.

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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