What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and the best.

Verizon Location Services (VLS) sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development organization and is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base both inside and outside Verizon. Backed by more than 50 years of location-based expertise, we are building solutions that leverage the power of location intelligence to inform technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

The role

Want to build the infrastructure and automation that fuels the foundation of our location platform? Want to enable development teams to more easily release critical features to production? Are you passionate about DevOps as a philosophy as well as a practice and want to drive the future of the discipline at Verizon Location Services? We’re looking for engineers who are passionate about DevOps, cloud infrastructure, operations, automation, and building industry leading products.

In this role, you will:

  • Support our development teams by building, maintaining, and scaling infrastructure to support applications that are used by millions of users as well as backend systems that serve billions of requests per day.
  • Simplify and improve processes for deploying new features and functionality to market; connecting the necessary pieces to create efficient continuous integration-style workflows.
  • Monitor the performance of systems in a cloud based computing environment, including overall system health, reliability, performance, and cost. Remediate gaps in monitoring or performance testing if observed. Support our development teams by assisting with testing and monitoring strategies.
  • Collaborate with Software Engineers and System Architects to provide an operations perspective; ensuring issues like cost, scalability, and maintainability are considered during the design process.
  • Mentor Software Engineers on basic operational principles through demos, documentation, and one-on-one mentorship as well as participating in team discussions and planning sessions.
  • Research and recommend new technologies and emerging operational practices; recommend services and practices that could be leveraged as business needs arise.
  • Participate in team on-call rotation.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years in a DevOps environment
  • Experience working in a cloud based environment such as AWS.
  • Create necessary Infrastructure as Code to define and maintain computing environment
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef or Ansible.
  • Experience with build and deploy automation using tools like Jenkins.
  • Experience with containers and orchestration tools like Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm
  • Experience with managing relational databases like PostgreSQL

Even better if you have:

  • Basic scripting ability with Bash or other languages such as Groovy, Python, or Ruby.
  • Curiosity and desire to expand your breadth of knowledge by taking on unfamiliar tasks outside of usual area of expertise.
  • Passion, a thoughtful approach to solving complex problems, and a constant desire to raise the bar.
  • Challenge your coworkers in the office to foosball, ping pong and darts.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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