What you’ll be doing...

We are constantly innovating to unleash the power of our network and technology and you can ensure we stay at the forefront, providing an unequalled customer experience. You will be a key member of the team passionate about the technology evolution of virtualized network functions across our organization. Your role will involve leading the overall deployment and design of the feature roadmap for our orchestration solutions. Talking to many internal and external partners, you’ll integrate solutions with all other areas of the organization.

  • Integrating with our virtualization efforts including new on-boarding methodologies, open and closed loop service assurance practices, and tying in with new and legacy tools to improve and automate aspects of FCAPS.

  • Enabling the transformation to new DevOps best practices by taking advantage of efficiencies gained by a software defined network that can be programmed and run through a single orchestration layer.

  • Working with functions within the business including internal and external system architects, product line managers, network operations leads, DevOps leads, and a variety of both business and technical organizations spanning our enterprise.

  • Transforming long standing procedures and operations within the organization.

What we’re looking for...

You’re an experienced leader who is adept at negotiating and communicating with leaders and executives at all levels of the organization. Leading large, highly technical teams and encouraging people to perform at their best is personally rewarding. People know you for your ability to analyze issues and tackle complex problems with innovative solutions. This helps you to work well with partners from non-technical functions and build strong multi-functional relationships. Thriving in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment, you manage important priorities with ease, and never lose your laser-sharp focus on meeting tight deadlines.

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 Datacenter virtualization technologies (servers, networks and software stacks), monitoring tools and processes.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in engineering, computer science engineering, or business.

  • Experience in the telecom industry.

  • Knowledge of OpenStack CLI commands and administration Linux/Unix scripting, especially for TCP/IP stack, Firewalls (iptables), DNS and VPNs.

  • Configuration management tools experience including Puppet, Chef, or Ansible, and Jenkins.

  • Network device configuration experience in Juniper and Cisco, with NetConf network configuration protocol and YANG data model.

  • CLI configuration experience of Cisco, HP, or Juniper switches and routers, Palo Alto firewalls, and f5 load balancers.

  • LTE, IMS, and MPN experience.

  • Virtual and Physical Network Functions experience.

  • Software Defined Networking principles and system experience.

  • Wireline network and service experience including Private and Public IP network services, Switched Ethernet Services, Managed network services using Viptella and Versa.

  • Python, Java scripts, SOAP, Ruby, and PHP programming experience.

  • API development experience based on JSON and XML.

  • Server provisioning experience using cloud-init and cloud configuration.

  • TOSCA and YAML experience.

  • HOT Template and OVF based VNF descriptors experience.

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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