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What you’ll be doing...

This position will require expertise, innovation, leadership in Virtualization, Red Hat Operating Systems, Red Hat Openshift, Kubernetes, and associated services to help guide the VCP Webscale team. You will be responsible for leading efforts related to VCP Webscale and its associated services to ensure the network infrastructure complies with corporate and industry standards to provide a successful evolution to Verizon’s next generation Network. You will develop and maintain relationships with peers with the same or higher title that they will hold.

  • Leading maintenance engineering efforts for the VCP Webscale, Hardware Infrastructure, and all associated tools related to container based cloud computing (Openshift, Kubernetes, F5 Aspen Mesh, F5 SPK, Netapp Trident).
  • Working closely with other Systems & Maintenance Engineering groups in planning and implementing the environment to support the requirement for applications being managed and rolled into the Cloud.
  • Interacting with NI, Planning, and Operations to understand all platform designs and provide guidance for future technology plans to ensure seamless and successful integration into the lab and production.
  • Working to manage testing within a standardized Cloud environment across all application platforms and provide guidance to improve the overall Network.
  • Providing cross-team/functional training, make infrastructure configuration decisions, and provide vendor relationship management to ensure network superiority and stability for customers.

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 Cloud Architecture with the focus on Openshift/Kubernetes.
  • Experience in Python and Ansible development languages.
  • Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Network automation and deployments methods.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering, computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Artifactory/Docker Hub.
  • DNS Experience.
  • Service Mesh (Istio).
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • TCP/IP, Routing and OSI 7-layer protocol.
  • Server Load Balancing (SLB) and Global Traffic Manager (GTM).
  • Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Git/Git flow.
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Ability to work with leadership at all levels.
  • Strong analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Capability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Proven problem solving abilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

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