When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

In this role you will provide Technical expertise, help define DevOps Strategy, Lead a team that develops DevSecOps framework and practice all tenets of DevSecOps, enable the execution of best in class operations practices that could improve efficiency in Software development Life Cycle.

  • Help execute on our vision for Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), experience in supporting complex business applications in a large enterprise environment using DevOps/Agile principles, practices and tools.
  • Work on transforming and fully automating CI/CD pipelines end-to-end so that changes can be deployed multiple times per day.
  • Develop automation, governance, repeatability, and security to the software delivery process.
  • Solve system integration challenges for test automation and device a robust feature flagging and rollback strategy.
  • Automate day-to-day functions such as deployment, rollbacks, build of code and provisioning infrastructure, failovers etc.
  • Interface directly with senior staff members within the organization to discuss and assess compliance with IT policies, standards and procedures, suggest opportunities for improvement, and report on the status of specific.
  • Work with development teams throughout the software life cycle ensuring sustainable software releases.
  • Work with cross-functional teams on Cloud migration, Onboarding applications on AWS EKS platform, environment builds, deployment automation, and monitoring.
  • Provide problem resolution and troubleshoot critical system issues with quick turnaround.
  • Take ownership of support issues until resolution.
  • Open problem tickets with vendor if needed to resolve the issues.
  • Perform proactive analysis and monitoring to prevent problems from occurring.

What we’re looking for...

We are looking for an experienced DevOps professional to join our growing organization. In this position, you will manage infrastructure projects and processes. You have keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and solid knowledge base.
You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of experience in applications development, infrastructure, or database architectures.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience with software development, software delivery lifecycle, application modernization, DevOps, Service/Infrastructure as Service and Operations.
  • Hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing mission critical deployments in AWS, leveraging configuration management, CI/CD, and DevOps processes.
  • In depth hands-on CI/CD experience on environment build automation, Jenkins, Cloud Formation, Ansible, Kubernetes, docker, Artifactory, Python, Gitlab and microservices framework.
  • Experience in programming languages such as Ruby, Perl, Java, Python and PHP.
  • Experience in Systems Architecture, In-depth knowledge of DevOps, SRE concepts and tools, Coding and Scripting experience with Java, JavaScript, python and .NET

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, Master’s degree.
  • Experience in branching, merging, maintaining code using SCM tools like Git and GitHub.
  • Deep understanding of microservice architecture patterns, cloud technologies and implementation experience with Kubernetes and Docker microservices containerization platform.
  • Experience in vendor management.
  • Experience in IT Security and compliance, operations and network services, and application development.
  • Automation experience and ability to code or script at an advance level.
  • Configuration Management with Gitlab, Artifactory, Ansible or Python.
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex distributed systems.
  • Capabilities including team collaboration, support, maintenance, and implementation.
  • Experience with creating and improving documented procedures and/or playbooks.
  • Knowledge with open-source configuration, orchestration, and CI/CD.
  • Knowledge and implementation experience with Microservices platform.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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