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...

Join Verizon as we continue to grow our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation through building a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.

Verizon is looking for out-of-the-box thinkers to help us build and operate the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP). People who are hard-working, and really want to help transform the way we do operations. What we do really matters to the business. This is a great opportunity for you to bring your technical leadership, skills and experience to life as part of a small team within a large organization. We operate with a lean startup mentality with the support of a large directional division. You will have the experience and expertise of the best network team in the world behind you as you help the team transform infrastructure, workload, and product through content delivery, mobility, and Verizon's enabling of the Internet of Things.

Want to work with a small team of dedicated and experienced software developers on the delivery of fast-paced, agile projects ? We are looking for an experienced principal software developer to join the VCP Tools Development team, where personality is as important as skill set. Someone with extensive development and scripting of micro-services, API’s and database integration experience. Someone who is results-oriented with a can-do attitude.


• Work as part of our backend team to develop RESTful services, APIs and integrations to other systems (mainly in Python and deployed as containers).
• Provide expert level database PostgreSQL experience to the group. We mainly use PostgreSQL with replication but also have MariaD, MySQL, InfluxDB on some projects.
• Develop and implement internal systems, processes, and best practices
• Ensure that all systems are available 24x7 with no single point of failure.
• Work to further our efforts around performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
• Turn conceptual requirements into a solid, supported product

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • SIx or more years of related experience.
  • Strong understanding of core programming fundamentals.
  • Experience programming in multiple languages but particularly in Python.
  • Excellent understanding of RESTful APIs and how to create RESTful services.
  • Excellent database and SQL experience.
  • Experience with distributed databases and replication.
  • Experience with Database performance tuning.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Five or moreyears of experience performing backend / database software development.
  • Databases - PostgreSQL / InfluxDB / MariaDB experience.
  • Excellent SQL skills around large, complex nested SQL queries.
  • Python / bash scripting experience.
  • REST API development experience.
  • Understanding of Docker / K8S / Docker Swarm.
  • Git / Github / GitLab experience.
  • Linux System Administration experience.
  • Networking - subnets / firewalls / routing / DNS / Load balancing / haproxy experience.
  • Experience with OpenStack / OpenShift.

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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.