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What you’ll be doing...

The Principal Cloud Engineer position is being created to fulfill requirements within the Virtualization organization in support of virtual infrastructure, future NFV (Network Function Virtualization) and SDN (Software Defined Networks) initiatives. This position will have considerable responsibility for deploying, operating, and developing components of the virtualized cloud infrastructure environments.

·Utilizing web development and automation coding capabilities with use of Ansible, scripting, and API development.

·Deploying solutions in varying virtual environments that will require the individual to determine the manner to best work around the varying environments and autonomously determine what is best based on the overall design and associated principles.

·Onboarding of VNFs and operationalizing the environments will also be tasks performed by the engineer.

·Adapting to the agile DevOps culture, principals, and tools.

·Developing the virtualization integration, troubleshooting, and remediation requirements and practices.

·Directly interacting with vendors, transport teams, virtualization teams, planning, and numerous other VZ teams involved in virtualization of various services. Due to the complexity and responsibility, the employee is heavily relied upon for many aspects of the engineering process.

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 building & troubleshooting multiple virtual infrastructure flavors of Red Hat OpenStack, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat OpenShift, and VMWare.

Even better if you have:

·A degree in computer science or related field.

·Linux/RHEL skills including scripting languages,

·REST API and YAML playbook build experience.

·Web development skills for real time dashboard builds using APIs, PHP, HTML.

·DevOps tools - Atlassian Confluence, Jira, BitBucket, HipChat, Git.

·Automation tools – Ansible, scripting, splunk

·Experience building and deploying cloud-based applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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