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...

You will be part of a World Class Container Platform team that builds and operates highly scalable Kubernetes based container platforms at a large scale for Global Technology Solutions at Verizon, a top 20 Fortune 500 company. This individual will have a sound technical expertise and daily hands-on implementation working in a product team developing services in two week sprints using agile principles. This entitles programming and orchestrating the deployment of feature sets into the Kubernetes CaaS platform along with building Docker containers via a fully automated CI/CD pipeline utilizing AWS, Jenkins Ansible playbooks, AWS, CI/CD tools and process ( Jenkins, JIRA, GitLab), Python, Shell Scripts or any other scripting technologies. You will have autonomous control over day-to-day activities allocated to the team as part of agile development of new services.

  • Exposing to different components of a container platform like, Logging, Monitoring, Security and SRE practices.
  • Ensuring uptime of the platform for end-users as well as development teams.
  • Analyzing, solving, and correcting issues in real time, providing end-to-end problem resolution.
  • Implementing automation & monitoring by leveraging tools like NewRelic, Catch Point, APM and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines) using Jenkins, Jira, GitHub and Ansible.
  • Ready to work in shift timings (18x7) to support different kubernetes based container platforms in all environments (AWS, OCI, On-Prem, EKS, Openshift).
  • Participating in POC (Proof of Concept) technical evaluations for new technologies for use in the cloud
  • Partnering with application and other platform teams in product/platform migrations and enhancements.
  • Upgrading/Refreshing the clusters in a periodical manner and automate the platform features rollout.
  • Striving to improve the performance levels of the Product team by providing regular feedback and suggesting improvements to the process/product.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Ability to automate the manual touch points in the platform with Ansible playbooks, CI/CD tools and process ( Jenkins, JIRA, GitLab), Python, Groovy, Shell Scripts or any other scripting technologies as and when required.
  • Good experience in building applications using Docker & Kubernetes or managing Kubernetes platform at an enterprise level.
  • Knowledge in cloud native tools (CNI, OPA, FLUX).
  • Experience in container security scanning products.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Three or more years of experience in the IT industry and a relevant experience of one or more years in Container orchestration automation.
  • Experience in building and remediating container images across CloudNative K8s, EKS or openshift.
  • Knowledge of different components of a container platform like, Logging, Monitoring, Security and SRE practices.
  • Experience in migrating legacy applications to the cloud (AWS, OCI or GCP).
  • Experience with debugging skills and a flair to work with application teams.
  • AWS and CKA certifications are desired.
  • Knowledge in DevOps tools and processes.
  • Experience with cross collaboration and communication skills.