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What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 1-2022.

The position of Cloud Application Engineer is responsible for participating in the development of application automation that works with the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP - OpenStack and Kubernetes). Key responsibilities include:

  • Working on a team to develop tools and automation to increase integrated visibility and operations of VCP applications

  • Integrate data from diverse systems via APIs, including both well documented public APIs and Verizon internal

  • Using VCP, OpenStack, and Git/Source Code Management, as well as best practices

  • Assisting with ingesting vendor supplied Ansible playbooks, HEAT templates, and other orchestration code and MOPs

  • Leverage enterprise resources, utilizing existing infrastructure where possible and creating integrations where needed

  • Working with Operations teams to run through processes manually and test automation

  • Deployment of automation infrastructure VMs

  • Frequently leveraging Python scripting skills to support API’s and automation

  • Working knowledge of MS Office and/or G-Suite

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 1-2022.

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Two or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Working and Proven Knowledge of Programming or Scripting Skills, especially Python (Experience with Flask web framework, and/or other languages a plus)

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience, Master’s degree a plus

  • Working and Proven Knowledge of Programming or Scripting Skills, especially Python (Experience with Flask web framework, and/or other languages a plus)

  • Familiarity with Linux or other UNIX Command line

  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies or cloud

  • Knowledge of Source Code and Configuration Management using git a plus

  • Experience working modern configuration management and orchestration tools (Heat, Ansible, Helm, etc) a plus

  • A solid balance between both technological and collaboration skills and abilities.

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to an agile and fast evolving environment

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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