Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure

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Stay on the front lines of groundbreaking technology. Were committed to a dynamic, ever-evolving infrastructure and the hard work it takes to keep our reliable network thriving. Help support the growing demands of an interconnected world.


Verizon is building a new cloud-based platform that will enable rapid deployment of new innovative telecom, video, and internet services. We are looking for Senior Software Engineers who are interested in implementing and deploying next generation cloud infrastructure in support of data center automation for highly scalable services. Come be a part of the core team that will be responsible to design, build, deploy and operate this platform. You will be part of an open, success driven culture, where you can apply your expertise and learn from your peers.

  • Design and develop a private cloud infrastructure platform
  • Design and develop integrated tools for automation and monitoring of the cloud platform
  • Develop and implement processes and operational practices for continuous build, deployment, test, verification of production services
  • Work collaboratively with core development teams to test, deploy and maintain scalable, robust software platforms and services.
  • Work with data center teams for testing and deployment
  • Operate within an agile development environment
  • Support a devops style management



  • Experience with Linux systems and virtualization, preferably in an enterprise production environment with high availability
  • Experience working with cloud architectures (AWS, GCE)
  • Proficient in at least one scripting language (Shell, Python, Perl, Ruby)
  • Proficient in one or more of Go, Java, Scala, Javascript
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Passion for development/deployment of high-quality services for correctness and robustness

Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking, load balancing, firewalls, HTTP, SSL, DNS, SMTP
  • Understanding of security best practices, server/network hardening
  • Experience in PaaS like openShift, mesosphere, DEIS.
  • Experience with OpenStack, CloudStack, or similar
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis
  • Experience with distributed storage services like Swift, Ceph
  • Experience with deploying storage as a service
  • Experience with SQLAlchemy, Zookeeper, ETCD
  • Experience developing REST based web services
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef
  • Experience using Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Test Automation
  • Experience with one or more of Kafka, Storm, Cassandra, Zookeeper, or similar
  • Experience with Linux Containers (LXC) and Docker
  • Experience with tuning Linux systems, Java VM’s, Application services.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.