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What you’ll be doing...

We are looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Senior Engineer to join the Verizon Global Technology Solutions (GTS) Team. The individual will join our team and assist on Architecting, Engineering, and implementing an enterprise-wide Kubernetes platform to implement simple/automated Cloud adoption to containers platform to reduction of expenses as part of IT’s mission.

You will be joining a highly skilled K8s team providing technical guidance and direction for implementing modernization enhancements into the Kubernetes CaaS enterprise-wide environments. This individual will have a high level of technical expertise and daily hands-on implementation working in a product team developing services in two-week sprints using Agile principles. This entails programming and orchestrating the deployment of feature sets into the Kubernetes CaaS platform along with building Docker/cri-o containers via a fully automated CI/CD pipeline utilizing Jenkins, Ansible, AWS CloudFormation, Artifactory, Git, and/or Bitbucket.

This role will be based out of one of the locations listed in the posting.

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You have strong technical/analytical andinterpersonal skills. You have strong decision-making and leadership abilities. You have strong organizational and problem-solving abilities. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You have proven ability to work under pressure and deliver sound results.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience on Server and Cloud Virtualization technologies.
  • Experience in large containerized computing environments utilizing Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Docker containers for a large IT enterprise-wide environment.
  • Experience and knowledge in Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud computing environments including the integration of compute technologies.
  • Experience leveraging and managing CI/CD toolchain products like Jira, STASH, Git, Bitbucket, Artifactory, and Jenkins.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Masters in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or other AWS certifications.
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing/supporting Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of containers and container management technologies(Docker, cri-o and Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of RHEL, CentOS, Alpine or any other Linux derivatives.
  • Knowledge of Public Cloud architectures, configurations, services, and solutions (Amazon Web Services Cloud Formation, EC2, ALB/NLB, S3, ASG, CloudWatch, Lambda, Fargate)
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation programming -- languages like Golang, Python, Perl, Bash.
  • Knowledge of Application Architectures, microservices design, 12 factor applications.
  • Knowledge of Configuration management tools like Ansible, Terraform.
  • Experience with Datadog, Prometheus, or other monitoring solutions
  • Knowledge of AWS EKS or Google GKE.
  • Knowledge of information systems concepts, system administration, and cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of system design and hardware at an enterprise level.

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