When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

In this position, you will work on the next generation of Verizon Cloud Private Platform called Webscale that hosts applications in support of Verizon 5G customers and services. In order to perform this role, you will need to have a deep understanding of open-source container-orchestration for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management, also known as Kubernetes. Webscale is an integration of Kubernetes, Service Mesh/Proxy and volume-backed storage.

  • This responsibility requires constant interaction with the platform lifecycle. In this role, you will be responsible for ME lab Webscale environment aligns with is being deployed in production, ensuring and validating the consistency between platforms through automation development efforts. . This will include detailed understanding of VXLAN, Segment Routing, and Wireless technologies related to 4G and 5G.
  • From the testing perspective, you will create/develop test case automation and tools using Ansible and Python or any other Verizon approved language. In addition, you will lead automation efforts from the identification of the cases to automate to the implementation and verification. You will actively work day to day to develop and improve hundreds of test cases and automated routines to improve time to market and reduce working hours required to support both Core and Edge Webscale while you will also partner with development team to improve automated cases and implement new solutions.
  • You will be responsible for transitioning troubleshooting notes, logs, and meeting records into procedures that can be presented to operations for implementation in production. These procedures must be highly organized, detailed, and well-written in order for operations to implement with 100% accuracy many times over.
  • You will develop vendor relationships to ensure software release and patch addresses security vulnerabilities, code quality issues, bugs, etc. In addition, you will frequently develop material and present information to an audience, both of peers and leaders within Verizon. Drawing on expertise,develops material that is easily consumable, regardless of the audience’s technical expertise

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 will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time.

Even better if you have experience with:

  • A degree.
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture with the focus on Openshift/Kubernetes.
  • Experience in Python and Ansible development languages.
  • Experience Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Experience and knowledge with Network automation and deployments methods.
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture with the focus on Kubernetes on bare metal.
  • Experience with Kubernetes services: Service Mesh (Istio), Service Proxy (F5 BigIP), Trident, Kubelet, Linux (Fedora based).
  • Experience with Python and Ansible development languages. Docker Hub/Artifactory.
  • Experience with Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Experience and knowledge with Network automation and deployments methods.
  • DNS Experience
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with TCP/IP, Routing and OSI 7-layer protocol.
  • Git/Git flow.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).