Principle Software Engineer and DevOps


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What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Intelligent Edge Network (iEN) Support Team, focused on developing solutions that drive the success of Verizon’s bleeding-edge Networks and Platforms. They must be innovative and lead cross-functional activities with partners in Planning, Performance, and Engineering. The engineer will be responsible for developing software solutions that require ingenuity with an emphasis on continuous operational improvement and efficiency.

A successful candidate must identify, evaluate, and drive new opportunities through an expert-level comprehension of software design, APIs, and web technologies. API driven applications are changing the way that we do operations, and the engineer will be responsible for design, build, test, and deployment of services and APIs that will be integral to the operations toolkit.

This position requires that the individual have extensive knowledge of software architecture, programming languages, virtualization, and the networking layers. Experience with SDN, Network Controllers, and NFV Orchestration \ VNF Management is highly desirable. They will partner internally and externally with vendors to provide architectural leadership and review existing services, APIs, and platforms.

You must also embrace agile methodologies and show an aptitude for being able to adapt. They will lead the effort to transform the way we do operations by promoting a DevOps mindset.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or EE or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience with Automation using configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt. Ability to develop programs using REST API to a controller northbound interface.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Models (Openconfig Yang Models, IETF Yang Models.
  • Experience with Splunk for Proactive monitoring and Analysis using Next Generation telemetry, logging, reporting, dash board development, and continuous delivery technologies.
  • Strong Scripting skills with Python, Perl and API experience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Hands-on Experience with multiple Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, Northstar).
  • 8+ years in the telco industry focused on technology.
  • Experience developing REST based web services.
  • Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack, or similar.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of NextGen Optical Networks, 5G, SDN, NFV, and other leading technologies.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to lead technical discussions with a group of individuals in the industry with varying technical positions.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in diverse teams.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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