Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cary


What you’ll be doing...
This position is for the Transport Reliability and Operations Tier 3 support team. The role will be responsible for building and maintaining an automation infrastructure that enables the team to detect, prevent, and resolve network issues based on the current network state. This automation infrastructure will tie various data sources and formats (CLI/NETCONF, NMS monitoring, syslog, SNMP) with assorted automation tools (Netmiko, Napalm, Ansible, Cisco NSO) to automate the functions of auditing, tooling, and remediating the network. The function of this role is to continue the deployment of code as containers, tying that code to APIs, and populating databases with relevant information for consumption.
Continue to transform the network into automation using python scripting and network management/orchestration tools.
Leverage python scripting, network management and orchestration tools to automate the transformation of the network.
Make consumption of data easier by automating the tasks that connect network tooling, scripting, and databases through the use of standardized formatting, container orchestration, API automation, and automated security.
Assist in building reusable methods for detecting network issues and potential outages before they impact customers.
Lead and contribute to complex projects across multiple work groups to improve network automation, verification, and reliability.
What we’re looking for...
You will need to have:

Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
Extensive knowledge in Python scripting and coding experience, including object-oriented programming preferably Github with python coding examples.
Extensive knowledge developing and interfacing RESTful APIs.
Understanding of application and OS hardening including the use of OpenSSL.
Exposure to digital certificates such as root, intermediary, and certificate authority (CA).
Extensive knowledge of HTTP methods (CRUD operations).
Fundamental understanding of database design/interface (SQL/Postgres/Mongo).
Proven experience designing and maintaining distributed systems, web applications.
Experience with container orchestration and management.
Strong understanding of continuous integration and SDLC/DevOps concepts.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Extensive knowledge of virtualization platforms such as KVM, Openstack, Containers and Kubernetes.
Experience coding for network automation with tools such as YAML, Netconf, Netmiko, NSO, and Ansible.
Experience maintaining DNS records.
Extensive knowledge of DevOps best practices including:
Revision control and lifecycle management (CICD).
GIT style tools.
Regression testing/Automation of regression testing.
Linux and database admin experience.
Developing applications in a team environment.

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.
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. Different makes us better.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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