Principal Edge Computing Engineer

Employer
Location
Ashburn, VA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Aug 11, 2018
Ref
1709343373
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Engineer
What you'll be doing...

The Cary and Ashburn Network Management Centers are seeking talented engineers to support management of Verizon's Intelligent Edge network encompassing Unified Transport, NGPON2, Multi-Service Edge, Base Network Controller and Converged Core technologies. The Principal Engineer 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 along with the following:

+ 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 desires 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.

+ The Principal Engineer 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.

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What we're looking for...

You'll 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 degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or EE.

+ Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.

+ Ideally, 8+ years in the telco industry focused on technology.

+ Experience developing REST based web services.

+ Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.

+ Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack, or similar.

+ Demonstrable knowledge of NextGen Optical Networks, 5G, SDN, NFV, and other leading technologies, IP telecommunication equipment and technologies (Cisco, Juniper) and Knowledge of routing protocols (MPLS, LDP, BGP, IS-IS, OSPF)

+ Strong critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills including capability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.

+ Ability to lead people and manage 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.

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.

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