Verizon Senior Systems and Virtualization Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

  • Provide dedicated support for Linux, Windows, VMware and custom application components within a complex environment.

  • Serve as a customer-focused solution SME.

  • Deliver both escalation and engineering support to the customer as well as our 24x7 service desk.

  • Provide customer-facing supporting an engineering role with on-call responsibilities.

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.

  • Experience managing and monitoring VMware clusters from vSphere and ESXi CLI.

  • Experience with one or more of the following VMware components: NSX, vSAN, vRealize, vRA, vRO.

  • Experience deploying and/or supporting Distributed Firewalls and/or SDNs.

  • Experience supporting Hyper-Converged hardware (Cisco, Dell, Nutanix).

  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN concepts and troubleshooting practices in an Enterprise environment.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Ability to install, configure and support Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012.

  • Ability to install, configure and support various versions of Linux RHEL and CentOS.

  • Ability to assist with the administration of Microsoft Active Directory, including GPO management, software updates and hot-fix management.

  • ITIL, VMware and CCNA/CCNP certification(s).

  • Experience with PowerShell, application development, and MS System Center.

  • SAN proficiency (EMC).

  • Experience with Microsoft Clustering, MS SQL Server, and LDAP.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • High motivation as a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a member of a team.

  • Sense of urgency with complete follow-through and personal accountability

  • Ability to work in a dynamic self-directed team.

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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