Verizon Virtualization Architect in Ashburn, Virginia
What you’ll be doing...
You will be a part of the Global Network & Technology organization focusing on the strategic technology evolution across our organization specifically network programmability and automation. As part of this team you will work on the overall architecture and design for Cloud Orchestration including WebScale Containerized Network Functions and VNFs, standards alignment with ETSI and 3GPP Management & Orchestration functions, Verizon Cloud Platform evolution and SDN transformation impacting positive change in the way that our customers live, work, and play.
Working with various planning and operations teams, partners, standards and SMEs to construct a comprehensive design for Hybrid Cloud Resource and Network Orchestration.
Judiciously usingETSI and 3GPP standards for the above, and recommending changes to the same if needed.
Working closely with various teams in designing automation solutions for Life Cycle Management, close loop service assurance, provisioning and activation, etc. in response to overall changes in the network brought in by Virtualization.
Working with world-class engineers involved in planning and orchestration of virtualized network functions, software defined networks, OpenStack, Kubernetes and ONAP to ensure emergence of a coherent architectural framework.
Planning and executingproof of concepts (in the lab) for niche and emerging technologies.
Providing technical guidance to cross-functional teams in crafting solutions, and describing the impact of the new solution to systems and processes.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with Wireless and Core Networks
Experience with Virtualization and SDN technologies.
Even better if you have:
A Master’s degree.
Development experience in a majority of the following areas: OpenStack, Kubernetes, ETSI and 3GPP (5G) Standards.
Experience with designing and building complex, enterprise grade architectural solutions.
Experience with application and system monitoring frameworks.
Knowledge of OpenStack based Cloud Platforms and Kubernetes.
Strong analytical skills, written and verbal communications skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
Networking services consisting of Virtual and Physical Network Functions.
Experience onboarding VNFs on to NFV Orchestrators.
Knowledge of wireless network – 5GC, LTE, IMS, MPN, RAN, Radio.
Knowledge of wireline/wireless NOC environments.
Knowledge of switching fabric, spine leaf architecture.
Willingness to travel.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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