Verizon Applications Support Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia
What you’ll be doing...
Verizon Connect (VZConnect) is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.
As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.
What you’ll be doing…This is a strategic role requiring strong technical and communications skills. This highly visible role which will oversee the practices and processes responsible for maintaining high availability and performance of the infrastructure. You will be responsible for providing consultancy and technical direction around uptime, performance, incident management and tracking of system defects for a global SaaS based product suite serving customers around the globe. The role will involve collaborating with Software Engineering teams, DevOps and customer care groups. This is a hands-on role that requires a sense of urgency and a candidate willing to take on responsibility for the delivery of a world class service to our customers. The role will be based in our state of the art NOC facility that provides visibility to all our products and underlying infrastructure.
Maintain system uptime and performance
Actively monitor, log and respond to production application incidents
Help reduce the team’s average MTTR time by following ITIL Incident Management frameworks
Drive Incident and Problem ticket root cause analysis and resolutions.
Have a clear understanding of network, database management and operating systems.
Collect and document data on application performance, problems and failures
Communicate with Customer Care Representatives, Field Installation Technicians and Field Sales on resolving escalated technical problems and issues
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the team manager
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have...
2+ years in an Application or Development Support Role
2+years experience with Windows server environments, Windows and native Services, Console Services, Event Logging, and Viewers
2+years experience with SQL DB programming and / or querying techniques, and tools
2+years experience with Application monitoring tools; AppDynamics, OpManager and NewRelic, a plus.
Even better if you have...
Technical Bachelors degree
Ability to work well as an individual and in a team environment, collaborating with other to achieve results
Ability to understand customer needs and technical difficulties
Application of basic principles, methods, technologies and practices in Software/Networking Engineering and Application Support
Cross-Browser Debugging Skills
Adheres to Lean, Agile and ITIL best practices
PowerShell or similar scripting experience is a plus
Must have excellent communication skills to deal with developers and customer care teams
Excellent problem solver with strong analytical skills and logical thinking
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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