Verizon Tools and Automation Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

What you’ll be doing...

We're looking for developers who are passionate about Operations and Devops. If you have experience in best practice technical operations and love to collaborate with development teams, from design through the development process to production support we want to talk with you.


  • Collaborate with engineering, operations and product teams to develop

  • Write scripts to automate installation, support and monitoring.

  • Build support websites to aid in support, monitoring and installation of multiple applications across multiple environments and data centers.

  • Link multi-step and disparate process together across domains: network operations, monitoring, capacity planning and other operational processes.

  • Design and implement processes, tools and scripts to allow applications to be self-healing.

  • Work with the Development, Engineering and Support teams to implement SRE best practices.

  • Monitor, measure and optimize build and deploy systems and processes

  • Build or implement using tools and frameworks

  • Responsibility for design, implementation and support of databases need to support your projects.

  • Daily maintenance of source repositories and builds

  • Continuous innovation and learning. Build continuous improvement and integration into your tools and processes

  • Maintain disaster recovery plans and test them on a continual basis to ensure the minimum downtime.


  • Has the ability to independently troubleshoot complex systems and environments including applications, networking components and develop scripts, applications and processes to improve system stability.

  • Work with a variety of teams to design systems, develop and maintain scripts, websites and automation for use by the Operations Organization.

  • Leverage existing applications, tools and device REST APIs to automate tasks and workflows.

  • Proactively manages the configuration of the supported systems and make changes/additions in real-time based on requests from Operations leadership.

  • Coordinate with other technical staff to implement changes to the application and systems

  • Document processes, procedures, configurations, and deployment plans.

  • Setup, configure and maintain monitoring tools

What we’re looking for...


  • Strong programming skills in multiple languages, including Java, .NET, Python, Perl, C (3 of). Experience of other languages suitable for rapid prototyping and functional development

  • 7+ year experience with developing applications and scripts

  • Experience designing and supporting relational databases (e.g. MS SQL, My SQL)

  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies (e.g. Docker Engine, Mesos, Swarm, CNI/CNM models, Docker Registry, OpenStack, SDN integration, and virtualization)

  • Extensive experience of DevOps automation toolsets and their usage (e.g. Ansible, Docker Compose, Chef, Puppet), Preferably with Anisble

  • Extensive experience with modern DevOps and SDN tools sets like Quagga, Anycast, Vault, RexRay, Gitlab and Maas

  • Experience working with SRE concepts and principles.

  • Experience of developing software for different deployment environments including virtualized workloads and containers

Functional Accountability

Responsible for supervision of a team and/or for specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes; creates practices that aid in the successful completion of projects within a product or functional area; typically reports to Manager (Band 6).

Individual Contributor Role

Uses professional concepts and company policies & procedures to solve a wide range of complex problems in creative and practical ways; makes recommendations that aid in the successful completion of initiatives within a functional area. Typically involved in one large and/or complex project at a time; develops schedules to ensure timely completion of the project; identifies appropriate resources needed.

Decision Making Authority

Receives general guidance for the accomplishment of short to medium term goals and operating objectives. Plans and executes own work. Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment.

Work Complexity

Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems. Analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods & techniques for obtaining solutions.

Knowledge and Skills

Requires a range of skills within a professional discipline including familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Generally, requires minimum of 7 year’s experience in same or related discipline

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, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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