Verizon Test Automation Engineer in Irving, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Network Maintenance Engineering Team, focused on automating test suites for iEN (intelligent edge network) Core lab, that drives the success of Verizon’s Networks and Platforms. You will be innovating and collaborating with cross-functional teams including partners in Planning, Operations, Performance, and Engineering. The role will be responsible for developing automation (DevOps) solutions that require ingenuity with an emphasis on continuous operational improvement and efficiency of the existing tool chain.

  • Responsible for design, build, test and deployment of services and APIs that will be integral to the ME DevOps tool chain based automation.

  • Embrace agile methodologies and show an aptitude for being adaptable.

  • Automate backend and frontend test scripts in Python or equivalent scripting language.

  • Design of framework for software automation of test cases using Python or equivalent scripting language.

  • Develop scripts and programs to leverage automation to eliminate manual 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.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related degree.

  • Strong experience with API development work.

  • Experience with Linux operating system and system administration.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly analyze situations, identify problems, and provide solutions.

  • Proven ability to lead and drive projects to completion and handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills including capability to communicate complex information effectively.

  • Networking experience.

  • Experience with Automation using tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop programs using REST API.

  • Experience with CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery) tools such as Jenkins.

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl, Shell, Ruby) and API experience.

  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocols (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.

  • Certification in OpenStack, CloudStack, or similar.

  • Hands-on Experience with multiple Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, Northstar).

  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Models (Openconfig Yang Models, IETF Yang Models).

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

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