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Verizon Windows System Administrator in Irving, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Business Markets (VBM) is a newly created strategic business unit within Operations, to serve the wireline communications and networking technology needs of U.S.-based small and medium businesses, as well as the state and local government bodies. The Digital organization within IT will be focused on enabling an eco-system that hones in on digitizing the customer experience through technology with a Cloud-first and Mobile-first tenet, backed by analytics to enable new products, directional product bundles, and third-party solution – all to enable new revenue streams.


  • Develop, document and maintain policies, processes and procedures.

  • Effectively plan and actively participate in meetings related to your areas of responsibility.

  • Provide technical consultation to individual contributors, and customers in areas of expertise.

  • AWS Infrastructure Support and Implementation

  • Jenkins jobs creation, maintenance, and support

  • Daily review of antivirus; antispam logs, file integrity monitoring logs, security logs, security patch management reports with follow-up on any systems

  • Weekly analysis of Network Intrusion Detection activity reports, local user account audit reports, local security group account membership audit reports, network shares audit report with follow-up on any unapproved or misconfigured shares

  • Administration of Vulnerability Management Program, scan target lists and groups, scan schedules andand tracking of actionable reported items for vulnerability remediation

  • Working support tickets with SDP/FARMS

  • Actively participate as Change Management liaison for department and adhere to all Change Management policies, process & procedures.

  • Actively monitor vendor updates for assigned systems and proactively keep all systems and related agents at current and supportable levels.

  • Perform administration and maintenance for assigned applications and services.

  • Ownership of management pod firewall access-control lists, standardization and optimization including review and approval authority for all proposed changes

  • Perform user administration and access management for assigned applications and services.

  • Administration of systems management accounts password compliance programs including:

  • Maintain internal communications on outages for assigned applications and services.

  • Manage vendor escalations for assigned applications and services.

  • Perform Root Cause Analysis; document and present post-mortems for outages on assigned applications and services.

  • Plan system upgrades by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.

  • Develop, implement and maintain disaster recovery strategies for assigned critical applications and services.

  • Thoroughly document and manage activity for all Incidents, Service Requests and Change Requests according to VZ policy

What we’re looking for...

You'll Need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of four or more years of experience

  • Excellenttechnical knowledge of most Microsoft and Red Hat Operating systems products.

  • Experience inLinux (RHEL), Windows Server, Scripting (PowerShell, python), IIS/Apache, Web/Application primary support role, AWS

Even Better if you have:

  • Troubleshooting skill sets would include: critical thinking, quick troubleshooting

  • Can deal with stressful/pressure situations while troubleshooting.

  • Know to communicate/work with multiple groups on a large scale to get tasks/issues/projects completed.

  • Be able to document clearly, as documentation would be needed on almost a daily basis (procedures/directions/etc).

  • Preferred BS Computer Science or related (not required)

  • Experience in Jenkins, Agile (Scrum), CICD, 24x7x365, .Net

  • Preferred, not required: (MCSA/MCSE, RHSA, AWS)

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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