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Verizon Communications Inc

Openshift Engineer


Applications Engineer


Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

As an OpenShift DevOps Engineer - Maintain the security, stability and performance of the Openshift Container platforms in multiple datacenters servicing multiple GTS stakeholder organizations. This role requires utilizing correlated data sources with predictive analytics to ensure maximum operational uptime and adherence to SLOs and SLAs. Installing, configuring and managing OpenShift cluster and hosts. You will support the systems responsible for the Red Hat OpenShift container platform along with its associated infrastructure. You will handle requests for new or updated services and applications, integrates via GitOps design. Fixes and remediates incidents and problems within the OpenShift platform and the connected ecosystem. Additionally, this role will participate as part of a technical team responsible for the overall support and management of the OpenShift container domain. Participates on projects in which they are required to with multi-functional teams in pursuit of a common goal.

  • Installing, configuring, solving, and deploying OpenShift related infrastructure and cluster services in an enterprise environment to support container-based application virtualization.
  • Finding opportunities for improvement to system stability, capacity, security, performance, and drive implementation of approved solutions.
  • Partnering with Engineers, Administrators, Architects, Developers and Project Managers to plan and implement applications to support business requirements.
  • Implementing and supporting security best-practices to ensure a secured compute environment.
  • Tracking and reporting on system performance to ensure performance acceptable to meet expected business SLA's
  • Producing and maintaining system configuration documents and standards.
  • Providing 24/7 on-call coverage on a rotating basis.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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 working with Enterprise-level container-based systems (OpenShift, Docker, CRI-O, Kubernetes, etc.) including associated on-prem infrastructure with supporting dedicated to OpenShift Platform systems (OCP, OCS, HAProxy, etc.), servicemesh.
  • Experience supporting Microservice and Cloud-native applications in a CI/CD automated, multi-tenant application environment with multiple partners and use cases.
  • Experience with RedHat Linux RHEL 6/7/8, kubernetes observability / logging - Grafana, Prometheus. NewRelic, kafka, Splunk.
  • Experience in Shell scripting /Python/Ansible development.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • Experience with ACM, OPA, or Gatekeeper.
  • Experience with container vulnerability management - sysdig, twistlock or alternative.
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team with direct responsibilities.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and adapt to changes in project scope.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with teammates and internal clients.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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