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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship - DNS Senior Engineer Consultant - Network Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 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 around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 2-2024.

This position is a DNS Administrator position within the Global Network and Unified Communication organization. The position will have a direct impact on the entire Verizon GTS technical footprint, which encompasses over 100k Employees, 140K servers, 1,300 physical locations and 3 tier 1 Data Centers. The Enterprise Internal and External DNS infrastructure is deployed across 436 devices consisting of VMs, physical servers and vendor appliances. The DHCP infrastructure is a nationwide regional deployment of over 20 servers and appliances providing DHCP services for all internal laptops, desktops and any device requiring dynamically assigned IP addresses.


  • Support internal and external large enterprise DNS environments
  • Support internal DHCP environments providing IP addressing to internal systems
  • Complete DNS and DHCP changes during after hour change controls
  • Process DNS/DHCP requests that arrive in the DNS Portal work queue
    • Utilize IPAM system to process DNS requests that need manual support
    • Field DNS/DHCP questions that come into the work system and require prompt responses
    • Escalate complex requests to senior DNS/DHCP Administrator
  • Day-to-day Linux system support for DNS VM, servers, and appliances
  • Create DNS and other IP services automation and proactive monitoring
  • Create ad hoc reporting for any/all services supported
  • Work with network support groups, help desk, command center and end clients to troubleshoot issues
  • Participate in group calls, manage project calls

You'll need to have:

**Gov't Clearance Capable - Within the DNS work there will be the possibility to have to do work on IP addresses for GOV'T apps as well as other Gov't facing DNS resolutions.


• 3+ years of DNS Administration experience

• 2+ years of IPAM (IP Address Management)

• 1+ years of DHCP administration experience

• 2+ year experience with 9.x DNS version BIND

• 2+ years of Linux systems administration

• 2+ years of experience with command line scripting in Linux


• General working knowledge of DHCP and basic configuration

• 2+ years in deployment and support of an enterprise DHCP environment

Even better if you have:

  • 2+ year Python scripting experience
  • 1+ years GSLB (Global Services Load Balancing) experience
  • 1+ years of previous experience with network routers and switches
  • 1+ year MYSQL DB Experience


  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or comparable work experience
  • Desired DNS Administrator Certification

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.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjI2MDQ3LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif