Verizon Core Applications Support Engineer IV in Westlake, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

The Core Applications Support Engineer IV is responsible for on-boarding and operational support of applications within the VCP (Verizon Cloud Platform). This position will be responsible for the Ribbon (Genband/Sonus)/OracleSBC platforms and integrating all global network elements.

  • Developing scripts and programs to leverage automation to eliminate manual processes and provide near real-time visibility into system health and performance.

  • Identifying deficiencies and quickly develop a solution in a DevOps manner to help improve the reliability and add operational efficiencies in the VoIP network.

  • Embracing agile methodologies and showing an aptitude for being able to adapt.

  • Leading the effort to transform the way we do operations by promoting a DevOps mindset.

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

  • Designing of framework for Software Automation of test cases using Python or equivalent scripting language.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • OpenStack certification.

  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Python, Shell, Ruby).

  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet).

  • Experience with Linux systems in an enterprise production environment.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 7+ years of experience in telecommunications.

  • Experience with API Development work.

  • Ribbon/Oracle application software and hardware.

  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking, load balancing, firewalls, HTTP, SSL, DNS, DHCP.

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

  • Ability to lead and drive projects to completion.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

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.

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