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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: Verizon
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: March 29, 2024

Job Description:

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...
You will contribute towards creating, operating and supporting Cloud and DevOps Platform based Products/Services for mission and business-critical applications within Verizon. Under the mentorship of PO & PMs, you will work as a lead team member on various products.


  • Provisioning, deploying and configuring AWS application as per solution architecture using CI/CD automation.
  • Mentoring junior developers and supporting them to perform their job activities.
  • Providing inputs to AWS solution architecture and driving the implementation of it with the team.
  • Creating automation to manage and monitor AWS environments for cost overruns, security vulnerabilities and governance requirements.
  • Troubleshooting production issues and providing automated fixes, where possible, to reduce manual burden.
  • Creating and managing centralized logging and monitoring infrastructure on AWS.

    What we're looking for...
    You are curious about new technologies and the possibilities they create. You are driven and motivated to thrive in a dynamic work environment with different stakeholders/architects/business clients across large enterprise systems. You are great at analyzing business requirements and translating them into system requirements using the lens of the customer experience. You are excellent at working in teams and can use your interpersonal skills to get your point across.
    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 in Linux, Python and Ansible.
    • Experience designing and collaborating with senior design/architects.
    • Four or more years of experience with AWS - provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments.
    • Monitoring and auditing systems experience.
    • Experience working in agile/scrum environment.
    • Experience with IT DevOps tooling and CI/CD practices.
    • AWS certified SysOps Administrator Associate & Linux Admin certification.

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

      • Experience in a high-performance, high-availability environment development.
      • Ability to troubleshoot production problems, identify RCA and automate fixes.
      • Three or more years of experience managing DevOps products like, Gitlab, Jira, Jenkins, Artifactory etc.
      • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
      • Technology & Cloud certification.
      • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional certification.
      • Kubernetes cluster management experience (installing, configuring, securing, upgrading, scaling, managing, monitoring).
      • Operational knowledge of AWS EKS, ECS, Fargate and Lambda services.
      • Solid experience with SRE Practices.
      • Two or more years of experience as a linux administrator in a systems operations role.

        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.
        Why Verizon?
        Verizon is committed to maintaining a Total Rewards package which is competitive, valued by our employees, and differentiates us as an Employer of Choice.

        • We are a 'pay for performance' company and your contribution is rewarded through competitive salaries, performance-based incentives and an employee Stock Program. We create an opportunity for us all to share in the success of Verizon and the value we help to create through this broad-based discretionary equity award program.
        • Your benefits are market competitive and delivered by some of the best providers.
        • You are provided with a full spectrum of health and wellbeing resources, including a first in-class Employee Assistance Program, to empower you to make positive health decisions.
        • We offer generous paid time off benefits to help you manage your work life balance and opportunities for flexible working arrangements*.
        • Verizon provides training and development for all levels, to help you enhance your skills and develop your career, from funding towards education assistance, award-winning training, online development tools and access to industry research.
        • You will be able to take part in volunteering opportunities as part of our environmental, community and sustainability commitment.

          Your benefits package will vary depending on the country in which you work.
          *subject to business approval
          Where you'll be working
          In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).
          Scheduled Weekly Hours
          40
          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.

Keywords: Verizon, Sterling , Senior DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Ashburn, Virginia

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