What you’ll be doing...
Join Verizon as we continue to expand our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network quality through the creation and support of a robust CICD test infrastructure which runs in the Verizon labs to test all of these new advances.
You’ll be responsible for overseeing test development across a wide range of products as well as running "Proof of Concept" evaluations for new test technologies. You will oversee a number of Contractors and Resident Engineers establishing and communicating best practices within the test domains of Verizon. You will work with vendors to drive development efforts as well as work with various budget teams (developing capital and expense budgets) and ensuring execution according to approved financial plans.
Working closely with cross functional teams and collaborating on optimal solutions for current and future Verizon Test objectives.
Providing mentoring and direction to internal Verizon employees, as well as set direction for Contractors and Resident Engineers.
Detecting issues through testing in a proactive manner before they can impact the platforms and/or services.
Applying a working knowledge of an “Agile Mindset” and leverage your ability to adapt quickly to fluid environments.
Driving the team and vendors to adopt and migrate applications to our test infrastructure.
Distributing workload and development responsibilities to ensure timely completion without impact to existing services.
Managing capital and expense budgets to plan.
Driving technology, operational and cost innovation within the team and with broader stakeholders.
What we’re looking for...
You’re a technical expert with solid credentials and a remarkable ability to find, break down, and troubleshoot problems. You work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and you’re great at partnering with the groups you support. You constantly look for ways to make a great network design better, and you’re a natural mentor to junior engineers looking to develop their technical skills.
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
A Master’s degree.
Experience in development and testing.
Wireless telecom experience (3G/4G/5G).
Knowledge of cloud computing, virtualization technologies, and software defined networking.
Project management experience, with strong leadership skills and the ability to drive teams to consensus and projects to completion.
Experience working in an Agile framework utilizing Scrums.
Experience with Test tools - Perfecto, IXLoad, Landslide and Wireshark.
Experience with DevOps and CICD tools such as - JIRA, Confluence, Git, Artifactory, Bitbucket, Ansible, Jenkins, Jinja.
Programming experience with Python, Shell, Selenium and Robot Framework.
Experience working with JSON and / or YAML.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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