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Verizon Communications, Inc. And All Subsidiaries Principal Engineer Of Network Engineering in Colorado Springs, Colorado

When you join VerizonVerizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology andcommunications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe.We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape abetter future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed oftechnology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we aremoving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.What you'll be doing...You will function as a Tenant Operations engineering lead in support of thecurrent Network in a Box project, supporting 17+ IMS Core/EPC 4G/5Gnetwork elements along with supporting new upcoming business initiatives thatinvolve new wholesale/MVNO subscriber database (SDM) backend andfrontend network elements. These subsystems include: Home Subscriber Server(HSS), Authentication Authorization and Accounting (AAA),Subscriber Database system (OneNDS), Shared Data Layer (SDL), andNetAct Element Management Systems. You have experience or knowledge inscripting and automation (e.g., Shell, Python, Ansible) and have aknack for using these abilities to increase efficiency within a productionenvironment. You'll bring experience in an Openstack or Webscaleenvironment, as well as experience with IMS call flow debugging and packetanalysis. The successful candidate will have experience deploying IMSapplications and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Linux and commondebuAnalyze network applications, alarms, and KPI's and develop code toincrease the visibility into issues before they surface. Work closely with theOperations team to provide efficient health checks, dashboards, andautomation tools to reduce meantime to repair.Interpretweekly network KPI trends and measurements while helping operationsaddress capacity and demand growth on the systems by defining and creatingmigration plans.Provide mentoring to other team members on networking, application design,engineering and automation while acting as the final escalation point tosupport production service issues in concert with application,operational, and triage teams.Leadperformance meetings with the vendor, planning and maintenanceengineering and creating detailed project plans, providing input to weeklystatus calls with teams across several organizations.Being the Openstack liaison on network and application design implementationsfor local redundancy and geographic diversity.Where you'll be working...This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work fromhome and assigned office days as set by the manager.What we're looking for...You're a technical expert with experience managing multiple medium to largeprojects at once. You know how to manage a project team, creating clarity,removing barriers, and using creativity to make decisions that impactprojects and staff members. Cross-functional work is ideal for you, givenyour collaborative nature and ability to work with a variety of stakeholdersacross the organization.You'll need to have:Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.Six or more years of relevant work experience.Experience with scripting and automation of tasks (e.g., bash, Ksh,Python, yaml, ansible).Cloud computing experience with virtual application deployment.Managing network security and vulnerability at the application level.Understanding of LTE, IMS, VoLTE call flows.Even better if you have one or more of the following:A degree or Master's degree in a technology relevant field.Certification in Linux, OpenStack, Database Admin, Cloud Security orother relevant technology.Knowledge of database technologies (e.g., Oracle, Couchbase, MySQL).Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, Netmask, DIAMETER, SIP, LDAP andload balancing.Knowledge of protocol analysis tools such as IrisView, NetScout,wireshark, tcpdump, ping, netstat.Experience working with a high-availability and disaster recovery solution.Strong knowledge of design principles of OpenStack architecture and hownetworking ope