When you join Verizon Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here. What you'll be doing... Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP) is the directional virtualization infrastructure used to support mission-critical network functions like 4G/5G wireless apps, Webscale, and Visible. The VCP Engineering team is looking for a dynamic and collaborative individual who will aid in the evolution of the VCP. This team is responsible for engineering the current and future OpenStack infrastructures. The team ensures that the VNFs are placed efficiently to utilize OpenStack resources and work closely with the Maintenance Engineering, HQ Planning, and VNF application owners to accomplish this efficiency.You will take on various functions from applications to hardware to processes and policies.**This position can be located out of any US-based Verizon Hub location. **Serve as a solutions architect for all 4G/5G applications looking to utilize the VCP Edge platform.Maintain inventory and life cycle management of all VCP Edge hardware including vendor support agreements.Collaborate with Maintenance Engineering, HQ Planning, and Edge App Engineering teams in order to certify internal and external VNFs/applications for production readiness.Upkeep and communicate VCP Edge architecture documentation.Contribute to the planning, design, and deployment of VCP's current and future infrastructure and software.Responsible for communicating best practices and policies required to maintain high reliability and peak performance of VCP's infrastructure. What we're looking for... You'll need to have:Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.Sixor more years of relevant work experience.Knowledge/experience working with Openstack related network functions.Knowledge/experience working with Container related network functions (Kubernetes)Experiencewith 4G/5G concepts and technology. (Call flows, elements, functions, etc.)Knowledge/experience with transport and hardware technologies.Willingness to travel.Even better if you have:A degree.Five or more years of experience in the telecommunication industry.Strong leadership, problem-solving, and negotiation qualities.Robust written, verbal, and presentation skills.Ability to be detail-oriented and able to follow up through to completion on all assignments/projects/deadlines.Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrable history of collaborating with their peers across organizational boundaries to deliver results.Knowledge/experience working with Openstack related network functions.Knowledge/experience working with Container related network functions (Kubernetes)Experiencewith 4G/5G concepts and technology. (Call flows, elements, functions, etc.)Knowledge/experience with transport and hardware technologies. 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.