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Senior Unix Server Platform Engineer more...
Location:Dallas, TX
First posted:May 25, 2017 (last updated 2 weeks 3 days ago)

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon has announced plans to sellits customer facing, Enterprise Cloud Managed Hosting service offerings to IBM. This position is included as part of the planned sale.

Implementation Engineer is responsible for implementing Verizon managed hosting solution. This includes consulting with new/existing customers on design requirements; configuration of Solaris/REDHAT/CentOS operating systems; scripting/execution of changes; configuration of management tools, and installation of 3rd party products required to meet the customer’s contract. This position may be required to obtain NACI high clearance


  • Gather/document requirements from customer for new server (physical and Virtual) deployments.
  • Execute builds using the design and Visio created.
  • Installation and configuration of standard/custom CI’s.
  • Remediating faults.
  • Finalizing logical diagram and publishing to SharePoint
  • Be available for support

Required Hands On Experience, Skills & Experience – Must Have

  • Minimum of 5 years of IT industry hands on experience
  • 5-10 years’ experience with UNIX operating systems using one or more of the operating systems below:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux on all platforms (UCS, VMWare, Standalone servers)
    • Solaris 9 or 10 on SPARC and X86
  • 3 year experience with scripting tasks –using Bash and Pearl.
  • 5 years working experience with enterprise server platforms- Preferably HP Proliant (HP Server Devices), IBM, Dell & Sun.
  • 5 years of experience in support of and administration with any of the following:
    • Apache
    • TomCat
    • JBOSS
    • MYSQL
    • Weblogic
    • Oracle and Oracle RAC
  • 2 years working knowledge of Virtualization- using VMWare 5.1/5.5, ESX, Cisco UCS..
  • Hands on experience with configuring Linux & Unix servers to support Oracle and MySQL clustered databases and for failover
  • 3 year Hands On Experience of Linux clustering
  • Hands On Experience of Perl, Puppet, Python, Bash, Ruby, Chef and general web services
  • Exposure to Monitoring tools – Site scope, NetIQ, Solar winds.

What we’re looking for...

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Academic: BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the technology sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands on experience with RedHat, Solaris, AIX, Unbuntu, Debian, and SuSE
  • Experience with Network Design.
  • Hands on experience with SAN & NAS storage a strong plus
  • Database understanding a plus

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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