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DevOps Engineer

Company: Verizon Media (former Oath)
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

Verizon Digital Media Services is a cutting edge work environment in need of talented engineers who love technology. As part of that culture we need individuals who help to support this effort from developers to customers. A sound devops engineer is paramount in this effort in helping to create tools and processes that solidify our commitment to quality and stability. Having a talented person in-tune with these requirements is necessary to push us forward and stretch our capabilities.

This person will be responsible for helping to determine best code practices as well as look to creating tools around needs of users of the system, whether those be developers working on the next big thing or customers in need of a best-of-industry experience. Code knowledge should include: bash, python, js, xml, html, and css as a starting point. They should also be intimately familiar with web service structures and methodologies.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Be an engineer and love to build new things -- innovative thinker and creative problem solver

  • Be on top of the latest technologies and massive scale DevOps & Agile methodologies

  • Actively participate in evolving design and architecture of our infrastructure automation and release tools and processes

  • Perform planning, configuration, deployment and maintenance work associated with our production environments, supporting tens of thousands of Linux servers globally

  • Help identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Software Infrastructure team; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation using established best practices

  • Evaluate new technologies and develop scalable infrastructure solutions

  • Must have the ability to build on the existing architecture where possible while making strategic decisions around when fundamental architectural changes are needed

  • Participate in on-call rotations

Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (https://www.verizonmedia.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

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 (https://www.verizon.com/about/careers/work-culture) page to learn more.

Currently work for Verizon Media? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Verizon Media (former Oath), Dallas , DevOps Engineer, Other , Dallas, Texas

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