University of Puerto Rico Cloud Engineer Entry Level Opportunity
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What you’ll be doing...
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This position is for a Cloud Solutions entry level role in the Verizon Global Network Technology organization. In this role you will be responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and upkeep of cloud computing solutions. You will work under supervision to support software development specifications with a thorough analysis and understanding of clients' needs and requirements. You will perform basic technical activities to help build scalable grid systems to handle a variety of frameworks in the cloud computing platform.
As a Cloud Engineer you will:
Provide support to clients, tracking the requirements of their computer needs and relaying the information back to developers.
Support the evaluation and development of cloud-based systems and platforms, tracking software specifications and new cloud environments.
Support the migrations of existing systems into new cloud-based environments, helping to decommission old systems while maintaining required services.
Perform basic tests to validate the functionality of the software components to support its certification into production.
Install, configure, and maintain the cloud-based systems.
You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.
In this hybrid full time position, you’ll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager. This hybrid role will be based out of Southlake, Texas.
If you are interested in other roles and locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings as well in order to be considered.
What we’re looking for…
You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to perform at your personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable, and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.
You’ll need to have:
Currently enrolled at University of Puerto Rico.
Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree majoring in Telecommunications, Information Technology, Engineering, Data Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science or related majors with a completion date of June 2024.
Coursework or demonstrated experience in Python, Java and C++.
Coursework or experience in Cloud Architecture Openstack, Openshift, Wind River, or Kubernetes.
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
Willingness to travel and work in Southlake, Texas.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Demonstrated strong written and communication skills.
Experience working with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
Experience in Cloud Architecture Cloud Computing (ex: Docker, Redhat, Openstack, Aws, Azure, GCP).
Experience in PERL and GoLang.
If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.
Where you’ll be working
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
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