IT Enterprise Hardware Design Engineer
Westlake , Texas
November 18, 2016


Network Support Systems (NSS) is responsible for providing enterprise network solutions for a suite of 120+ applications. As a member of the Architecture Engineering team, this individual is tasked with creating architecturally sound IT infrastructure hardware designs comprised of computer hardware, operating system, storage, database, and backup components.  The candidate will create technically viable, virtualization-centric, and cost effective designs to be installed and integrated in 9 datacenters.  Major duties include providing technical leadership and expert consultation to NSS Application, Operations, and Market/Territory teams. Candidate must be able to deliver hardware designs and solutions that meet the growing and evolving needs of the business through in-depth analysis of technical requirements and a comprehensive knowledge of IT industry standard methodologies and products.  

The candidate will effectively partner with Internal and External Customers, and with VZ OEM's and VAR's.  They will be expected to demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge gained through formal and informal training to generate design recommendations and strategies that improve the operability, availability, and performance of NSS Solutions.


Must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant experience.
  • Six or more years of hands-on IT experience in enterprise environments.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end hardware design for bare metal, virtual machine, and cloud solutions.
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems i.e. RHEL, Solaris, Windows.
  • Knowledge of Databases i.e. Oracle, SQL Server, Cassandra.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Networking.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded.  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, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

A little about us:
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

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