What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success.  We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work.  As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

We are seeking an experienced Mobile Solutions Architect to facilitate the architectural design and delivery of the native mobile apps for our Fleet Management product Reveal. This role is based in Dublin and the successful candidate will be colocated with our engineering squads to whom s/he will provide architectural guidance and hands on assistance where required. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in designing and building complex, large-scale mobile products. 

Reporting directly to the Engineering Leader for the Reveal product, this role is part of our expanding R&D team that is focussed on increased speed to market and significant scale. The Mobile Solutions Architect will work directly with and alongside cross functional teams in solving design problems as well as implementing best practices. A deep understanding of mobile architecture patterns, iOS and Android is essential. Experience with technologies such as .NET, Javascript, etc is advantageous. 

Responsibilities:

    • Leading technology projects through the full SDLC
    • Develop and maintain solution architecture models
    • Work with delivery teams in the design and implementation of core components
    • Drive the development of future state architecture
    • Develop strategic plans for application decomposition
    • Participate in the building of high performing teams through mentoring, coaching and developing internal talent and recruiting industry top talent
    • Be an innovation champion and evangelist
    • Work with key stakeholders and the product team to understand future requirements and provide solution level technical designs
    • Lead architecture and technical designs reviews.
  • Work closely with the Enterprise Architects in carrying out the overall vision for our product architecture

      • Smaller, decoupled components
      • Removal of bottlenecks for scalable architecture
      • Automated CI/CD practices
      • Best in class engineering practices
    • Work with third parties to integrate systems or components in the company’s products
    • Development of Proof of Concept’s as part of future solution assessments.
    • Write code for features that utilise new or unfamiliar technologies, coding practices or languages 
    • Analyse code coverage and other metrics to identify potential areas for improvement and/or refactoring.
    • Educate developers on topics ranging from basic principles like decoupling, interface segregation, writing clean code, etc
    • Take a leading role in defining coding standards and code reviews to ensure a higher quality product
    • Provide recommendations and assist in determining which projects to prioritise and make the trade-off between technical debt and new functionality. 

What we’re looking for...

Requirements:

    • 5+ years in app development roles with a minimum of 1 year in an architecture level role
    • Excellent experience with Swift, Objective-C and Java
    • Experience with Kotlin an advantage
    • Experience with common patterns in distributed systems (REST, SOA, DDD)
    • Experience in measuring and improving performance of production systems.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
    • Knowledge and experience of modern software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban/Lean/XP)
    • Experience in highly scalable, highly available platforms.
    • Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Automation.
    • Proven experience in scaling applications to large user base
    • Excellent, proven written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Excellent, collaboration, influence and leadership skills required.

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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.