What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking an experienced Solutions Architect to facilitate the architectural design and delivery of our Fleet Management product for Field Services. This role is based in Dublin and the successful candidate will be co-located 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 SaaS products. 

Reporting directly to the Engineering Leader for Field Services, this role is part of our expanding R&D team that is focussed on increased speed to market, significant scale and is currently transitioning the existing product to a micro-services based architecture. The Solutions Architect will work directly with and alongside cross functional teams in design problems, best practices and compliance. A deep understanding of architecture patterns, SaaS, micro-services, .NET and SQL Server is essential. Experience with technologies outside of the .NET stack such as NoSQL, Javascript, etc is advantageous, as is AWS experience. 

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 to micro services
    • 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
    • Provide recommendations and assist in determining which projects to prioritise and make the trade-off between technical debt and new functionality. 
    • Take a leading role in defining coding standards and code reviews to ensure a higher quality product
    • Educate developers on topics ranging from basic principles like decoupling, interface segregation, writing clean code, etc
    • Best in class engineering practice
    • Automated CI/CD practices
    • Smaller, decoupled components
    • Micro-services and event driven architecture
    • Removal of bottlenecks for scalable architecture
    • 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.

What we’re looking for...

Requirements:

    • 8+ years in application development roles with a minimum of 2 years as a solution architect 
    • Strong experience with common patterns in distributed systems (REST, SOA, DDD )
    • Strong experience with lower level design patterns for micro service based component architectures, such as CQRS
    • Strong Experience in the .NET framework (WCF, ASMX, MVC, Web API, Windows Services, WebForms etc.).
    • Experience with large scale SQL and NoSQL technologies. 
    • Experience of distributed caching and related open source tools.
    • Experience with RPC request/response, asynchronous communication, and message based communication (RabbitMQ, nServiceBus).
    • Experience in OO JavaScript and JSON with an emphasis on use of JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, jQuery UI, Angular) 
    • Experience in an AWS environment preferable
    • Experience delivering and owning micro services in a SaaS environment.
    • 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.