What you’ll be doing...

You’ll join the Verizon Cloud Services Platform and Engineering team where you will play a critical role in influencing the company’s strategic direction in selecting information technology architecture and techniques to design and implement complex solutions to meet the business needs. You will provide leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks related to the development of seamless customer-centric solutions, especially for accelerating and supporting cloud migrations, leveraging advanced customer interaction mechanisms such as chatbot, natural language processing, and API-based integration with core cloud systems.

As an experienced hands-on architect, you will make intuitive high-level decisions to improve the business experience. You will see the “big picture” and create architectural approaches for software design and implementation. You will be responsible for the technical direction of projects, software structure, frameworks, and algorithms. Also, you will be empowered to drive innovation by coming up with new and exciting ideas to creatively solve issues.

The initial focus will involve architecture design over search engine optimization, tagging taxonomy, tools and APIs that drive customers to knowledge faster.

  • Communicate successfully all architectural concepts and guidelines to the business.
  • Oversee the progress of the product team to ensure alignment with the initial design.
  • Manage/improve tools by maintaining and upgrading tools, and establishing automation, including integrating CM tools with other development technology.
  • Own the ongoing design, implementation, and management of internal search tools backed by IBM Watson.
  • Build, upgrade, and maintain the performance of the API layer between tools.
  • Document and create playbooks for administrative/support actions to be used by Production Support.
  • Develop/grow a team of engineers to create automation to manage the platform and own platform operations.
  • Collaborate with external teams within the company to solve complex problems.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Ten or more years of relevant experience.
  • Five or more years of experience with multi-Platform/Product/Technologies such as .NET/Java, Microservices/REST Services, SQL/No-SQL.
  • Two or more years of cloud architecture experience.
  • Experience working with API layer, Chatbot and NLP.
  • AWS Certified Architect, preferably Professional.
  • CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Strong agile & Scrum skills with accountability for end to end delivery.
  • Python/Java/Database expert level skills.
  • Experience with DevOps container/orchestration tools like Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, etc.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux based systems, and experience troubleshooting applications running on these systems.
  • Experience working in a team environment using agile sprint methodologies and tools including Jira, Git.
  • Ability to innovate new solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in areas such as facilitation and negotiation with the ability to work with internal and external customers.

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.

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