What you’ll be doing...

If you are curious about new technology and the possibilities it creates, then this role may be perfect for you. As part of the Information Technology team, you will work on new technologies, find ways to meet our customers’ needs and make it easy for them to do business with us on digital channels. You will use your expertise to solve complex problems and find unique solutions. The work you’ll do every single day will improve the way people live, work and play.

The VES Digital team is looking for a Lead Cloud Engineer to lead and mentor the engineers that build, test and support MicroServices on Cloud Native Tech Stack. The position be responsible for driving and delivering technology expertise in Infrastructure domains, including data centers, networks, storage, servers and service monitoring and end user public cloud platforms (AWS, Oracle) computing to realize ground-breaking technology solutions for our VES internet and API Systems and build the Wisegate Platform and MicroServices on Cloud Native Tech Stack. You will be responsible for delivering and managing web, mobile and chatbot/RPA platforms.

  • Build, lead, and mentor a world-class engineering team that delivers customer value through rapid iterations.
  • Provide thought leadership and establish a technical strategy and roadmap for the team and its products.
  • Set clear, measurable quality goals for the organization in a data-driven way.
  • Foster a culture of continuous engineering and process improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics.
  • Own the technical design, development and operational effectiveness of innovative applications that meet current and future business needs in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.
  • Ensure adherence to software development lifecycle and architecture best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional (product management, architecture, QA, IT Ops) teams to define strategies, scope of products and services throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Contribute to a culture of modern software development methodologies and architectural excellence.

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.
  • Software engineering experience on enterprise systems, and microservices platforms.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, and/or an MBA.
  • Knowledge of all infrastructure domains including public cloud platforms, data centers, networks, storage, servers, service monitoring and end user computing.
  • Architecture experience.
  • Experience leading an onshore/offshore engineering team.
  • Experience with leading cloud platforms across IAAS (infrastructure-as-a-service).
  • Software engineering experience within a large scale, highly available, cloud-based environment (AWS preferred).
  • Experience with AWS technologies and / or developing using automated deployment and continuous integration tools (ex. Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, and Docker).
  • Experience with Kubernetes and microservices.
  • Strong Infrastructure architecture experience including capacity planning, environment strategy and hosting requirements.
  • Experience with the Agile/Scrum SDLC processes through the entire SDLC: software design, coding, unit test, integration test, build and release.
  • Experience designing and building various APIs (REST, JSON-RPC, GRPC, GraphQL, etc.).
  • Experience with an OO language Java, Node is a plus.
  • Experience with SQL databases including SQL Server and stored procedures.
  • Experience in monitoring and logging tools such as ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to navigate complex systems with ease.

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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