What you’ll be doing...

As our System Architect, you will be a hands-on engineering leader with deep software architecture and programming skills, and DevOps/SDLC platform and tooling experience. In this role, you will work closely with teams to transform the way they work, leveraging Agile, DevOps, and Cloud principles and practices by providing deep technical guidance. The role will be responsible for driving and accelerating learning by using immersive learning tools to improve operational efficiencies.

  • Drive strategy, patterns, (and working code) for how we apply Cloud native development & test automation practices across Verizon.
  • Drive innovation by assessing, piloting, building DevOps/Cloud tooling and services to improve overall developer experience and productivity.
  • Be a subject matter expert in the DevOps space and has a strong understanding of the roadmap, trends and industry practices.
  • Identify the need for new security technology solutions; designs, review and collaborate on the deployment of new solutions.
  • Specialize in the Middle Layer for developing highly scalable, reliable, secure and high performance solutions that enable development teams to move faster.
  • Specialize in DB design with deep understanding of Normalization forms and Migration activities.
  • Specialize in the Unix shell scripting with intent to do automation of backend processes, data loading, maintenance, performance monitoring, alerting mechanisms.
  • Reduce security threats with dependable & reliable security tools & software applications.
  • Develop systems and applications using complex algorithms to deliver business functions or architectural components.
  • Deep understanding of cloud platforms like AWS, Azure and Google Platforms.
  • Verify stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture.
  • Develop system engineering, software engineering, system integration, or distributed system architectures.
  • Collaborate with engineers or software developers to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components.
  • Identify system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs.
  • Communicate with staff or clients to understand specific system requirements.

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.
  • Four or more years of experience on Spring Boot and Microservice Architecture,, XML, JSON.
  • Two or more years of RESTful API development.
  • Scripting Proficiency in Shell, PL/SQL.
  • Relational Database modelling and Management including Oracle, MySQL, SQL, JDBC, NoSQL data stores like Cassandra, MongoDB or CouchDB.
  • Two or more years of experience in the Data Migration including but not limited to Extract, Transform and Load.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree and eight years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience on Java and deep understanding of design patterns.
  • Proven capability to implement alongside the other engineers being coached and developed.
  • Demonstrated ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation.
  • Evaluate how security impacts the design & development process of reliable networks.
  • Reduce security threats with dependable & reliable security tools & software applications.
  • Write scripts to develop programs that improve processing of access requests.
  • Resolve technical problems; provide quick yet sound solutions to resolve complex issues.
  • Define, document, and communicate system/software architecture standards.
  • Experience in building high-performance infrastructures that are scalable and resilient.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting/dashboarding, and continuous delivery technologies.
  • Keep abreast of emerging industry trends to continuously update Verizon’s operations and assess how competition differs from Verizon.
  • Experience with development using GitHub or Bitbucket.
  • Experience with any programming and scripting languages: bash, Ksh or Python.
  • Experience developing cloud-native applications that adhere to microservices and twelve-factor application principles.
  • Ability to explore/learn orchestration template technologies such as: AWS Cloud Formation.
  • Ability to explore/learn cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service platforms: AWS/Google Compute Engine/Azure/Soft Layer/OpenStack.
  • Understanding of automation practices throughout the development, build, and deployment phases of the application life-cycle.
  • Experience with logging and reporting solutions such as: Logstash, Elasticsearch, and Kibana (ELK).
  • Experience with test-driven development frameworks for application and infrastructure code.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive strong Testing practices (TDD/BDD, Test Automation, CI).
  • Experience with Container Orchestration with Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment technologies such as: Jenkins CI, and Artifactory.
  • Experience with any Streaming API like Apache Kafka, Apache Pulsar.
  • Experience with Development Frameworks like Spring and Akka Framework.
  • Strong proven ability to guide/lead teams and individuals toward beneficial outcomes.
  • Five or more years of application development experience.
  • Three or more years using Agile and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with Linux (Red Hat or Debian variants), Mac OS X, Windows.
  • Programming language proficiency (Python/Groovy).
  • Experience in Participating in the Development roadmap, business processes, and operational support.
  • Experience in Develop systems and applications using complex algorithms to deliver business functions or architectural components.
  • Analyze, Design, Develop and implement software solutions for Layer 1 (ETHERNET) , Layer 2(PPP, PPTP), Layer 3(IPv4/IPSec) Transport protocols and engineering build.

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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