What you’ll be doing...

As the Sr. Solutions Architect, person will lead the ecommerce/web development, cloud-based integration, API development/management, and application teams as part of the software delivery engine. Person will be helping Visible Engineering team operate in an agile-based Software Delivery Methodology. The person will be responsible for Leading and providing oversight and enablement of team-based delivery of Engineering software projects, enhancements, and ongoing software support. This role will be responsible for developing and enabling teams of business system analyst, solution architects, technical architects, and developers to successfully deliver business capabilities through agile scrum methodology. Visible works on heavily outsourced model. This person would define the architectural direction and solutions for Visible and would be extensively engaged with vendor partners to ensure they following his/her lead and implement solutions based on the framework laid down by him/her.

The person will be responsible for providing oversight and enablement of team-based delivery of Engineering software projects, enhancements, and ongoing software support. This role will be responsible for developing and enabling teams of business system analyst, solution architects, technical architects, and developers to successfully deliver business capabilities through agile scrum methodology. You will also work with other resource managers and Engineering Portfolio and Project Managers to establish and manage ongoing standard processes, resource/capacity planning, and project sequence forecasts.

The person at this position will bring experience working with platforms and technologies critical to support Visible's business capabilities and have both a vision for and experience with working with latest cloud based software technology stack to optimize Architecture. He or she will also focus on building and supporting high-performing teams, and developing and measuring his or her function against continuous improvement metrics.

Responsibilities:

  • Staff teams (employees/vendors) with needed skills to deliver highest priority work

  • Coach and mentor team members to develop skills and enable them to remove impediments

  • Assess project roadmaps and drive short and long term actions to address skills and capacity planning

  • Participate in establishing sourcing from 3rd party vendors to create capacity flexibility and scalability

  • Collaborate and participate with Delivery colleagues to establish coding, testing, and documentation standards and ensure teams are adopting and adhering to defined practices

  • Identify and propose specific strategies, initiatives and remedies necessary to align technology infrastructure with Visible's objectives.

  • Support development of business drivers, business case and high level program implementation plan.

  • Translate business issues/opportunities into technical solution/business requirements.

  • Develop a conceptual solution architecture using a combination of Visible's standard products and selected third party suppliers to produce an end to end Client solution.

  • Handle Application Development in Java, Spring, Micro Service and API Development.

  • Support Web Development in React and AngularJS with extensive work in Vlocity/Salesforce. The eCommerce framework/Orchestration would be in SalesForce.

  • Define the micro-services based on functional and scalability requirements while taking the industry standard pattern based approach to achieve the best performance, fault tolerance, redundancy and scalability.

  • Lead the ecommerce/web development with cloud-based integration, API development/management, and application teams as part of the software delivery engine.

  • Person should have expert lvl working knowledge of AWS or GCP (Google Cloud Platform) so that he can guide operations team.

  • Help Visible Engineering team operate in an agile-based Software Delivery Methodology.

  • Person would be responsible for ensure application follows Devops principles and the CI/CD pipeline is established utilizing git, Jenkins, Splunk, Docket, Kubernetes

  • Lead strategic architectural planning to achieve goals by prioritizing initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future state architectures.

  • Act as a Thought Leader for the business goals

What we’re looking for...

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience managing software development teams, with specific experience in ecommerce platforms, system integrations, API development, and managing solutions in a global IT/Engineering organization.

  • Solid technical understanding of ecommerce platforms and system integrations

  • Expertise in designing REST API/Web Services in Java

  • Experience in NoSQL technologies

  • DevOps implementation experience and expertise across multiple cloud infrastructures (AWS + GPC are a plus), as well as knowledge of SalesForce/Vlocity

  • Proven track record recruiting and developing talent to meet the changing needs businesses

  • Experience managing software development team in an agile development environment, specifically scrum and waterfall.

  • Demonstrated experience in driving change adoption and continuous improvement

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Leading a global team with distributed team members across multiple continents and time zones.

  • Full understanding of software lifecycle management.

  • Strong facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills as well as emotional maturity.

  • Experience partnering with vendors and consultants on both a project and ongoing basis.

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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