What you’ll be doing...

The SeniorDevOps & Cloud Architect is a strategic, multi-disciplined technologist position with experience in DevOps, Cloud technologies, Security and Infrastructure/Application support providing assistance and direction to other teams. The individual will have experience working with multiple technologies and applications and be able to coach and mentor junior team members. This resource must have good coding skills and would be primarily focused on automating Infrastructure tasks and work closely with delivery and business partners to add automation for multiple applications within portfolio.


  • Responsible for managing medium to highly complex projects, architecting new systems, establishing infrastructure standards/processes and ensuring teams adhere to standards, maintain technical diagrams and documentation, Infrastructure/ Architecture design, Configuration and implementation, leading and guiding other team members and responsible for monitoring all production and non-production systems.
  • Responsible for high level architectural design, analysis, implementation and working closely with offshore resources to assign tasks, track progress, sort out any issues and coordinate between offshore and onshore parties.
  • Meet with customers and understand & define system requirements /issues and offer solutions that are architecturally sound without negatively impacting the existing architecture. Interact with the delivery teams to fully understand their needs and determine the proper implementation manner and restrictions that should be placed upon the teams.
  • Responsible for reviewing the internal standards, processes and procedures and keeping them up to date with the changing business/IT requirements and needs.
  • Involved in understanding the application than just supporting them so they can recommend better solutions to the teams that would result in a better architecture and would also result in better quality products to the business and customer.
  • Work with IT Security and manage application security scans/assessments, security testing, vulnerability remediation and perform code reviews to improve security, network and software architecture and improve security posture of portfolio by engaging with security teams in appropriate technical discussions, continuous enhancement of existing methodologies, processes and procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in System design, IT Architecture, application development, Security, Networking, Infrastructure operations and operational stability to transform the way the teams operate to ensure they deliver high-quality products.
  • Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot issues in order to provide outstanding support for customers; Determine root cause and implement permanent resolutions for more intricate issues.
  • Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within systems operations; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation using established best business practices and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation, automated application deployment, monitoring, logging, reporting and CI/CD technologies needs for the platform and ability to adopt industry best practices and build high-performance infrastructures that are self-healing, scalable & resilient.
  • Automate installation of applications, programs, and system components to minimize customer downtime.
  • Adopt Lean & Agile practices and use Kanban to manage day to day operational support and look for opportunities for continual improvements in infrastructure and processes.
  • Ensure that infrastructure, operations, and application security standards are enforced and ensure a scalable process and infrastructure is maintained with a focus on high availability of systems.
  • Adapts to changing and evolving business priorities by offering options and constructive ideas on how to achieve the goals and enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Manage 7 x 24 high availability of systems and proactively monitor systems and reduce system downtime, coordinating System maintenance activities and communicating to end customers of possible system down times. Troubleshoot complex development and production application problems and provides technical and production support on an on-call basis.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or four or more years of work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Six or more years of experience supporting multiple applications including vendor apps and applications built on open source
  • Experience working in AWS cloud with hands on experience using AWS Services(IAM, EC2, VPC, CloudFormation, Lambda, S3,RDS, Dynamodb, CloudWatch, AWS CLI,ELB, EBS, Autoscaling ). AWS certification.
  • Experience with GitLab, Stash, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Zabbix, Artifactory, Selenium, Chef, Docker, Rundeck, Ansible, Cloud Foundry

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience with middleware technologies - BEA Tuxedo, Weblogic, SOA, TomCat, Apache, Nginx, JBoss.
  • Database technologies - Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, Postgres and writing stored procedures, functions and triggers using SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Knowledge of one of the scripting tools - Python, pHp, Perl, Ruby, Shell scripting, Powershell scripting or Scala.
  • Log aggregation tools (ELK, Splunk, Datadog).
  • APM instrumentation( Wily ,Dynatrace, AppDynamics).
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Network, WAN and VLAN management and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, Windows.
  • Teamwork & collaboration skills to work across organizations and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Communication & stakeholder management skills.
  • Problem solving skills to develop quick yet sound solutions to resolve complex issues.
  • Experience with Infor, Cognos & Peoplesoft.
  • Experience with security architecture, network and application security ,application security scans, vulnerability remediation and security best practices.
  • Technical depth in LAMP stack, Node.js, Scala/Java, iOS, Android OS, Windows Mobile and web services.
  • Experience with all phases of Software Development Lifecycle, including system analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation and agile development.
  • Knowledge of Web/Networking technologies, Storage concepts, monitoring frameworks, and integration of different applications using web technologies.

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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