What you’ll be doing...

The advent of a seminal shift in cloud computing architecture, the move to 5G and the continued rise of a service-oriented network architecture present a unique opportunity for Verizon to define the next generation of technology infrastructure and ecosystems. This transformation provides those who work here the opportunity to shape technology for the next 10 years. We are as excited about our unique ability to develop next generation platforms, influence technology standards, forge durable business partnerships, and define the playing field for the next wave of technology innovation as those who built the tech highways in prior eras.

The Manager of Strategy focused on cloud architecture will play a leadership role in guiding Verizon’s approach to this opportunity via management of internal processes that define the financial and business impact of technical and product choices made for key platforms and offerings in the cloud arena. S/he will drive action by managing relationships with internal cloud engineering, network engineering, and product teams, as well as with relevant external entities, while producing original content for senior leadership and diving deep into technical architectures and financial models.

In this role, you will

  • Drive and lead analysis for new business opportunities by leveraging the Verizon Strategy process – problem solving around critical business issues, creating valuation models to assess different options, and utilizing data science tools to support analysis and new solutions.
  • Advise on the development of cloud infrastructure and higher-layer software business models and product roadmaps that best realize financial value for Verizon and customers.
  • Assess early-stage product models to understand where the points of leverage might lie for financial value in the near and medium terms.
  • Communicate the differing business challenges and opportunities associated with a variety of cloud and compute environments.
  • Recognize where technical roadmaps can achieve both compute latency and network latency savings based on experience building and/or architecting enterprise-ready software at scale.
  • Partner to drive execution – working alongside leaders to drive execution, facilitating governance and communication processes for select projects.

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...

  • Six or more years of relevant experience including twoor more years as a software engineer for a SaaS or PaaS/IaaS company utilizing a variety of cloud platforms and the services contained within such offerings.
  • Experience in programming languages (Node JS, Python, and C for instance) on top of a strong foundation in object-oriented programming, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Experience with financial modeling and business case assessments.
  • Bias for action, intellectual curiosity, and passion for the mission.
  • Ability to translate complex ideas and express them in concise, simple to understand ways.
  • Product management experience at a SaaS or PaaS/IaaS company.
  • Ability to pull together information from a wide variety of sources quickly; familiarity working with structured, unstructured, and raw data to drive analysis.
  • Ability in working up and across the organization – working with senior staff members in line and staff organizations.
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations to all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to drive cross-functional teams to meet business objectives and influence co-workers while fostering strong working relationships.
  • Knowledge with serverless, functions-as-a-service (FaaS), Kubernetes, a variety of container deployments, virtual machines, and other computer architectures.
  • Experience handling extremely confidential information appropriately.

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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