What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Solution Architect to join the Data Products team in our Florence office. The successful candidate will join an expanding R&D team, focused on significant platform growth and architectural evolution, working directly with cross functional development teams in design problems, development best practices and standards compliance. He / she will collaborate to the in-house development and deployment of strategic data products and innovative solutions for our fleet intelligence software. A strong technical background is expected, and successful applicants will also exhibit good communication skills.


  • Oversee technology projects throughout the full software development life cycle.
  • Develop and maintain solution architecture models.
  • Design Big Data architectures within the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Work with development teams in the implementation of core components and the delivery of code.
  • Help drive the development of future state architecture and the strategic plan for applications development.
  • Work with key stakeholders such as the product team to understand future requirements and provide solution level technical design.
  • Work closely with the Enterprise Architects in carrying out the overall vision for our platform.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • Experience with the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud-based platforms/ AWS.
  • Experience with common patterns in distributed systems (REST, SOA, DDD) and microservices.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • Experience in application development roles with two or more years as a solution architect or technical lead.
  • Experience with productionalization of Machine Learning models and algorithms
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL DBMS.
  • Experience with RPC request/response, asynchronous communication and message based communication (RabbitMQ, nServiceBus).
  • Knowledge with test driven development, agile software development methodologies and tools to deploy and monitor algorithms in production environments
  • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills including resource management and project estimation.

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.