What you’ll be doing...

Responsible for technology assessment, technology evaluations and ultimately technology selection (i.e. micro-services technologies, cloud technologies, orchestration solutions, UI technologies and 3rd party products and packages such as content management platforms). Overlay technology selection onto Northstar reference architecture (L1 & L2). Scope of technology selection primarily focused on Verizon Consumer Group and Corporate Systems Group with the need to partner to align to Verizon Business Group whenever possible. Be a subject matter expert for common components such as logging, session management & caching and assist development teams build application that align to the Northstar reference architecture. Partner with other architects, application development teams and business teams as required.

Develop a reference implementation (sample working code) based on the Northstar reference architecture. Reference implementations should be usable as enablers that development teams can use to speed up development. Evolve the reference implementation with growing business capabilities.

Play a leading role in evolving the Northstar reference and technology architecture. Research exiting application footprint and recommend solutions to run application workloads on next generation architectures (i.e Service Mesh architectures). Think out of the box addressing technical issues through research providing solutions to app teams.

Conduct brown-bags and implement proof of concepts. Mentor and support development teams during implementations.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus six or more years of work experience OR
  • Eight or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A Masters degree
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle, including System Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing, Debugging and Documentation.
  • Hands on experience with Microservices and APIs.
  • Hands on experience with front-end JavaScript frameworks like Node.js, Bootstrap, React and/or Angular
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration platforms such as Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms specifically AWS
  • Knowledge of competing cloud platforms to AWS such as GCP and Azure
  • Experience with API Gateways such as Apigee
  • Experience with Cloud RDS databases such as Amazon Aurora or ProsgreSQL.
  • App Server experience with platforms such as Nginx, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere, WebLogic.
  • Ability to code complex problems in Java, C++ or equivalent languages and Mobile technologies (i.e. iOS & Android).
  • DB experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as Oracle, UDB, Cassandra & MongoDB
  • Teamwork & collaboration skills to work across organizations and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Communication & stakeholder management skills.
  • AWS Solutions Architect or Google Cloud Certification a plus.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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