What you’ll be doing...

Verizon IoT Systems team is responsible to lead IoT initiatives for Verizon in end markets that encompass both enterprise and consumer segments. These are large system initiatives to develop at scale and typically include sub systems that encompass Device development, Device management, Network Connectivity, Cloud Interfaces, Cloud Platform Development, Portals for customers, Production Deployment, Applications and Services for solutions, IT, etc.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is comfortable working in ambiguity and would provide leadership to bring clarity and direction to projects. This individual should be knowledgeable in a broad set of technologies and have strong insights in some areas of the system. This individual needs to be able to work cross functionally with Business, IT, Network, Security, Legal and Development teams to understand the needs, propose detailed architecture of the solutions, convert the needs into actionable requirements that the development and QA teams can implement and test for quality.

Specific responsibilities of this role include, but not limited to:

  • Develop detailed designs, documentation, and architecture for high available networked systems providing commercial IoT services to Verizon customers. Additional elements could include: Define and document the server physical or virtual CPU, memory, storage, operating systems, and database designs.
  • Provide direction to vendors. Work with internal Verizon groups to develop and complete design, sizing, and models to ensure platforms being sized and installed to meet performance and capacity requirements.
  • Provide support to the Product Development, IT and Network teams for new and existing products & services, and their integration into the Verizon IOT ecosystem with detailed requirements; call flows, etc. to support the scaling of the solutions.
  • Develop technology roadmaps for the IOT solutions, and work across teams to identify any gaps and address them to provide actionable backlog of requirements to the various teams
  • Explore new areas in the IOT space for Verizon. Specific activities include ideation, technical and/or business justifications for IOT solutions, proof of concept development working cross functionally with IT, Network, Commercial and other teams.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or four or more years of experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with internet of things communications protocols.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Knowledge with multiple software delivery lifecycle methods.
  • Awareness of web, databases, big data analytics, and operating systems.
  • Experience with implementation activities such as designing, prototyping, development, configuration, and testing.
  • Experience scoping, building, and presenting project plans. Software development and/or architecture experience.
  • Experience managing and communicating expectations to technical experts, customers, and managing the responses.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Protocols (such as HTTP, MQTT, COAP, etc.)
    • Web Service Technologies (such as SOAP, REST, WSDL, XML, etc.)
    • Program/Scripting Languages (such as Python, JavaScript, Ruby, etc.)
    • M2M Platform Services (such as Connectivity Management, Application Enablement, Device Management, etc.)
    • Authorization & Authentication Technologies (Oauth, etc.)


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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