When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

We are honored that you are considering Visible as your next place of employment. Visible is the first all-digital wireless carrier in the U.S. Named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies in the world, Visible offers unlimited messages, minutes, and data, on Verizon’s Network. Visible is designed to fundamentally change the way millions of consumers sign up for and manage their phone service. Although headquartered in Denver, we have a permanent Work from Home Structure, and our team members work remotely.
Visible Engineering is building a next generation cloud mobile network platform, pushing the boundaries of the traditional mobile carrier. We're looking for innovative engineers who are passionate about writing code and unafraid of solving big problems. This Lead Java Engineer role on our Member Experience engineering team, will contribute to the design and development of the platform and services that keep our members happy. You will bring creative ideas and energy to the team, take calculated risks with a bias to action, and challenge our thinking with an action-forward team mentality.

  • Hands on software contribution - Identify when and how best to carve out platform functionality from a monolith into microservices, while balancing the ongoing needs of the business.
  • Technical guidance and mentoring - Advocate for best in class developer experience in tooling, engineering processes and code patterns.
  • Learn from and mentor others and participate in code reviews to continually raise the bar in our collaboration and our technical solutions.
  • Uplift platform quality - Strike the right balance between quality and speed, making responsible technical and functional tradeoffs to delivery on our goals; incorporating technical debt and platform maintenance as a cornerstone of our engineering focus alongside feature development.
  • Stakeholder management - Working across a complex ecosystem of technical and business partners to bring our strategic vision to reality, over and over again; communicating effectively when surprises come up and helping the team to work through dependencies and blockers.
  • Flex your Java or Golang expertise to bring new and existing core functionality into our service oriented architecture.
  • Apply your Devops inclination to configure and deploy containerized services to our Kubernetes environments through automated Gitlab pipelines.
  • Design and develop clean, scalable interfaces for client/server integration exposed through RESTful or GraphQL APIs, and service to service integration via gRPC.
  • Exercise mastery of the architectural principles of web platforms including SaaS, multi-tenancy, multi-tiered infrastructure and application servers.
  • Lead enterprise application integration, including SOA, ESB, EAI, ETL environments and an understanding of integration considerations such as process orchestration, customer data integration and master data management.
  • Leverage knowledge of the security processes, standards & issues involved in multi-tier, multi-tenant web applications.
  • Maintain and enhance monolith functionality in the Vlocity platform, implementing Salesforce’s Sales, Service and/or Marketing cloud solutions and Visualforce, Lightning, and Apex.
  • Tight collaboration with our global delivery teams.

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.
  • Experience in Java/Spring Boot, or similar language in a microservices environment.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A Master Degree in computer science or related field.
  • Extensive software application development experience.
  • Experience shipping systems on Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Salesforce and the Vlocity platform.
  • Experience with Apigee as an API proxy.
  • Experience on an infrastructure or platform team.
  • Familiarity with modern observability tools (e.g. Splunk, New Relic, Datadog).
  • Understanding of frontend web and mobile application architectures and frameworks.
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment, shipping code regularly.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.