When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company and prides in servicing 99% of Fortune 500 companies and Government agencies for advanced networking and security solutions. Verizon’s Intelligent Networking Professional Services group is developing its capabilities in EMEA. Our Intelligent Networking technologies include Wi-Fi, Routing and Switching, Software Defined WAN (SDWAN), Datacentre networking, Network Access Control (NAC), Private 5G, MEC.

This team is currently hiring a Principal Cloud Architect who will work as a trusted advisor with our customers. You will handle most problems and issues independently and determine course of action for ambiguous issues.

As a Principal Cloud Architect you will :

  • Take on technical integration components of a project or a complex component of a project
  • Utilize specialized knowledge to complete non-routine tasks, and/or troubleshoots problems and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Architect, build and deploy complex, integrated solutions including:
    • Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
    • Microsoft Azure.
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS).
    • Small to Large Scale Cloud Migration.
    • Hybrid/Multi-Cloud Connectivity.
  • Work with both internal and external customers

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security etc.)
  • Experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution.
  • Cloud Certifications (Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Certifications.
  • Experience migrating workloads to the Public Cloud or managing workloads in the Public Cloud.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

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

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible and/or Terraform.
  • Experience with Kubernetes or OpenShift.
  • Experience with Rafay Kubernetes Operations Management Platform
  • Experience with MicroServices architecture.
  • Experience leading Cloud project delivery.

Diversity & Inclusion

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please note, in countries where there is a COVID-19 related government order or rule, Verizon is required to ensure that all employees accessing our workplace comply with these mandatory requirements. If you work in one of these locations, you will be required to provide us with your vaccination status prior to joining. If this, or any other COVID related requirement applies in your location, we will notify you about this before you start work.