Responsibilities

The Web Services Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing a variety of web services that interact with elements in Verizon's Wireless data network.

• Lead team of skilled software developers in building scalable, secure web applications.
• Represent organization in cross functional teams.
• Work closely with the System Engineering and Product management teams to understand the feature requirements.
• Work with developers and management to estimate resource requirements.
• Mentor less experienced software developers.

Work Complexity and Impact to Business - The employee will need to design software to operate within the standards of Verizon’s network keeping in mind issues such as performance, latency, and high availability.

Example 1: Develop software modules to communicate with multiple sub-systems while maintaining transaction state.
Example 2: Work with external organizations to refine requirements and design/develop APIs to interface between the systems.

Decision Making Authority - The employee be able to make decisions regarding software design and architecture as well as build-vs-buy.

Example 1: Determine how to architect/design a new feature to integrate into the existing environment.
Example 2: Look at landscape of open source or commercial products to integrate into software design.

 

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

• MS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related area
• Relevant industry experience (15+ years)
• Passion for keeping up with web technologies and exposure to evolving technologies.
• Experience in developing scalable web interfaces and services.
• A solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO software design
• Expert knowledge in web back-end software development using Java architecture and latest tools.
• Experience with Spring and Hibernate
• Experience developing front-end user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
• Experience developing RESTful interfaces
• Experience in relational database design
• Experience with at least one software configuration management tool, Git preferred
• Unix/Linux OS

Desired Skills and Experience:

• Experience in deploying web services to the cloud using tools such as Puppet or Chef
• Experience in data networking or telecommunications
• Experience with Hadoop or NoSQL
• Working knowledge of API gateways

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.