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...

You’ll be leading multiple software engineering teams internally and externally to design and develop complex software architecture for our machine-to-machine Management Center platform. This single, scalable system enables our customers to access one of the largest globally integrated networks. Your work will help us to stay at the forefront of technology and positively impact the customer experience.

  • Working closely with external teams to define release content and ensure growth of the platform to meet competitive demands.
  • Leading and mentoring engineering web and application programming interface teams through software platform releases, ensuring products are on spec, architecturally sound, and delivered on time.
  • Supporting customers with major platform issues and coordinating triage efforts to solve them.
  • Documenting and maintaining architectural guidance to ensure performance and scalability of the platform.
  • Adhering to industry standards and best practices and understanding emerging technologies and trends to continuously improve the systems, application, infrastructure, and processes.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining project plans including change management plan, communication plan, customer acceptance plan, release management plan, and quality management/test plan.
  • Creating and maintaining project management reports including status reports, project overviews, risk reports, project roadmap, and project health report.
  • Developing the business case for new products, improvements to existing products.
  • Running beta and pilot programs during the qualify phase with almost final products and samples.
  • In Agile environments, regularly reviewing completed work and checks with early adopters or users to ensure that it meets the expectations.

What we’re looking for...

You get excited by the possibilities that technology creates and how it can improve the way we do business. Applying your analytical skills and expertise to solve complex problems is personally rewarding. With strong written and verbal communication abilities, you’re able to cut through technical jargon to describe complex concepts in a way everyone can understand. People know you for your strong leadership and the way you inspire teams to perform at their best. No stranger to working in a fast-paced environment, you convey a sense of urgency and handle multiple competing priorities with ease, never missing a deadline.

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 with .NET development including web design and architecture.
  • Knowledge of application programming interface design (SOAP, REST).

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

  • A degree.
  • Led a team.
  • Strong understanding of database architecture and programming.
  • Experience with service oriented architecture and messaging platforms.
  • Java development experience.

Additional qualifications:

  • Experience managing software projects, with demonstrated ability to develop and manage concurrent schedules and associated documentation.
  • Lead project teams using Agile methodology and scrum practices.
  • Solid understanding of Agile principles and processes including scrum and Kanban.