When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

As the technical lead for Verizon’s Data Catalog integration solutions, your goal is to help transform the way Verizon manages data. You will conduct technology research, understand internal stakeholder needs, and define product requirements for integrating and consolidating Verizon’s inventory of data. Finally, you will deliver successful new solutions for metadata management and integrate with existing solutions for data governance.
You will deliver global, integrated solutions that provide the foundation for a modern data governance platform for Verizon. The Verizon Data Catalog will enable more complete compliance with company policies as well as local, state, federal, and international laws. AI-Assisted classification will be used to scale to millions of data columns. In addition, the data catalog will enable secure, compliant, and trust-worthy analytics by data scientists and general analytical practitioners.

  • Deliver a clear strategic vision and technical road map for data products and data quality solutions to be used across Verizon.
  • Have multiple horizons as a Solution leader to succeed now, but also have the right approach to succeed tomorrow and in the future.
  • Perform an objective technical analysis of a potential integration solution for metadata and multiple data catalogs
  • Articulate what you learned from research to inform a technical decision on knowledge graphs and other advanced metadata management techniques
  • Map needs with target stakeholders inside AI&D and throughout Verizon to analyze solutions and actively pursue implementation.
  • Lead efforts for metadata orchestration at Verizon. Design the data catalog integration and metadata management solution to solve global data governance problems.
  • Illustrate data governance problems in a "story" that puts the problem in context. User stories are one component of requirements.
  • Manage proactive communications with relevant stakeholders from strategy through execution with VPs and working teams.
  • Identify competitive and alternative solutions in the market, assess their strengths and weaknesses, and develop a strategy for meeting Verizon’s goals for Data Governance.
  • Solve large scale technical and business problems related to data governance. Curate metadata for the telecommunications domain using the latest technologies (AI/ML, microservices, container-based big data applications)
  • Drive adoption of new technologies throughout Verizon for solving complex data governance problems for large scale enterprises.

Where you’ll work:
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...

An expert data governance technology professional who has demonstrated abilities to solve large scale technical and business problems related to data governance. Ideally you bring experience from the telecommunications domain using the latest technologies (AI/ML, microservices, container-based big data applications)
You are a technical visionary but you also know what makes business sense and how to get it done. A successful new data governance solution can literally redefine the course of a business and this knowledge inspires you. You motivate others to do their best work. When making decisions, you expertly balance the needs of all parties.
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 Data Governance and Metadata Management.
  • Experience with Apache Atlas.
  • Experience with Java, Spring Boot, JSON, REST API, Microservices.
  • Experience with container based platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift).

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

  • MBA or Master’s degree.
  • Experience with IBM Cloud Pak for Data/Watson Knowledge Catalog.
  • Experience with Flowable or another BPMN 2.0 compliant workflow management system.
  • Agile and/or Lean experience and/or certification.
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks like Node JS and React.
  • Experience with Databases such as PostgreSQL DB, NoSQL databases, Hadoop, Teradata.
  • Experience with Kafka.
  • Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform/Google Big Query.
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).