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...

You will be working in some of the cutting edge technologies and emerging tech, and driving the network Shared platform systems to the next level in its journey to the North star architecture.

This would include aspects of directional tech stack enablement, SOE, SRE, stability, security, and availability. You will champion and drive initiatives partnering with cross functional teams and leadership to define, prioritize, execute and track the KPIs. You will be driving innovation as a culture with the teams through various methods. You will be working with architecture teams, vendors to drive the programs to success and enable better user experience for our Verizon network customers. . You should be able to create, lead, shape and execute programs and initiatives to improve people skills, process optimization and modern technology adoption to create higher value for the business.

  • Program/Project Delivery Excellence: Own the program delivery working closely with the onshore manager and the teams (India and US). Hands on technically, guides the team on architecture, design and on the job challenges.
  • Drive Platform Strategy Planning & Execution: Drive efforts to strategize, plan and implement the short term and long term goals of building a robust, repeat-at-scale, efficient model for the engineering platform that will encompass standard north star architecture across domains/systems. It will also include SOE/SRE, DevSecOps, Security, Stability, Scalability and Availability tools and processes in place. Enable automation and proactive monitoring to detect issues and communicate to business proactively.
  • Leadership Advocacy with business & IT stakeholders: Be a strong proponent of the ideas and thought leadership to represent the team and project on management and exec meetings, collect metrics (ROI, KPIs, etc.) and business processes involved behind the programs and articulate it well to mgmt.
  • Stakeholder Management & Partnership: Maintain high levels of engagement with onshore SMEs, management, business, local management on the projects and programs.
  • Build a high performing team culture: Define ways around creating a high performing teams in tour space and manage performance management with every member of the team, review progress regularly and provide feedback monthly
  • Create Superior Employee Experience: Create scalable practices that would help maintain a very high level of engagement with the team members on a regular basis and ensure that there is a constant connect.
  • Enable best in class developer ecosystem with needed access, data, stakeholder partnerships, work-life balance and employee long term career paths.
  • Create People & Tech Leadership Pipeline: Nurture development of talent into strategic roles both on technology and strategic management.
  • Drive a Culture of Innovation: Champion a culture of innovation and drive as an example.
  • Encourage the team to participate in experimentation, hackathons, coding events and other org wide events and efforts.
  • Vendor Management: Manage vendors on the ARTs or Non ART programs/domain teams.
  • Manage and track the budgets and financials.

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 in software dev and managerial role.
  • Four or more years of experience managing large scale core development projects from scratch, and handled requirements, design and the deliveries.
  • Experience in Agile (SAFe/Scrum) delivery management.
  • Strong people leader and a mentor, and maintains a very high level of engagement with the team members.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to respond to tight timelines, strong expertise in crisis management, skilled at solving problems with creative solutions that enhance the employee experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience in Location Master Data management.
  • Analytical and Data driven decision making: Strong affinity to use data to generate insights and reports for improving platform performance and resilience.
  • Experience & knowledge in AI/ML, Big Data tech, NLP, Chatbots, AR/VR is preferred.
  • Experience in Telecom Network Domain and Network OSS solutions.
  • Certifications, Industry recognitions, Patents & Papers.