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When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

The Identity and Fraud Detection Sr Microservices Developer will be responsible for providing architecture, software design and development, and second line production support for implementing customer authentication, real-time-risk and fraud prevention solutions supporting all Verizon Consumer and Business channels including Digital, Care, IVR and Point-of-Sale Store applications. This position will be tasked with architecting, designing and developing highly scalable systems using Open-Source technologies Apache Spark streams and Akka streams, requiring ability to develop using both Scala and Java languages, with all front-end using Vue.js JavaScript framework. The solutions will be deployed and maintained using Docker Images across AWS clusters. This position will be responsible for designing and developing functional flows for handling thousands of transactions per second in real time, working with machine learning models required to provide real time results, and development of frontend application portal solutions. This position will be responsible for working with business and technology organizations to align business requirements, architect solutions that will integrate across Verizon GTS technology organizations, lead development team in all aspects of the software development lifecycle using test driven development methodology including detail design and development, unit testing, supporting QA, UAT and regression testing, load testing and successful production deployments including post-production monitoring.


This position will lead solutions that will be deployed in both on-premise and AWS hardware platforms using EKS Kubernetes and dockers as part of the CI/CD pipeline, including use of AWS native technologies and automation of software builds and development testing using Selenium for web Ux testing automation, Rest-Assured for API testing automation, and Gatling for load testing automation, maintaining Verizon logging standards with Splunk and ElasticSearch. All new features and feature enhancements need to have operational and transaction results published via Grafana metrics dashboards. All solutions are required to adhere to existing industry and Verizon security coding standards adhering to fortify scan and other security tool review requirements.

  • Lead architecture and design of identity and fraud detection microservices solutions, aligning business requirements with technology and Verizon and industry regulatory and security requirements.
  • Lead development team of employees and contractors with detail design, development and implementation of technology solutions using AKKA microservices to modify existing architecture, or implement new architecture and make necessary changes to the system interfaces utilizing Verizon’s DevOps source and object code libraries and configuration management procedures, including defining code standards that are aligned with Verizon security standards.
  • Provide Director and Executive leadership status updates, including defining measurements and KPIs aligned with Business priorities.
  • Design, develop and test Akka microservices to modify existing architecture, or implement new architecture and make necessary changes to the system interfaces utilizing Verizon’s DevOps source and object code libraries and configuration management procedures.
  • Design, develop and test Vue.js based frontend components to augment backend functionality and to enhance the usability of the tool across portfolios.
  • Conform to existing industry and Verizon security coding standards adhering to fortify scan and other security tool review requirements.
  • Lead code peer reviews ensuring the code meets business requirements, adheres to Verizon security and code standards.
  • Lead team in creating and providing system and user documents in support of this deliverable to include updated versions of design, process flow diagram, API specification, and error description.
  • This role will be based out of one of the locations listed in the posting. In this 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 four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Technical experience with Java J2EE technologies.
  • Technical experience with Distributed systems like Akka and Spark.
  • Experience developing Reactive and Fault tolerant Systems using Akka Actor models.
  • Experience with streaming technologies such as Spark Streams / Akka Streams.
  • Experience working with Pub/Sub messaging systems such as Apache Kafka or Amazon Kinesis.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases such as Apache Cassandra, Amazon Elastic, or Redis.
  • Experience with frontend technologies such as Google AngularJS, Facebook React, or Vue.js.
  • Knowledge of application secure coding standards including OWASP best practices.
  • Experience with CI/CD process - GIT (Bitbucket), Jenkins, Jira, Confluence.
  • Agile DevOps experience using CI/CD methodology (Continuous Integration / Continuous Development) using Jira project tracking, Jenkins build and automation and Git.
  • Aware of functional programing paradigm.
  • Industry related certifications.
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning libraries.
  • Experience working with Docker images.
  • Knowledge of Hortonworks toolset including Zookeeper and HDFS.
  • Knowledge of application secure coding standards including OWASP best practices.
  • Experience with Google drive suite services (Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.).
  • Effective verbal, written, organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills.
  • Proactive style, excels in a deadline-driven environment, works well under pressure with ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work with the business and technical team leads to develop and understand requirements.
  • Be knowledgeable of current industry standards for secure web and mobile design.
  • Flexibility - responsibilities may require occasional evening and weekend work.

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).