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What you’ll be doing...

As part of the PACT (platform, architecture, cloud, and tools) organization is seeking a System Architect to join its Technical Architecture and Governance team. The candidate will play a technical lead in the Technical Architect and Governance function, responsible for leading research and evaluations for solutions and tools across the Verizon Ecosystem.

  • Architecture - Responsible for technology selection, assessment, technical evaluation of architecture alternatives and recommending solutions that are simple, scalable and sustainable and above all secure. They will ensure the solution aligns with other Verizon units creating a transparent user experience.
  • Application Developing- Able to design and develop a reference implementation for an enterprise scale architecture to prove concepts and architectural patterns, run POCs and provide success criteria, and assist development teams across multiple organizations with architectural solutions and best practices.
  • Program Management - Driving solution development through requirements gathering/analysis/discovery, business plan creation, and solution level of effort estimation to ensure that client interests are met and potential business opportunities are established. Drive to push for on time and on budget development activity and migration of applications
  • Researching and Developing- Responsible for overall Architecture and evolution of next gen platforms. Candidates will research the existing application footprint and recommend solutions to run application workloads with futuristic Architecture. Ability to think out of the box and research solutions that will work for Verizon customers and employees.
  • Coaching and mentoring of development teams, conducting brown-bags and implementing Proof of Concepts.

Where you'll be working…

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...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of key Architecture principles and guidelines.
  • Experience with server-less and micro-service architecture and deployment.
  • Experience with Core Java, Spring Framework, SQL, REST APIs.
  • Experience with Microservices, JSON, XML, HTML/CSS, and React andAngular).

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

  • A Master's Degree.
  • Experience with Technical Product Management with technically managing onshore and offshore developers.
  • Experience with SAFe, Scrum, and/or Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in building and managing a technology product.
  • Experience in collaborating and partnering with other technical domain experts such as cloud, security, SRE, and DevOps.
  • Experience in leading engineers and/or developers in building solutions/systems.
  • Ability to create system and process flow diagrams, data flow diagrams, sequence and UML diagrams.
  • Ability to create internal and infrastructure system dependencies within the functional domain and across them.
  • Integrations andDevelopment experience (e.g.,Data Ingestion andintegrations with REST API, JSON, XML, SMTP, SaaS-based solutions (New Relic, Cloud), AI/ML, SPLUNK, MySQL, SQL Query, React, JavaScript, Groovy, and Unix Shell Scripting, Gitlab, Jenkins, Ansible, Apigee, and visualization tooling).
  • Knowledge of the Telecom Industry.
  • Communication skills (verbal and writing).


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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).