What you’ll be doing...
This role will focus on developing solutions to support the SDN/NFV technology for Verizon customers.
- Identify emerging and disruptive technology vendors, products, and solutions for System integration.
- Manage an IT Staff of developers, and cultivate the relationship with these vendors to drive innovation within Verizon.
- Lead the development and deep experience in Software development with technologies (IoT, M2M, 5G, Dev Ops, Cloud, Agile) and provide key strategic insights.
- Present recommendations to senior leadership
- Use data analytics and make strategic decisions regarding trends in technology and services to implement change within Verizon
- Provide strategic direction and thought leadership for driving technology transformation through strategic vendor partnerships.
- Enable an agile and simplified onboarding process for emerging solution integration
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have::
- Bachelor’s Degree or six or more years of work experience.
- Six or more years of relevant work experience.
- Experience communicating cross-functionally and across management levels.
- Software development experience, including API development (REST, XML, etc.) and SOA methodology.
- Knowledge of the SDLC in both waterfall and agile methodologies.
- Knowledge of Agile Development, continuous integration and automation testing.
- Experience with continuous integration systems such as Jenkins, Bamboo, CruiseControl or TeamCity.
- Experience with cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service platforms: AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, Soft Layer, OpenStack, etc.
- Knowledge of current IT systems, software, cloud and software defined networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Virtual Network Services (VNF).
- Knowledge of software delivery models like micro services, methodologies, and roadmaps.
Ideally, you will also have:
- Master’s degree or an MBA.
- Experience working with business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
- Understanding of current technologies, suppliers, challenges and emerging architectures needed to drive transformation.
- Expert in creating business case, use cases, storytelling and driving change.
- Self-motivated and a self-starter with positive can do attitude.
- Excellent communication, writing, presentation, problem solving and analytical skills.
- Working knowledge of machine learning techniques, distributive computing tools (Spark, Hive, etc.) and Hadoop.
- Demonstrated ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation.
- Deep understanding of networks, new emerging network concepts and network virtualization.
- Demonstrated Architectural Leadership (applications, virtualization, security, network) and DevOps experience, preferably a blend of wireless and wireline technologies.
- Effectively and efficiently matching internal needs with new supplier’s capabilities.
- Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work successfully in a cross functional team environment.
- Advance user of MS applications, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel etc.
- Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects
Equal Employment Opportunity
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