Enterprise Architect

Verizon - Piscataway, NJ

Full-time
What you’ll be doing...

You will assess, define,create and evolve Enterprise Architecture artifacts (L1 and L2 architectures). Partner with technology and business leaders from multiple Verizon teams (across the enterprise) in defining and evolving the next generation Enterprise Architecture. Ensure consistency and technical alignment across Verizon Business Groups.

Develop and maintain key Enterprise Architecture deliverables for critical applications in the Verizon Business portfolio that impact Digital Customer portals, Customer Engagement, Pricing, Billing and Support.
Build highly scalable and high performance architecture to help support Verizon’s applications from an Architectural standpoint with special focus on Search based system with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Develop Enterprise Architecture deliverables for key initiatives involving Integrating services via API and micro services, Identifying new tools and platforms for future use.
Architect common business enablers such as Business Process Management tools, RPA based solutions, AI/ML solutions, Federated catalog, Unified customer profile solutions, Contract Digitization etc.
Responsible for overall VBG reference Architecture (specifically defining L1 and L2 reference architectures) used by VBG application teams. Responsible for creating solutions that are simple, scalable and sustainable and above all secure. VBG applications include B2B, Enterprise, Federal and Wholesale.
Drive solution for VBG development through requirements gathering/analysis/discovery/implementation. Ability to work with and lead a small virtual team and work with a sense of urgency.
Responsible for overall Architecture and evolution of VBG platforms. Candidate will research the exiting application footprint and recommend solutions to run application workloads with futuristic Architecture.
Review highly complex application footprints across Digital, IOT, Billing etc and apply architectural solutions to solve critical business and integration problems. This will include detailed code reviews of existing functional flows and offer state of art solutions.
Drive reference implementations (arch projects) independently (whether defining new /evolving architectures or supporting vendor product evaluations). Develop enterprise wide metrics and measurement strategies.
Assist development teams with defining and implementing a transitional architecture (i.e. How they evolve where there are today to the Northstar).
Coach and mentor development teams as well as conduct brown-bags and implement Proof of Concepts.Perform advisory role to senior leadership and influence key technology decisions.
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.

Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in Computer Sciences or related discipline.
Six or more years of full-stack development experience building products or websites.
Knowledge with a broad mix of technologies including a strong subset of: Microservices, AngularJS, React, Java, JSP, JBoss, MySQL, NoSQL (Cassandra), RabbitMQ, AWS Web Services, Apigee, AI/ML, Big Data concepts and a range of open source libraries. Knowledge with distributed architecture, SOA, and platform concepts.
Knowledge in Java, Python or C++ and other key web technologies and ability to assist with reference implementations (i.e. development), Ability to code and implement proof of conceptual in support of Architectural decisions.
Knowledge of Search algorithms and relevancy ranking modules with Machine Learning and AI using open source technologies like Solr, Lucene, Mahout, NLP and Hadoop based systems.
Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture functions and practice which includes Target Architecture, Implementation and measurement preferably with EA certification like TOGAF etc.
Application server experience with platforms such as Websphere, Weblogic, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss.
Experience enough to contribute to technical conversations, decisions, strategies, and review code.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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