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Director of Visible Engineering
Director of Visible Engineering Irving, TX, United States
Job # 546817
Date posted - 2020-08-12
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As a Director of Visible System Engineering, you will be
responsible for owning all engineering activities for building and
supporting our cloud native digital experience engineering teams
including web, apps, APIs, third party software integration as well
as the customer care technology stack.
You will lead a staff of talented Sr. Software and Application
Development Managers, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and Technical
Project Managers spanning multiple US locations as well as aligning
with India teams. This role will also work closely with our
external vendor SOW and T&M partners to build, run and operate
existing applications, support platform launches and deliver
The position requires a senior engineer with experience in End
to End architecting in a cloud topology, developing and supporting
distributed & scalable systems for high-volume transaction
applications and services with hands-on coding experience in modern
Competency in at least one programming language, such as Java,
Python, or C.
The ideal candidate exhibits leadership qualities including
excellent judgment and high technical standards. In addition, the
candidate must have the ability to dive deep and remain in touch
with business details, drive innovation in the teams, invoke
passion in others, think big, and deliver results.
As the Director of our Engineering Management team, you will
bring your experience and thought leadership to help drive vision,
mission, and strategy around solutions. Together with your team,
you will develop new cloud solution initiatives and the materials
to support them with a broad cross-functional group of
stakeholders, including Product, Engineering, Legal, Operations,
external Partners, Marketing, and finance teams, to help define
technology solutions and Visible strategic platform strategy. A key
responsibility is building a highly motivated and talented
Engineering team, coaching and mentoring them to deliver high
quality service delivery. This optimal candidate must have
excellent communication, project management, and strategic thinking
skills along with strong technical experience to give regular
reports directly to the Visible executive leadership team.
Own and lead full life cycle delivery of cross functional
projects spanning teams across Visible.
Drive development and operational excellence of our flagship
Flawless delivery of new products and platforms to grow revenue
Coach and mentor our high-performing engineers to help them grow
their skills, enhance their knowledge of our systems and their
ability to get things done.
Partner with cross-functional teams to imagine, design, develop,
test, and launch software that wows our community and inspires our
Constantly strive to raise the bar on delivery performance and
quality in a fast agile environment.
Manage and schedule multiple projects with tight timelines,
balance workload of developers and other professionals across a
Ensure budget and audit reporting requirements are met and
information provided is meaningful, timely and accurate. Monitor
defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and implement action
plans when metrics fall below agreed KPIs, especially channel mix,
order fallouts as well as financial metrics and customer
Manage, develop leadership talent and recruit a diverse
engineering and delivery organization
What we’re looking for...
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
10+ years of work experience in application development and
support or related discipline
Experience leading full stack development web teams.
Strong leadership experience in driving and influencing the
architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user
10+ years experience of software development and deployment of
distributed multi-tier applications.
7+ years experience managing agile software projects across
multiple and geographically distributed teams.
Even better if you have;
A Master’s degree in a technical field
Demonstrated expertise in a variety of web and SOA distributed
technologies and platforms such as Java/J2EE.
Demonstrated experience implementing solutions leveraging GCP
Past experience leveraging machine learning models to deliver
insights and enrich customer experiences is highly preferred.
Action-oriented strategic thinker.
Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is
the only constant.
Detailed oriented to ensure that project success is
Strong verbal and communication skills.
Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker.
Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very
fast paced environment.
Experienced in leading a highly collaborative environment with a
culture of candor and respect
Track record of defining and delivering cross functional
solutions that are innovative and extensible.
Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different
Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.
Highly autonomous. Delivers with little guidance.
Strong mentor of peers and subordinates.
Skilled at interacting and negotiating with vendors, and other
partners on Application development and technical
Strong technical knowledge of Wireless Commerce Systems,
product, services as well as the associated processes
Proven leadership with the ability to motivate employees with
highly diverse skill sets and work experience
Experience in Design Thinking to ideate on creative solutions
Experience in Engineering Transformation (e.g. DevOps,
Microservices, Cloud technologies, etc.)
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
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