Company: Verizon Communications
Posted on: June 10, 2021
When you join Verizon
Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications,
information and entertainment products, transforming the way we
connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven
by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better
future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of
technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we
are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it.
Do it here.
What you'll be doing...
As a Solution Architect in the Network Systems Strategy and
Architecture team, you will be leading and defining end-to-end
architecture for the systems automating Verizon's wireless and
wireline nation-wide networks for large programs such as: 5G,
Intelligent Edge Network, and Fiber Deployments. You will also
define the North Star architecture direction within one of the OSS
domains as well as enterprise architecture roadmap to support
Verizon's Network Strategy and compliance to SOE standards. For
this job, you will engage with the subject matter experts within
each impacted OSS domain. You will be defining the architecture
runway to support this domain for product and services launch. You
will provide technical and solution leadership in delivering
architectural artifacts that promote reusability, modularity and
scalability across the OSS layer for various lines of business. You
will engage on a daily basis with Verizon's network sub-market
teams, Territory Planning teams, HQ Planning, and with the
developers implementing the systems, to drive the architecture
directions in an agile framework structure, and develop innovations
for the business. You will be leading and facilitating meetings and
discussions to elicit business, product and network requirements to
define and deliver architectural solutions and prescriptive
guidance. You should be a self-starter and be able to drive
end-to-end process and solution leadership to successfully complete
large impactful network programs on time with well-managed scopes
The candidate must be able to establish relationships and work
with managers at all levels without supervision. You must be able
to articulate the problem statement and openly bring up challenges,
roadblocks and impediments, negotiate, influence and drive
solutions with directors and for tactical and strategic enterprise
architecture approach and business capabilities.
- Develops, delivers and communicates solution architecture
artifacts for implementation and execution of business and
IT-driven initiatives from ideation through roll out.
- Provides technical and solution leadership in delivering
architecture artifacts that promote re-usability, modularity and
scalability across the OSS layer for various lines of
- Develops solutions to complex enterprise problems that increase
enterprise agility, system and process efficiencies and maximizes
ROI on our network assets.
- Tracks industry trends and leverages them to drive innovation
and solution excellence across various functional domains within
the OSS space.
- Demonstrates business acumen to drive the right
- Serves as single point of contact for functional domain within
- Drives work towards target architecture plans and incremental
What we're looking for...
You'll need to have:
- Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work
- Six or more years of relevant work experience.
- Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
- Experience in at least one network domains: wireless networks,
RF transmission techniques, 5G deployment, etc.
- Experience as a solution architect in the past involved in
large company-wide programs.
- Ability to deliver systems/process analysis for strategic
programs, user pain points and product rollouts across various
functional domains in OSS space.
- Ability to break down complex topics into simple to digest
information and data points, adjusted to audiences at various
- Ability to deliver High Level Architectures comprised of
various architecture artifacts like systems interfaces and process
flow diagrams, data flow diagrams, sequence and UML diagrams, inter
and intra system dependencies within the functional domain and
- Ability to facilitate group meetings/discussions and broker
solutions for issues between functional domains, senior
- Effective communication (verbal and writing), influencing and
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate
our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity
makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive
environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of
belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and
empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.Check
out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.
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