verizon Solutions Architect, Product Development in Cary, North Carolina
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What you’ll be doing...
Verizon is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, highly motivated, Solutions Architect - Product Development to work in the product engineering team for developing security solutions in Technology and Product development organization. You will be working to design, and architect end-to-end security solutions/products in the MTIPS Product suite targeted to US Federal agencies. Looking for a strong entrepreneurial attitude who can ideate, collaborate, design, solution, and architect working with internally developed products and vendor solutions. The candidate should be able to work in an agile environment across stakeholder organizations (including Product Management, Security Operations, Network design teams, back office systems, Customers, Sales and partners). The role requires cross-functional communication to executive management and decision making in order to drive Security services objectives.
Primarily the individual will be a Technical Product Owner and Solution Architect for the software side of the MTIPS Security Gateway.
Develops and owns Solution architecture and Delivery Team’s backlog, ensures user stories are written and acceptance criteria are met, and you’ll demo the working features internally and externally.
Gathers requirements, designing and developing user experience workflows.
Collaborates with stakeholders and development teams (internal and external) to ensure successful implementation of new or enhanced functionality for the product.
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.
Ability to pass a Public Trust Security Clearance
Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or work experience in enterprise security related field
10 years’ experience in Information Technology field and technology architecture and product Delivery
Possesses significant Technical knowledge of complex systems and architecture concepts and ensures project teams are effectively employing appropriate software design techniques.
Good understanding & industry expertise to provide systems perspective and expertise of NIST framework,
Good working knowledge cloud based services like DDoS, Security Gateways, WAFs, etc.
Strong experience developing accessible user portals for demanding customers.
Experience leading and collaborating across a set of cross functional delivery initiatives
Experience with front and back end product engineering and Development teams.
Experience working with the business and customers on gathering requirements, documenting requirements, managing product backlog, writing user stories, and working with development and vendors to deliver on the product plan and vision.
Experience working closely with Engineering teams and delivering new functionality.
Strong Product Development background with key focus on Enterprise use cases around Security and Networking.
7 years of prior experience in Technical product owner or Architect roles with direct contribution to revenue growth.
Strong technical background to provide systems perspective and expertise for Security, LAN, Wi-Fi, IoT products, services & E2E managed securitysolutions.
Will be ideal if the candidate already had a public trust clearance, if not candidate should be willing to go through the clearance process
Excellent communication skills & lead discussions with product Management and customers to identify new market opportunities and use cases.
Analyze business results using key financial metrics including volumes, costs, and profitability to ensure offers support customer needs while also achieving business case targets such as revenue and margin.
Experience in agile IT development processes and collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Jive etc.) as well as vendor management.
Expert in crafting impactful messaging to executive internal/external audiences using PowerPoint/Word and meaningful/concise communication to peer groups via e-mail.
Experience in ideation or development of cutting edge applications like Mobile Edge Computing, Blockchain etc.
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