Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • San Jose


What you’ll be doing...
The Manager of IoT Operations will partner with the DevOps, Product Development, Program Management, IT, Customer Care and Infrastructure teams to assist in driving a various strategic and tactical initiatives to sustain existing solutions, and to architect scalable and sustainable framework and lead a team of subject matter experts to support and operate Verizon’s IoT platform (ThingSpace).

The ideal candidate should enjoy a balance of strategic thinking, “rolling up the sleeves” to drive tactical issues and migration of ThingSpace platform to Public Cloud. The candidate should possess the ability to make recommendations, to business leaders, based on understanding of the strategic landscape, and based on fact-based business cases. This position requires the candidate to work in partnership with the multitude of internal organizations and senior leadership.

A “go-getter” approach to take on a range of issues will be critical. Given the role will work extensively with software development and Operations leaders, prior leadership experience in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) or Internet of Things (IoT) operations or program management will be necessary.

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:

Experience managing technology teams.
Delivering on project plans.
Experience with product creation and management.
Proven verbal and written communication skills.
Technical experience with software engineering tools.
Experience with build/deployment/operation of applications on Public Cloud (AWS).
Technology Tools and Techniques (any of the following)

Iterative software development.
Agile methodology.
Software repository management with advanced workflow: Git (a large plus) or similar.
Software automation tools: Jenkins, Bamboo, or similar.
Familiar and accustomed to Wiki for group documentation.
Familiar and accustomed to JIRA (a plus) or similar.
Technology Requirements (any of the following)

Linux Kernel and a variety of distributions.
Linux containers: Docker (a plus), or similar.
Programming Languages: Go, C/C++, Java, Scala.
Data storage: Cassandra (a plus), Redis, S3 Object store (a plus), MongoDB, CouchDB, SQL database, or similar.
Load balancing: Nginx, HAProxy (a plus), or similar.
Message queuing systems: Apache Kafka (a plus), or similar.
Cluster management: Apache Mesos, Kubernetes, YARN, or similar.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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. Different makes us better.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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