|Director, Platform Engineering and Operations|
Location: Temple Terrace, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 02/22/2021
Expire Date: 05/05/2021
Job Categories: Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Computers, Software, Engineering, Information Technology, Science, Research & Development
Director, Platform Engineering and Operations|
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...
This is a leadership role that will require team leadership skills and technical expertise in designing, deploying and scaling data & AI platforms at a large enterprise, preferably at a Fortune 50 company or at a technology that has successfully scaled to a billion plus in annual revenue over the past decade.
Reporting to the Head of the AI Industrialization, this individual will play a leadership role in building and developing a team of highly skilled Platform Engineers. The Director will lead a team of 40-50 platform engineers focused on building scalable data management platform starting from data ingestion to all the way to consumption. This leader will drive our team, talent, and best practices. This truly bring the capability for data engineers, data scientists, data analyst and business partners to build AI products rapidly. These will need to be implemented on premise, cloud and hybrid mode to meet the needs of business and engineers.
At Verizon, we are on a multi-year journey to industrialize our data practices and AI capabilities. Very simply, this means that AI and data will fuel all decisions and business processes across the company. To achieve these capabilities, we need to have scalable data platforms which provide frictionless experience to our internal engineering, data scientists and business partners. At $130B+ in annual revenue, this is a pioneering opportunity to build the data products and talent at a top global telco organization. With our leadership in bringing 5G network nationwide, the opportunity for AI and Data will only grow exponentially in going from enabling new revenue opportunities and exquisite customer experience through real-time data insights. Therefore, it will be critical that this candidate possess previous experience with leading large engineering teams and AI efforts, attracting and retaining top talent, and building a team and culture that promotes curiosity and collaborations with a strong commitment to creating value for Verizon’s customers, employees, stakeholders and the society.
An ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, critical thinking, and strategic thinking skills above and beyond the technical knowledge and leadership skills required for this position.
Build and Manage the Team;
Deliver Business Outcomes;
Influence Business Partners;
Elevate the Platform Engineering Practices;
What we’re looking for...
Equal Employment Opportunity
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