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Verizon Communications Inc

Technology Architect ( 584459-1A )


Cloud Architect



Denver, Colorado, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. We are building a future using technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today. The Verizon New Business Incubation (NBI) team is built on curiosity and fueled by the 5G future. Our team is anchored in the Corporate Strategy organization of Verizon, and focuses on bringing new business ideas- that leverage bleeding edge technology and Verizon's best-in-class network- to market.

We’re a highly nimble and collaborative team, full of passionate leaders without egos. We’re committed to exploring, failing, iterating, innovating and building the best solutions. We’re driven by creativity and an unyielding commitment to deliver next generation solutions that captivate our customers. As part of Verizon’s NBI team, you’ll be building the businesses that power the 5G future. We are looking for a Technology Architect to help us build upon this exciting technology exploring new ways of leveraging its capabilities. .If you consider yourself a technically-proficient leader who understands the complex intricacies,practical business applications and future landscape of 5G and MEC, then we want you.

As a Technology Architect, you will work alongside crack shot engineers as well as work across teams to evaluate ideas, products, and services from both a technology and a practical business perspective. You’ll have the ability to clearly and concisely summarize complex topics and map the application of technology to business needs. Working with emerging technologies means that you are a fast learner, creative problem solver and you enjoy BIG questions. You can hold your own in a diverse work team structure, are able to context shift quickly, and understand how to apply your expertise to a wide variety of industries. We’re looking for someone who can help us build the 5G future transforming the “art of the possible” into the “path of the probable”.

  • Invent novel approaches and figure out what to do when ready-made processes or techniques are inadequate.
  • Find patterns between disparate, seemingly unrelated sources anticipating innovative ways to build and position new business ideas.
  • Demonstrate continuous personal development with the team and desire to learn from others. You see collaboration as a mechanism for self-improvement.
  • Layer together experimentation with other research, testing, and metrics to reveal strengths and flaws in the current strategy and devise a clear path forward.
  • Serve with our team of technical Architects in evaluating new opportunities and products.
  • Balance technological solutions against practical business opportunities.
  • Develop rapid prototyping plans and guiding the team from ideation to initial build.
  • Building models to assess technical, economic, and market potential of the opportunities.
  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on any industry-related activities.
  • Communicate findings through reports and presentations to stakeholders and executives.
  • Work with peers across BUs and Corporate Strategy to advise, assess, and develop opportunity areas into new growth business and investment opportunities.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degreeor four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working in a management consulting role focusing on technology and business innovation.
  • Four or more years of experience in architecture design and implementation in areas such as Machine Learning/AI, distributed systems and embedded software.
  • Experience with developer ecosystems.
  • Experience with business process mapping and/or re-engineering.

Even better if you have:

  • Masters degree.
  • General technical Experience across complimentary technologies including cloud, database and network solutions.
  • Track record building viable technology products.
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions.
  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative, analytical skills.
  • You are a fluent story teller with the ability to translate data, sentiment and business concepts into a well-articulated and compelling story.
  • Organizational and time-management skills.
  • High degree of self-confidence and determination.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects.


Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401 (k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives,we’ve got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the compensation range for this position is between $115,000 and $215,000 based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part-time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).