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Verizon Communications Inc

Thrive Apprentice - Software Engineering: Product Engineering


Software Engineering


Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 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 around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

This is an apprenticeship opportunity in partnership with Multiverse and is open to Multiverse community members. If you are not a Multiverse community member and would like to explore other Verizon Career opportunities, please search and apply to other opportunities here:

What you'll be doing...

This position - which is part of the Verizon Thrive Apprenticeship Program - will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm while learning from the best minds in the industry. You'll be front and center, hands-on, and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 1 year apprentice experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects across various teams within Verizon that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program while preparing you to work as a developer at a technology company.

Business Function: Business function: this team supports the Naas Products and focused on NaaS Cloud management, driving end to end product launch.

During this immersive apprenticeship experience, you will complete an accelerated 1 year program designed to:

Prepare you with knowledge of both the front end (client side) and back end (server side) of development. The front end is the look, feel, and design of the site. The back end includes the server, database, and applications that drive the functionality of the site. Together the front end and back end deliver the final product.

  • Teach you the basics of the software development life cycle to include learning the basics of programming in HTML and Javascript.
  • Engage you in coding challenges, while gaining practical experience of the entire software stack.
  • Provide you with hand-on assignments that give you the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge.

Daily tasks could include:
  • Working with technologies such as: Test Driven Development (TTD), Object Oriented Programming (OOP), RESTful design pattern, Node.js, Data structures & Algorithms, and Web Security just to name a few.
  • Attending daily and weekly check-in meetings and training with your assigned coach and your fellow team to report progress.
  • Completing daily facilitated study time towards your apprenticeship curriculum.
  • Working with technical staff and mentors to learn workplace skills and tools specific to your role and the technical environment.
  • Participating in peer reviews of projects for fellow apprentices.
  • Collaborating with your team, mentors, and managers.
  • Applying all that you have learned to real-world applications through projects.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • You must be a member of the Multiverse community to be considered and have successfully completed the 15 hour Intro to Coding Course with Multiverse.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associate's degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Demonstrated interest in technology.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Previous related internship or work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Proficiency in Google Slides, Docs, Sheets.
Other Information:
  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
  • This is a full time 1 year Verizon Thrive Apprenticeship Program
  • Schedule Weekly Hours: 40

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly 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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjkzODExLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif