Verizon System IT Architect in Waltham, Massachusetts

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success.  We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work.  As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

What you’ll be doing…

You will be part of a dynamic and growing team in Verizon Connect (a subsidiary of Verizon Inc) where you can quickly showcase your System IT architecture skills. Our team works with diverse groups in all areas within Verizon Connect and Verizon to provide IT services to our customers. The System IT architect role will have broad exposure to many areas of the business and need a corresponding broad range of skills.


  • Design, implement and manage highly available, highly scalable systems to meet the growing demands of the business

  • Manage all aspects of system availability including but not limited to systems research, design, implementation and maintenance.

  • Maintain compliance with company security policies, standards and procedures.

  • Design, implement and maintain the business directory services, identity management systems, productivity and messaging services, monitoring applications, malware protection, mobile device management

  • Design, implement and maintain the business hypervisor systems, virtualization, server operating systems, clustered services

  • Respond rapidly to system outages, alerts and or any interruption in system services globally on an as needed basis to maintain the highest level of availability possible (SLA / Uptime > 99%).

  • Responsible for the acquisition, configuration, implementation, administration and capacity planning of all server installations within the infrastructure.

  • Responsible for system backup, recovery and retention of all data for physical and virtual servers.

  • Monitor performance, usage and patterns to determine utilization and conduct behavior analysis

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar or equivalent experience role

  • Skills: Strong understanding and background in:

  • SaaS based messaging and productivity services such as GSuite and Office 365

  • Architecting and managing IaaS environments such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure

  • Highly available hypervisor clusters and associated technologies/concepts (Hyper-V, VMWare, NIC teaming, shared storage (FC, iSCSI), storage controllers, RAID types, Storage appliance management, RSAT and related management tools etc.)

  • Windows 2008(R2)/2012(R2)/2016 Server, Active Directory and related applications/services. (DNS, DHCP, NPS, DFS, ADFS, WAP, ADMT, RADIUS, WSUS)

  • Familiarity with:

  • Managing Linux operating systems

  • Scripting languages such as PowerShell and Bash.

  • Network protocols and technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, VPN, VoIP, SIP, SNMP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, MPLS, BGP etc.)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical problem solver and detail oriented

  • Comfortable in a time-sensitive, project-driven, team-based environment

  • Exceptional analytic, interpersonal, troubleshooting and presentation skills

  • Ability to rapidly grasp, comprehend and retain information related to new technologies

  • SLA sensitive person who works independently or in a team environment

Even better if you have:

Preferred: Professional certifications in related areas

Keywords: VZConnect

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.

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