Blockchain Jobs - SMTS-Sys Engrg (Block CHain), 2514

at Experis
Location Irving, TX
Date Posted August 13, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The Senior Blockchain Technologist will be a member of a new team Verizon is standing up focusing on Emerging Technologies to deliver building blocks for the various teams in the Verizon Consumer Group (VCG), the Verizon Business Group (VBG), and the Global Technology Services (GTS). We are looking for a senior blockchain developer who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting a distributed blockchain-based network for various use cases at Verizon. Your primary responsibility will be analyzing requirements, designing blockchain technology to support VCG, VBG and GTS. Candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and be an advocate for the proper placement of Blockchain-based solution across the appropriate GTS teams and applications. Candidate must be able to contribute to the development of a governance process around the use and sharing of data on Blockchains, especially the public ones, on-prem and on the cloud to ensure its security and privacy. This is a process that would have significant impact on the future adoption of Blockchain that may hold or handle business or customers data. Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, statistics, or other related field. Ability to manage multiple assignments. Superior written and oral communication skills. 6-10+ years of experience. Responsibilities: Research, design, develop, and test blockchain technologies; Work with GTS and Business client to understand their business and technical needs and design Blockchain-based solutions that make the best use of the shared services our team is delivering; Brainstorm and help evaluate applications for new tools and technologies as they continually evolve; Document new solutions as well as maintaining that of existing ones; Maintain and extend current client- and server-side applications responsible for integration and business logic; Work with the Automation Delivery team, IT business partners, Functional consultants, and infrastructure/technology teams to meet customer requirements; Be involved in the global blockchain communitywork on implementing and integrating the latest improvement proposals; Evaluate and classify various blockchain implementations and map it against applicable use cases; Take the lead in developing innovative advanced Blockchain solutions for complex application problems such as those related to exchange of intangible assets; Candidate must be well versed in the implementation and management of blockchain solutions, and able to build complex ones from the ground-up without much supervision; Candidate must be able to develop new PoC for use cases that cold leverate a blockchain implementation with little no no supervision off of know GTS/IT opportunities working with various technology and business organizations and processes; Mentor other team members and peers across Verizon Global Technology Solutions on Blockchain technology; Develop production of support documentation; Support functional/system integration testing support; Plans work out appropriately, effectively communicates and responds to escalations/inquiries; Develops Build and Deployment guide; Triaging defects, impact analysis, resolution planning and implementation; MUST HAVE SKILLS: Strong software development background; Experience working with large codebases; Prior experience with Internet security; Experience working with open-source projects; Proficiency in one of the following languages: C#, Python, Java, JavaScript, Scala, C++; Experience deploying production-grade blockchain solutions on public cloud platforms; Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures; Familiarity with basic cryptography; Familiarity with P2P networks; Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations, for complex mission-critical solutions; Prior experience of working in a DevOps role; 4+ years of experience in software development using Python or other programming languages for corporate/organizations; Knowledge and experience of industry leading public IaaS solutions,such as AWS; Strong knowledge of bitcoin-like blockchains; Strong knowledge of concurrency and writing efficient and safe multithreaded code; DESIRED SKILLS: Agile Delivery Principles, experience working in a Scrum team using Agile methodology; AWS Cloud-based Technologies / Services; EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 6+ Years Experience Bachelor Degree REQUIRED SHIFT: Potential nights during monthly ER upgrade support

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