API Solutions Architect


Depends on Experience
Accepts corp to corp applications
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 30 Month(s)


Telecom Company Experience
RESTful Web Services / API architecture experience
Secure Coding Practices
IAM Solutions
and PCF
and Azure
API First Approaches
Data Governance
and SAAS/PAAS platforms
and WebLogic
C++ or equivalent language and Mobile technologies (i.e.
iOS and Android)

Job Details

Job Title: API Solutions Architect

Work Location: Irving, TX (Remote)

Duration: Long Term



Job Description:


What you ll be doing...

  • You will assess, define and create/evolve Enterprise Architecture artifacts (L1 and L2 architectures).
  • Partner with technology and business leaders from multiple Verizon teams (across the enterprise) in defining and evolving the next generation Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ensure consistency and technical
  • alignment across Enterprise (across Consumer, Business and Corporate Systems) groups.



  • Define and evolve the North Star Reference Architecture used by application teams enterprise-wide.
  • Create architecture blueprints leveraging technologies and architecture patterns like Microservices architecture, event-driven architecture (EDA), containers, serverless computing, and data analytics.
  • Assist multiple teams align their architectures and technology toolset to ensure reuse of skill and technologies across the enterprise.
  • Support technology selections by validating that selected technologies address architecture needs.
  • Design and develop a reference implementation (working code) that aligns with the North Star Reference Architecture.
  • Drive reference implementations (arch projects) independently (whether defining new /evolving architectures or supporting vendor product evaluations).
  • Assist development teams with defining and implementing a transitional architecture (i.e., how they evolve where there are today to the North Star).
  • Work with and lead a small virtual team and work with a sense of urgency.
  • Stay abreast with industry evolution in the architecture space.
  • Conduct necessary POCs to validate new architecture patterns.
  • Conduct brown-bags and assist other team members as necessary to complete architecture tasks.
  • Perform advisory role to senior leadership and influence key technology decisions.
  • Coach and mentor development teams.


What we re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Big Plus if Telecom Company Experience.
  • Experience RESTful Web Services / API architecture experience.
  • Experience architecting and designing solutions for deployment on API management platforms (e.g., Apigee).
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time.


Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Master s Degree.
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience (i.e., having functioned as a Solutions or Enterprise Architect).
  • Technical skills (breadth and depth) across multiple areas including Consumer, B2B, and Internal channels.
  • Experience with Enterprise Security solutions.
  • Experience in Practices (e.g., Secure Coding Practices, IAM Solutions).
  • Experience spanning from Digital to Assisted to Packaged solutions.
  • Experience with containerization platforms, such as Docker, Kubernetes, and PCF.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms like AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure.
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design, API First Approaches, AI/ML, Data Governance, Analytics, Cloud, and SAAS/PAAS platforms.
  • Experience with Packaged Solutions (e.g., Siebel, Oracle, Peoplesoft).
  • Experience with all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle, including system analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation.
  • Experience with both relational and NOSQL databases such as Oracle, UDB, Cassandra, MongoDB, and Amazon Aurora.
  • Experience with App servers such as Nginx, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, and WebLogic.
  • Knowledge/experience with TM Forum practices.
  • Ability to code complex problems in Java, .NET, C, C++ or equivalent language and Mobile technologies (i.e., iOS and Android).
  • Ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation.
  • Knowledge of front-end JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Node.js, Bootstrap, Angular, React).
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills to work across organizations and to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Problem solving skills to develop quick yet sound solutions to resolve complex issues.
  • Experience with AWS solutions (AWS Solutions Architect Certification).
  • Communication and stakeholder management skills.




Thank you! Bharath RP, Ph: x 121

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