Responsibilities

Locations: Palo Alto, CA 

At Verizon, our people are busy changing the world—tackling the toughest challenges in areas like healthcare, energy, public safety, and education. With an outward focus on our customers and integrity at our core, we're creating technology solutions that help businesses optimize their operations, families connect from anywhere, and whole communities leave smaller, greener footprints. The result?  Widespread impact on the way people live, work and play across the entire globe. 

That’s why we need the best and the brightest minds to join our team. People like you— determined to push boundaries, drive real change, and help us create a smarter, better future for all.  

A Verizon entry level role will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm. It will be an experience that puts you front and center, allowing you to be hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive. And because we know the value of your education, we pay you for the talent and solutions you bring to the table.  

Our entry level Engineering roles offer you the opportunity to be involved in meaningful work and projects. You'll work alongside the best technical minds in the industry and have a unique opportunity to use your business and technical knowledge and skills in an environment dedicated to maintaining industry superiority.  You will be introduced to cutting edge tools and resources that will help you grow both professionally and personally. Verizon is continually recognized for its best in class technical training programs that prepare Engineering team members to engage with the latest technologies. Your work will influence exciting and challenging projects such as New Product Development, Machine-to-Machine technology, Cloud Computing, Technical Operations, and FIOS.  

Responsibilities:

Work on a team of both technical and marketing industry professionals who are tasked with identifying new product and project opportunities for Verizon through the Verizon Innovation Program (VIP).  The VIP identifies exciting new products that fit into Verizon’s strategic business goals and technology ecosystems. The ultimate goal of the team is to bring both consumer and enterprise products to market from a broad spectrum of areas, including, but not limited to Internet of Things, M2M, consumer electronic devices,  smart accessories, and other connected devices.

The candidate will be focused on supporting the Innovation Program’s merchandizing strategy to create an alternate sales channel for the products developed and supported by the Innovation Program.  Candidate will support web development and Oracle e-commerce platform implementation, utilizing a broad understanding and experience with e-commerce systems and platforms, web development, social media, and online sales. Candidate will also work in the business development group to identify new strategic products and partnership opportunities.  Candidate should have a general understanding of mobile and fixed networks, application technologies, mobile chipsets, the latest industry trends, and market research to identify best in class technologies, innovative partners, and product opportunities.  Individual will need to help define an online sales presence for the Verizon Innovation Program, execute on that strategy, and continue to support revenue growth for the organization based on the innovative products brought through the program.

Candidate will be expected to support team’s wireframes, product conceptualization documents, executive level status updates, product overviews, strategic plans, and product roadmaps. 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications for Success:

  • A Masters or PhD in Design, Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent major preferred
  • 3.0 GPA or greater preferred
  • Visual/Graphic design background.
  • Familiarity with transport and development technologies TCP, IP, HTTP, and HTML.
  • Knowledge of various consumer electronics, including wireless devices, tablets, smart-phones, smart accessories, and other leading edge consumer products.
  • Knowledge of various mobile and embedded operating systems, including, but not limited to Android, IOS, Linux, and Windows Mobile.
  • Understanding of VoIP, VoLTE, and CDMA call flows.
  • Familiarity with customer experiences with new products and impacts of new products on operational teams. 

Candidates are encouraged to apply by going to www.verizon.com/campus.  Candidates must create an application and apply in order to be considered.  

Our recruiters will review your application for available opportunities at Verizon. If a possible match is identified, a recruiter will contact you to further discuss your skills and professional interests.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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