Connected Home Solutions Product Manager

Responsibilities

Seeking an “out-of-the box” thinker with strong technical expertise, awareness of technology and market trends in “Connected Home” space. The candidate will be responsible for product development of Connected Home solutions.

Key responsibilities:
• Define technical specifications for products by interfacing with multiple teams (marketing, sales)
• End-to-end system architecture, solution concept, feasibility analysis
• Performance analysis and benchmarking of technologies. Develop proof-of-concept prototypes as necessary
• Monitor/participate in standards and consortiums, interface with startups to identify new technologies/solutions of interest.
• Identify new product opportunities and influence product strategy based on technology and market trends.
The role provides an opportunity to innovate and build products in an exciting and high growth area.
If you enjoy working in cross functional, multi-disciplinary environment, you will find this role highly rewarding.

Qualifications

• 5+ years industry work experience in connected home systems. On-job experience in leading design & architecture efforts.
• Experience in design, development of device connectivity and server side software solutions
• In-depth knowledge of core software technologies, algorithms. Strong programming skills with experience in deploying software applications to live production environment
• Experience working with multimedia technologies, storage solutions (plus)
• Graduate degree in CS/EE (Bachelors with significantly higher work experience)
• Specific Technologies:
o Programming languages (C/C++/Java), mobile app development (plus),
o Communication protocols: WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, LTE, uPnP, DLNA etc
o Web technologies & database: REST, SOAP, xml, JSON, RDBMS, Cassandra etc
o Multimedia (plus): Media formats, transcoding, and media distribution technologies

Other Skills
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to guide/mentor team members in technical areas
• Ability to prioritize and execute in high pressure environment

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.