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.

We have an immediate need for a Senior Business Designer to work with the Product Discovery and Research team. You support the business in their quest for new desirable, viable and feasible business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Business Designer will report to the Product Innovation and Research Team Manager and will work closely with other key stakeholders to translate business problems and needs into hypothesis driven experiments.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, tackling the unknowns that drive innovation. You should be a natural facilitator in workshops - getting the best out of participants.
  • You will deliver projects with the best practices in innovation, deep user understanding, and relevant tools and techniques. From design-thinking methodologies to lean-start-up principles and innovation strategy frameworks.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in leading a team through phases of innovative product or service developments.
  • Experience in facilitating workshops, design sprints or ideation sessions.
  • Ability to help transforming the organization’s innovation culture and customer centricity.
  • Experience in coordinating research efforts - with 3rd party research vendors or internal teams.
  • Ability to do the little things that helps the team to reach their goals.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of industry experience in these areas: Product Management, Management Consulting, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking, or UX Design (Product Focused).
  • Experience in B2B software or software-as-a-service (SaaS).
  • Experienced with the most common innovation tools, frameworks and methodologies. You can clearly demonstrate how you have used these in the past.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to structure complex cross-functional problems.
  • Strong communicator - experience in presenting to leadership the ideas and results of the team’s work.
  • Knowledge and experience in leading both quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Excellent project management and written reporting skills.

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.