What you’ll be doing...

  • The Technology organization is searching for a Technology Project Leaders. The Principal Member of Technical Staff will be responsible for leading activities for a nationwide program (and globally for some projects) on the development of 5G ecosystems. The candidate will work very closely with functional teams including Network, Product, Engineering, Planning and IT. In this role they will act as a key contributor to the 5G Ecosystem Program and will identify opportunities to design, develop, build, test and implement 5G use case trials with both internal and external partners.
  • Will work across network, enterprise and other product teams to lead and deliver key prototypes, trials and demos to advance the 5G and digital use cases. Responsibilities include managing and tracking visibility and communication across various internal and external partners including technology providers and other customer partners. The role also includes the management, design and support of 5G customer demo facing events.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, project management skills, ability to influence and work effectively across other partner organizations. The position requires an individual with experience in wireless and wireline technologies. Interfaces with Director of Technical Solutions, Global Operators and the 5G Network/other Vz teams.
  • Will make recommendations on which 5G technical network implementation solutions Verizon should pursue from a technology point of view, work with solution architects to ideate trial scenarios, and identify potential customers to trial solutions with. The candidate will be responsible of the implementation of the 5G solutions for each site and work with regional network and business partners for the success of the trials.
  • Develop key action plans, milestones and deliverables, keeping the team on task to work through solutions to support the strategy and 5G ecosystem trial plan. The ideal candidate will have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities. The position requires high engagement, ability to build collaboration and technical expertise. The candidate has to possess strong analytical skills, organizational skills and able to interpret data and provide recommendations to the leadership team to influence executive decisions with technical rationale and business acumen.
  • Requires an individual with experience in Network Technology, Product Development or IT and experience with wireless and wireline technologies.
  • Will be expected to manage time, meetings, and professional communications; including documenting findings and make recommendations to directors and above. The person should be an effective communicator as the position is highly visible and requires frequent interaction with VPs and Directors across the Technology team as well as customers and enterprises.
  • Independent worker who can self-manage.

The position focuses on:

  • Developing and implementing 5G Ecosystems and Customer trials for incubation and research.
  • Working across the organization to define opportunities to leverage and influence technology with respect to 5G.
  • Work with complex emerging technologies that can further the ecosystem and broad adoption of 5G/digital solutions.
  • Deliver concise, compelling, data & insight driven recommendations based for 5G use case trials based on internal and external trends.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership and communication skills and ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization. Leads and develops teams of direct/indirect reports.
  • Supports Verizon 5G External demos (MWC, Superbowl) and well as internal (5G Connectivity across labs).

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.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related technical field.
  • Networking design experience in a cellular or telecommunications environment.
  • Five or more years of experience in technical organization performing planning, development and / or program management.
  • Five or more years of networking experience.
  • AWS Cloud Certifications.
  • PMP Certification.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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