What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Advanced Communications Product Development group is looking for a Project Manager to join the product team, providing direction to a cross functional team responsible for engineering, IT integration, business operations, support and maintenance of the Unified Communications and Collaboration product area. You will lead and manage large scale and complex initiatives involving technology build out and transition of customers from current data centers to new target data centers. Coordinates the development of the migration strategy and tactical plans with business partners to transition customers from current data centers to future data centers. Working within the Advanced Communications Product Development (ACPD) Portfolio, you will be responsible for contributing to the continuous improvement of internal processes, and drive the cultural, technology, and delivery transformation of the ACPD organization.

  • Planning and coordinating activities and resources for key projects.
  • Coordinating the development of strategies and project plans to migrate existing customers from current data centers to future data centers.
  • Gathering data to support business plans.
  • Setting parameters to determine customers to be included in customer migration groups.
  • Analyzing and managing the required deliverables for data center moves.
  • Managing status meetings with teams to ensure on-time delivery and mitigation.
  • Adjusting plans to ensure successful loads of customer data and software installation to address identified issues.
  • Participating during conversion window activities and share leadership role and project plan execution with implementation teams.
  • Participating in strategic planning sessions with all teams and management to determine the scope and objectives of each project.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of experience planning, managing, and scheduling project or program activities.
  • Two or more years of experience managing complex IT Infrastructure projects.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Excellent writing & communication skills.
  • Knowledge in Cisco Unified Communications products.
  • Strong ability to explain complex technical concepts to executive and business audiences.
  • Experience with managing an IT Infrastructure refresh process.
  • Experience with the functions and responsibilities of an IT Operations organization.
  • Experience with project management methodologies (for example, PMI, and agile).
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project, MS Office Suite and Google Suite.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience overseeing a data center migration project or program.
  • PMP Certified.
  • ITSM Certified.
  • DevOps experience.
  • Experience leading change management initiatives.
  • Process design and optimization experience.

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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