What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is in the process of modernizing our core networks to enable new, groundbreaking products and technologies. This new 'Intelligent Edge Network' leverages virtualization and software defined networking and will transform how we provide products and service, and maintain our position as the industry leader. Verizon is seeking motivated and driven Engineering professionals to support the Intelligent Edge network. In this position, you will be responsible for.

  • Project management of all aspects of the Core Network growth of the Intelligent Edge network in support of the ULH & OTN migration of our legacy platforms to these new platforms.
  • Wrok closely with our internal engineering, PM & operation teams as well the third party vendors engaged to do portions of the program.
  • Drive projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate and schedule resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
  • Identify, monitor, report and escalate project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
  • Maintain excellent communication with functional team members and direct management to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Strong technical and project management knowledge.
  • Five or more years of project management experience.
  • Experience managing thirdpath vendors.
  • Excellent knowledge of PC and software application including Windows and MS Office.
  • PMP certification.
  • VLSS Black Belt experience with proven track record.
  • Experience with creating Tableau reporting.
  • Engineering, planning, and/or operations knowledge, especially with local and long-haul telecommunications networks.
  • Experience with SRM/SAP as well as expense and/or capital budgets.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications to both internal & external partners.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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