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 startup environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

We have an immediate need for a Technical Project Manager to facilitate the delivery of our award-winning Fleet Management product Reveal and assist in our transformation to a lean software team. The Technical Project Manager is the key person for ensuring the flow of work along our value stream. You will ensure effective collaboration across all of the actors involved in delivering initiatives, senior management, product management, UX, engineering, development operations, and architecture. Working within the Lean/Kanban methodology employed in Verizon Connect, you will identify opportunities for continuous improvement and champion them across the organization. You will work alongside other TPMs within the organization and will have specific responsibilities for two or more Clans, each of which typically consists of two to three Squads of cross functional teams. You will work closely with the engineering managers responsible for the clans to which they are aligned. This role offers strong personal and professional growth opportunities to the right person and the ability to have a meaningful impact on in one of the largest SaaS business in the world.

Other responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Using project knowledge to be strategic in planning short, mid, and long-term project objectives and identifying interdependencies.
  • Coordinating the activities of multiple software teams and managing the dependencies between them, all in a lean operation.
  • Using Lean and Agile methodologies to track progress and provide informed insight into projected completion dates for initiatives.
  • Identifying, tracking, and mitigating risks and issues identified throughout the delivery of initiatives.
  • Using strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership, and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high-performance teams.
  • Communicating effectively with team members, senior leaders, and the broader organization.
  • Keeping senior management and key stakeholders informed of project status and escalating issues when they impact timeline, scope, quality, or budget.
  • Contributing to the functional excellence of project management by participation in the development and continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and tools related to program and portfolio management practices.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience.
  • Five or more years project management experience (ideally with relevant qualifications).
  • Experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in Agile/Lean development methodologies and managing complex projects in an Agile environment, with experience in different SDLC methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams, and processes.
  • Willingness to assume accountability for all project management aspects.
  • The ability to work effectively and closely with delivery managers.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and accomplish work without formal authority.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Sound judgment, problem solving, and collaboration in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to problems.
  • The ability to work effectively with cross-functional or horizontally aligned teams.

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.