What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, Finance is leading the formation of an advanced analytics arm that delivers world-class insights in driving business impacts through a data driven approach. This is a unique opportunity to be a subject matter expert, hands-on and contribute the experiences you’ve gained in youracademic program. You'll learn from the best minds in the industry and improve your knowledge regarding strategic business problem solving, data analytics, and strategic change initiatives in an environment that’s dedicated to industry superiority.

Locations: Irving, TX. Ashburn, VA. Boston, MA.

What you’ll be doing…

In this role, you may have the opportunity to drive advanced analytics and embed Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) techniques to:

  • Identify customer growth opportunities from new 5G revenue models.
  • Detect Fraud and optimize customer experience.
  • Leverage customer behavioral data science and optimize credit decisions/collections strategy.
  • Optimize digital growth by balancing omni-channel experience and profitability.
  • Partner with in-house data strategy experts to design analytically ready datasets by stitching customer data across multiple platforms and incorporating business rules.

Analytical Work Management:

  • Partner with internal business partners in gathering business requirements and developing advanced analytical solutions to complex problems.
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and interpretation of experiments/trials for continuous refinement of on-going strategies.
  • Translate predictive insights from complex analytical framework to optimize decisions related to marketing investments, credit offerings, and fraud strategy.

Modeling & Infrastructure:

  • Develop and deploy both traditional statistical models and machine learning techniques and algorithms: Regression, clustering, neural networks, random forest, etc. to guide marketing investments and strategy.
  • Periodically validate model performance and update models based on changing business strategies/objectives.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Current enrollment in an MBA, Masters, or Ph.D. degree program with a concentration in Finance, Economics/Econometrics Strategy, Design, Marketing, Data or Business Analytics, Business IT, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a directly related area with an expected completion date between December 2019 and June 2020.
  • Four or more years of work experience in Corporate Strategy, Operations, Data Analytics, Management Consulting, Finance, Quantitative, Marketing, Business Modeling, or a related field.
  • Hands on usage of one of SAS/R/Python and ability to program in SQL required. Prior experience in using ML techniques to solve business problems.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

Even better if you have:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Developing and implementing advanced analytical solutions to complex business problems/opportunities.
  • Experience in Hadoop Clusters/Hive/Scala/Spark.
  • Data management, analysis, and visualization to realize absolute and incremental commercial gains.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, relationship management and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, communication, leadership and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment.
  • Experience in telecom, high-tech, or related industries.
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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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