When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

As a senior lead you will be coaching and mentoring high performing Technical Project management teams.

  • Drive projects in Agile, Waterfall and Rapid delivery execution.
  • Manage Demand, Financials (Cap./Exp.), Budgeting, etc. for entire portfolio.
  • Explore new areas of opportunities for the team to improve overall application quality and the customer experience.
  • Responsible to drive SAFe release trains, Lean Business Agility (LBA), etc.
  • Track projects over JIRA, Clarity, Shibumi, Anaplan, EazyBI, etc. Project management platforms.
  • Drive portfolio reports, trackers, tools, dashboards, etc. automation´s.
  • Ensure projects are delivered in line with scheduled milestones. Address user issues with a sense of urgency.
  • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget / resources.
  • Define Best Practices, understanding technology trends and know-how about open source technologies.
  • Track project outcomes versus business expectations and Drive innovation culture in the team.
  • Be responsible for mentoring and providing direction to Leads, RTEs PM’s and SM’s.
  • Metrics oriented project management and metrics oriented business case ideations.
  • Escalation management and effective stockholder communication.

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.
  • CSM, SAFe, PMP or relevant Agile, Project Management, etc. certifications.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Strong communication, presentation, problem solving skills.
  • Ability to understand business needs and help delivery terms.
  • Strong decision-making and leadership abilities.
  • Team development planning, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Knowledge of SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, etc. delivery models.
  • Ability to successfully manage cross-functional projects involving multiple stakeholders and varying levels of management.
  • Technical knowledge around Java/SQL based application development.