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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, highly motivated, Product Owner / Technical Product Manager to work in the product engineering team for developing security solutions in Technology and Product development organizations.

You will be the Senior Product Owner for products under the Managed Security Services portfolio. Looking for a strong entrepreneurial attitude who can ideate, collaborate, design, solution, and architect working with internally developed products and also vendor solutions. You should have customer centric design thinking and will be working with Product Management to expand the features to detailed epics/user stories in the backlog. You should be able to work in an agile environment across stakeholder organizations (including Product Management, Security Operations, Network design teams, back office systems, Customers, Sales and partners). The role requires cross-functional communication to executive management and decision making in order to drive Security services objectives.

  • Take the lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner.
  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholder throughout the project and creating requirements.
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on.
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product.
  • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities.
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories.
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI.
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of newfunctionalities.
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product.

*This role can sit out of any valid Verizon work location within the U.S.*

Where you'll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need have:

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

Even better if you have:

  • A degree or Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or work experience in enterprise security relevant fields.
  • Eight or more years of experience in Technical product owner or Architect roles with direct contribution to revenue growth.
  • Communication skills and ability to lead discussions with product management team and customers to identify new market opportunities and use cases.
  • Strong Product Development experience with key focus on Enterprise use cases around Security and Networking. Experience working closely with Engineering teams and delivering new functionality.
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Creative thinker with a vision.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong Technical knowledge of complex systems and architecture concepts and ensures project teams are effectively employing appropriate software design techniques.
  • Strong experience developing accessible user portals for demanding customers.
  • Experience leading and collaborating across a set of cross functional delivery initiatives.
  • Experience working with the business and customers on gathering requirements, documenting requirements, managing product backlog, writing user stories, and working with development and vendors to deliver on the product plan and vision.
  • Strong technical knowledge to provide systems perspective and expertise for Security, LAN, and Wi-Fi, IoT products, services and E2E managed security solutions.
  • Analyze business results using key financial metrics including volumes, costs, and profitability to ensure offers support customer needs while also achieving business case targets such as revenue and margin.
  • Experience in agile IT development processes and collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Jive etc.) as well as vendor management.
  • Active government issued security clearance at a Public Trust level, or eligibility to obtain and maintain this clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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