When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

Verizon is building a future using technologies like 5G Ultra, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

The Strategy Consulting team with Verizon’s Corporate Strategy organization holds a key role in helping shape this new path. We challenge ourselves to solve top-of mind strategic questions, collaborating with leadership and experts across the organization. We can do so by leveraging the multi-faceted background of our team consisting of former management consultants, investment bankers, buy-side investors, data scientists and technology experts. We are responsible for challenging the status quo, looking beyond the horizon, and making the future real, role-modeling the new Verizon 2.0 way of working that builds on customer centricity, collaboration and innovation to drive positive change.

Want to have meaningful impact? This is where it happens!

In this role, you will…

  • Empower decision-making and execution of strategic initiatives, working alongside executive leaders across the entire company to ensure effective communication, governance and change management.
  • Lead a portfolio of cross-functional projects across consumer, enterprise, public sector, and functional organizations to develop general management and future leadership capabilities for the company.
  • Drive analysis & solution development of key business challenges to enable new growth and value opportunities across a swiftly dynamic and innovative business environment.
  • Leverage critical thinking & sharp problem solving skills (e.g., data-backed analysis, data science tools, valuation methods, hypothesis-driven approach, research & strategy frameworks) to support the design & execution of new solutions.
  • Collaborate with data scientists to build analytics solutions focused on embedding AI/ML into critical business decisions and processes to elevate value-creation and customer experience.
  • Manage and drive the creation of detailed financial models to support overall strategic planning and investment requests.
  • Structure and lead proof-of-concept and/or pilot engagements with technology and business partners.
  • Craft and deliver actionable recommendations to senior leadership through data-driven analysis and visualization for executive decision making.
  • Coach junior team members to enhance their personal effectiveness & ability to make a positive impact.
  • Develop new capabilities that enable Verizon to build its own “strategic muscle” best suited for its business needs, building data-driven assets and models.
  • Contribute to a high-performing team of problem solvers from various disciplines who are committed to driving profitable growth & innovation across the company.

What we’re looking for...

You are outcomes-driven, smart, hard-working, and a great team player. You thrive on new challenges, and are excited by the prospect of mastering new things. You can be creative and visionary, but are able to roll up your sleeves to structure a project plan, develop a financial model, or craft a presentation. You are comfortable leading and following. You are confident enough to voice well-informed, dissenting opinions, yet always treat others and their views with respect.

You’ll need to have…

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

Even better if you have…

  • MBA or advanced degree in Economics, Data Science, Computer Science or Engineering
  • Two or more years of strategy experience with a top-tier management consulting firm
  • Experience with telecommunications, technology, infrastructure or industrials industries
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for technology-backed, transformative industries
  • Experience in a leadership role responsible for the design, development, and implementation of a strategic plan for an organization, company or business unit
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects
  • Proven ability to manage complex programs and drive cross-functional teams to meet business objectives and influence co-workers while fostering strong working relationships
  • Comfortable working across all levels of an organization, leveraging organizational, interpersonal, presentation, and time-management skills
  • Ability to translate complex ideas and express them in concise, simple to understand ways
  • Broad financial acumen including knowledge of valuation methodologies and ability to develop financial models
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills in combination with experience in SQL and scripting/statistical programming languages (Python, R, etc.)
  • Understanding of advanced statistical methods, machine learning principles and cloud architecture
  • Experience handling confidential information appropriately

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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).