What you’ll be doing...

The Technology organization is searching for a motivated, positive self-starter who will drive the development and application of new technologies focused on Big Data Artificial Intelligence. These technologies are strategically important to Verizon, particularly as we make large investments in areas such as 5G networks, Software Defined Networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, location based services, autonomous vehicles, drones and Ad Tech.

Verizon has a scale and variety of assets matched by few companies on earth. These assets produce massive amounts of data that can be monetized and used to optimize operations.

The primary focus of the team will be identifying and initiating opportunities across the Enterprise, building collaboration, and influencing strategic direction by raising visibility of trends and issues across the competitive landscape. The position requires a deep understanding of network and IT technologies, industry trends and business drivers, as well as a strong desire to learn.

The candidate will drive cross functional initiatives, develop action plans, establish milestones, and provide status updates. The position is highly visible and requires frequent interaction with SVP and VP leaders across Technology and partner organizations.

Key Functions:

  • Drive cross functional Big Data AI initiatives, including the development of the roadmaps, key metrics, and success criteria

  • Manage key timelines and deliverables to execute on strategic initiatives

  • Communicate key successes/wins and other significant project statuses

  • Stand up Ad-hoc Work Groups (AWGs) and Proofs of Concepts for new Big Data AI initiatives

  • Organize and lead cross functional teams to share information, build collaboration, and facilitate the execution of new opportunities to address Verizon’s business challenges

  • Identify and leverage Oath expertise, technological investments, and AI techniques

  • Research new technology opportunities, investigate industry trends, and deliver compelling, data driven recommendations to guide business decisions and improve business performance

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.

Even better if you have:

  • Strong program and project management capabilities with success leading large, complex initiatives

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the company

  • Experience and interest in current and future technologies

  • Familiarity with project management and collaboration tools including Confluence, Jira, CrowdAround, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint

  • Proven ability to package and sell ideas to all levels of management and across organizations

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science or related technical field

  • PMP Certification

  • Knowledge of Verizon’s network and network architecture

  • Familiar with current topics in Big Data AI such as Natural Language, Machine Learning, and Data Mining, as well as Big Data technologies

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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