What you’ll be doing...

This role will give you a chance to partner with some of the brightest minds in industry, academia, and the startup ecosystem to expand the possibilities for the next generation of technology. Through our in-house incubator and entrepreneurial partnerships, we are supporting internal teams in creating new technologies that will shape the evolution of 5G connectivity.

You will help identify new areas of business and technological opportunity by working across teams to discover, prototype, validate, and pitch new ideas for strategic assessment. Some of these ideas may be tested and commercialized with the potential to impact evolving technical capabilities in order to provide a competitive advantage and enable the business in new ways.

As part of your role within Verizon 5G Labs, you will also manage the Concept Studio, a process-driven, intensive cohort program that provides the resources, community, and conditions for accelerating new product development and jump-starting the careers of top-performing new team members. You will contribute your skills as a coder and a manager in the development of minimum viable products (MVPs) while delivering real-time insights to our 5G network and technology teams.

You’re a talented technical thinker with experience in building and managing products, design thinking, or collaborative strategy. 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 have a desire to shift the way a Fortune 15 organization looks at innovation and new product development.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Bring ideas to life.
  • Turn science fiction into science fact, enriching our customers’ lives with products and insights that will shape the future of global communications.
  • Work with advanced technology to make the next major breakthrough.
  • Use experimental research and behavioral insights to aid in the creation of new technologies.
  • Work in our new 5G-powered Open Innovation Lab in New York City.
  • Opportunities for further growth and development are limited only by your ambition and ability to deliver results.

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Experience in Product Management, Project Management, Design Thinking, Business Strategy, or related experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to redefine what it means to create by finding new ways to apply technology to today’s greatest challenges.
  • Experience designing and building outcome-driven products in multiple coding languages.
  • History of leadership, envisioning new ways to win, establishing a roadmap, and engaging relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment and collaborate with internal and external support groups.
  • Demonstrated independent thinking, relationship management, and attention to detail.
  • Comfort operating and thriving in dynamic, ever-evolving situations.
  • Demonstrated capability to meet milestones, communicate your work, and respond to feedback with action and learning.
  • High proficiency in Google G-suite.

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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