What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect (VZConnect) is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

This lead role will execute agile experimentation to identify and develop new product markets and concepts that drive value to Verizon Connect. The focus will be to bring your marketing and market launch expertise to the full experimentation process. You will lead the process and execution of strategic experimentation, market segment identification and MVP development with a full cross functional team. You will then represent and execute that strategy to the organization showing the path from MVP development through early market trials and beyond.

Responsibilities:

• Leverage various innovation and marketing frameworks to uncover potential insights and areas of opportunity

• Lead experimentation from problem identification, market framework, MVP development and validation

• Use critical thinking to identify potential new market segments and verticals to approach and justify your concepts through estimated cost/value analysis

• Partner with UX and developers to create compelling experience strategies

• Define experiment and MVP requirements with a focus on learning key answers quickly, without getting pulled into full launch requirement documentation

• Manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and changing environment

• User experience interviews and testing to gather early and continuous customer insights

• Design and manage the development of Minimum Viable Products to test launch into a trial market environment which you’ve helped define

• Drive and own product deliverables – high-level business rationale, product/market fit, etc.

• Work with cross functional team to develop hypothesized 3 to 5 yr. business plans using data from your experiments and trial

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

• A Bachelor’s degree in marketing or equivalent work experience

• 6 or more years of relevant work experience

• Startup Experience, specifically in product experimentation, market trials and early product launch

• A desire to innovate and an entrepreneurial mind-set with a healthy disregard for the impossible

• Experience in defining, developing and launching first of it’s kind products

• Hardware & Software a plus

• Experience defining and launching mobile first product experiences

• A great story-teller with excellent written and oral communication skills

• Pay attention to details

• Organized

Even better if you have:

• A Master’s degree

• Strong logical, analytical and creative problem-solving skills.

• Demonstrated leadership among a high performing team of specialists

• Show interest and knowledge in the Telematics and IoT space with demonstrated user empathy

• Expert in an Agile environment, comfortable interacting with other software development processes

• Cultivate strong relationships with cross-functional internal teams and external partners

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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