What you’ll be doing...

The Network Capital Analysis and Strategic Transformation team is looking for a strategic thinker to join a high profile, high visibility team that powers Network analytics and strategic thinking for Verizon. You will be part of a team that drives business decisions and optimized capital investment for the Verizon Wireless and Wireline Networks. That includes building tools, creating analyses, and discovering insights into our Networks that can be used to optimize our capital plan.

We create actionable operational and strategic insights as well as visualizations for senior leaders in the company across multiple organizations. You will be part of the team that shapes multi-billion dollar investments for the nation’s largest and best networks and guiding Verizon into future network investments. You are a decisive, quick, forward-thinking, strategic, and tactical thought leader. You have exceptional influencing skills and preferred experience working across areas and levels of an organization. Specifically you will be managing the global network & technology multi-year strategic network plan spanning across all of Verizon’s network technology domains.

Data Science:

  • Architect and design solutions to complex predictive & prescriptive modeling challenges including capital optimization across our Networks.
  • Lead strategic efforts across the Network organization, leveraging analytics to optimize processes and procedures that lead to improved Network KPIs, capital optimization and cost reduction.
  • Use statistical modelling and analysis to understand relationships between diverse forms of customer data, network data and business KPI's.

Business Intelligence:

  • Lead a large strategy team to develop and communicate Verizon’s network technology strategy.
  • Communicate the strategic plan and KPIs to senior leadership and respective leads across the business.
  • Deliver and maintain a strategic view of network evolution and convergence plans tied to rollout of the intelligent Edge Network. This requires interactions across multiple organizations to identify and document network technology, cost requirements, and savings benefits.
  • Learn / understand new technologies and how they will impact Verizon (ie: 5G, SND, NFV, MEC).
  • Lead strategic efforts across the Network organization, leveraging advanced analytics to optimize processes and procedures that lead to improved Network KPIs, capital optimization and cost reduction
  • Create detailed scenario analyses merging strategic understanding and current program status with hypothetical program changes to understand impact of proposed changes to CapEx / OpEx spend required to support proposed changes.
  • Make business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative information.
  • Define key success metrics and create dashboards / reports to communicate results and monitor KPIs.
  • Lead the creation of new data processes as identified through industry benchmarking and collaboration with Verizon's data scientist community.
  • Lead a large cross-functional team to create resource (Full Time Equivalent) models that support the Intelligent Edge Network, Network Transformation, OneFiber, & Business as usual activities.

Cross Functional Collaboration:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be the go-to-person for network & technical modeling questions, including familiarity with next-gen network architecture and applications.
  • Collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to ensure data governance audit standards.
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams as predictive modeling subject matter expert.

Executive Presentations:

  • Analyze complex data sets, draw conclusions and relationships and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Effectively communicate actionable insights to category leads supporting their goals and objectives.
  • Prepare executive level presentations to clearly articulate results of complex mathematical analyses.

What we’re looking for...

You are a master at analyzing big data. You thrive in an environment where enormous volumes of data are generated at rapid speed. You’re a creative thinker who likes to explore, and uncover the issues. You are decisive. You are great at influencing up, down, and across groups, and you take satisfaction in mentoring others. Communicating what you’ve uncovered in a way that can be easily understood by others is one of your strengths.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in applying statistical ideas and methods to data sets.
  • Experience with visual science / dashboard design principles.
  • Experience working on network strategy and or planning.
  • Knowledge of database concepts (Oracle, MS SQL, generic SQL, etc.)

Even better if you have:

  • Advanced degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science, or economics.
  • Experience with Tableau, Alteryx, or similar visual analysis tool, optimization, analytics and data sets, project management, developing visually compelling interactive dashboards.
  • Experience in applying statistical ideas and methods to data sets to answer business problems.
  • Strong understanding of data warehouse and data lake technology (Teradata, Hadoop).
  • Good understanding of third party analytic tools.
  • Experience with general purpose programming languages (Java, .Net, Python, Perl, etc.).
  • Experience with shell scripting tools in Windows, Linux/Unix.
  • Experience with data aggregating tools such as SPLUNK.

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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