What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect 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.

We have an immediate need for a Project Manager to join our Device Engineering Services team. This role will work with our team of hardware product managers and R&D staff in the development of new product offerings in our expanding global marketplace.


Responsibilities:

  • Project Resource Management
  • Identify need and availability of resources for low to medium complexity projects
  • Assist with allocation of resources
  • Monitor, track and adjust resource commitments throughout project
  • Identify implication to project goals due to resource changes
  • Project Planning – Establishes a systematic course of action for self and others to ensure accomplishments of a specific objective.
  • Sets priorities, goals and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Apply project planning capabilities to multiple concurrent low to medium complexity projects
  • Plan and schedule tasks so that work is completed on time
  • Set priorities with an appropriate sense of what is most important
  • Plan with an appropriate and realistic sense of the time constraints
  • Allocate time and resources effectively and coordinate efforts with all affected parties
  • Keep all parties informed of progress and all relevant changes to project timeline
  • Orchestrate go live activities
  • Project Lifecycle Management – Manages all aspects of project to meet scope, cost, time and quality objectives:
  • Collaborate with finance and procurement to create project budget and manage project financials
  • Manage project scope (e.g., change request)
  • Ensure project meets quality standards
  • Execute project while focusing on results and desired outcomes
  • Stakeholder Relations – Manages the interactions between the stakeholders and the rest of the project team to accomplish project goals.
  • Be accessible, available, and responsive to the stakeholder
  • Advocate appropriately for the stakeholder to others
  • Seek stakeholder feedback about project performance
  • Manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner
  • Facilitate cooperation

What we’re looking for...

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented with excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 3+ years of experience in managing projects within an IT environment
  • 1+ years of direct project delivery experience (e.g., Systems Analyst, Developer, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding Project Management Skills
  • Possesses strong experience with managing both applications and infrastructure projects
  • Ability to lead and influence a diverse team operating in a matrix environment
  • Strong command of Microsoft Excel, Project and Powerpoint

Even better if you have:

  • PMP Certification
  • Experience with best practice agile scrum development and lean startup principles.
  • Comfortable using collaboration and CRM tools such as Slack, JIRA and Salesforce.

Keywords: VZConnect

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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