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.

What you’ll be doing:
This role will lead a set of products within the Verizon Connect “OEM” roadmap for millions of connected vehicles globally.
Manage all aspects of a set of products in the emerging areas of Telematics (Connected Vehicle Services) including as examples: new 5G wireless capabilities, in-vehicle Wi-Fi, apps, entertainment, cellular-V2X, and safety services for next generation ADAS and autonomous vehicles. Create the business cases to justify investment, establish the service roadmap, write requirements, and lead the development process in order to bring new services to market. Research and understand the market, the competitive environment, and customer feedback for the set of services.
Areas of focus may include any of the following: Platform, API’s, Safety Services, Mobile Apps, Wi-Fi Data Plans, Audio Entertainment, Remote Controls, Verizon HUM, Remote Update, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Mobility, 5G, autonomous, AI, machine learning, Autonomous, ADAS, Mobility, Wi-Fi, Big Data, Smart City, and Personal Voice Assistants.


Responsibilities:

• Create and implement the strategy and product roadmap for selected category of services (define roadmap, gain both internal and customer buy-in, lead team to develop and launch services).
• Fully manage and lead decision making for product line opportunities up to $100M
• Be the indirect leader of cross functional teams of up to 50 people in size and influence executives up to division C-level
• Develop price and bundling approach for both the consumer and enterprise services.
• Understand the current technology and systems at Verizon Connect and Verizon Wireless, and how to build services using the existing investments.
• Provide post launch product support to address performance issues and resolve customer complaints.
• Stay abreast of mobile, telematics, and IOT markets (industry trends, new devices and services, customer usage, technology enablers, etc.).
• Conduct assessment of competitive offerings and new product launches.
• Support customer RFP’s for new services, and issue RFP’s to vendors as required.
• Write business requirements and help define use cases for services using mobile apps, websites, in-vehicle screens, and IVR feature functionality and application UI.
• Work with marketing to define how to best position the services to end consumers and facilitate with marketing the creation of marketing collateral.
• Work with training and operations to ensure front line employees have the latest product information and that customer impacting issues are addressed.
• Work with finance department to develop business case to support new product launches.
• Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
• Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
• Understand strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are recognized best in the industry

What we’re looking for...


What we’re looking for:


You’ll need to have:
• College degree required, MBA preferred, Top ranked Universities preferred
• Previous experience preferred of six years in Product Management roles post MBA, or equivalent seniority to above job description. Experience with Mobile Connected Services, Platform as a Service, Automotive experience is a plus
• Ability to think both strategically and tactically
• Technically capable
• Business Savvy


Even better if you have:
• Previous Telematics, Telecom, or Automotive experience
• Autonomous, ITS, 5G, HD Maps, ADAS, or other advanced technology experience applicable to our product roadmap
• Experience working in a start-up or other dynamic, fast-paced environments that requires a self-starter and risk taking approach
• Engineering or technical fieldstudies
• Experience and success with presentations at the senior management level

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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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