What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Enterprise is looking for a Managing Director and Global Head of Enterprise Application Integration & Development practice under the professional services arm of Verizon that will be responible for building, leading, and managing a team of application consultants, architects, and developers with focus on edge, mobile, and 5G vertical use-cases and applications. A corporate entrepreneur, this individual will be responsible for strategy, build, and overall P/L accountability of a start-up application practice team, global eco-system partners, and revenue stream and must be capable of recruiting, leading, inspiring and mentoring high-performing talent.

Business Partner- proactively reaches out to internal customers and peers to establish trusting relationships; strives to understand goals of business/technology, takes broad POV, effectively manages requests and helps to understand tradeoffs and make difficult decisions.
Change Agent- effectively presents strategic direction to internal customers and direct reports; seeks to differentiate and improve customer experience in proactive manner; let's others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints.
Team Leader- develops clear goals for the team and aligns the business unit behind them to drive results; focuses on enabling the team to make decisions and demonstrates support for their team.
Talent Developer- seeks to understand direct reports career aspirations, strength and opportunity areas before providing guidance; defines capabilities and expectations for role(s) based on needs; provides context on situations when provide feedback

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Create and lead a “Build-Buy-Partner” model to accelerate practice maturity and overall capability enablement.
  • Engage with business partners to refine requirements and strategies to help drive business goals/objectives and lead the team to deliver and support innovative digital technology solutions to meet business goals.
  • Implement a technology strategy leveraging mobile, edge and 5G capabilities.
  • Build capabilities around the application delivery practices, processes, and tools, driving further adoption of Discover Management Systems, Agile, and Value Stream and “platform first” principles.
  • Help construct an overall Go-To-Market message and offerings and capability to deliver on the offerings.
  • Drive an end-to-end lifecycle enablement of application development and integration delivery capability from “Outcomes First” to “Ideation and Incubation” to “Strategic Consulting & Advisory” then “Development Lifecycle” to eventual “run and operate frameworks.”

Operational Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Application Development & Integration area uses sound practices and processes for implementing custom developed and packaged solutions.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a team organization that ensures skills and capacity for project and enhancement work while providing superior support for production applications.
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices in information technology, development processes, and software architecture.
  • Maintain knowledge of key business processes supported by Verizon platforms, solutions, and applications and technology.
  • Ensure business area requests for application development services are understood, prioritized, and addressed.
  • Allocate skilled resources for project and enhancement requests as well as day-to-day operations.
  • Establish and manage Workforce Planning initiatives to ensure the organization can achieve its goals/initiatives by having the right people with the rights skills and competencies in the right places at the right time.
  • Promote a risk-aware culture and ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
  • Maintain productive management level relationships with Verizon's business functions.
  • Ensure production systems are performing well and operating without defects.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and motivation to the integration & development team(s) responsible for creating and supporting applications.

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or related field. Masters preferred.
  • 15+ years of Application Development, Software Development, Enterprise Integration and Application Consulting/Implementation Services.
  • Strong management experience with multi-tiered application languages.
  • Experience with both custom application software development and packaged software implementations.
  • Demonstrated ability, in platform first approaches, ability to solve problems, determine appropriate actions, and complete projects with little direction.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and thrive in a multi-project environment, while ensuring production systems are up and performing well.
  • Experience in waterfall and agile development processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with C-level gravitas.

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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