What you’ll be doing...

This Product Manager position is responsible for delivering 5G products for business customers. The Product Manager will be part of a cross functional team responsible for defining the strategy, requirements and commercial model of 5G products.

This role includes setting and communicating coverage and capacity solutions product strategy, establishing routes to markets/channels, and lead overall product management efforts. The Product Manager will articulate requirements for Enterprise, Government and SMB customers, drive those requirements through agile product development processes, support commercial releases in collaboration with the business unit, and provide post-launch support. The position may also include third party contract negotiation and vendor management. Evolve and implement 5G strategy for B2B. Work in collaboration with LOB/Sales on identifying other 5G opportunities and vertical markets.

A qualified candidate should have experience with developing, managing and marketing wireless products and services though the agile product development process. They will have a track record working with Enterprise, Government and SMB customers that utilize private and public wireless services. Broad knowledge, curiosity, and a considered point of view on radio as well as core for 4G/5G including network evolution in the Enterprise and SMB spaces is desired. Previous experience with enterprise customers around wireless products will be a plus.

  • Engage with customers, sales, business unit marketing, and other stakeholders to define the requirements and roadmap.
  • Translate customer requirements into product requirements, advocating best practices for Coverage and Capacity solutions.
  • Drive new development initiatives from inception through launch including managing the product development launch process.
  • Own the business execution plan for assigned products and solutions, collaborating with business unit marketing and other teams for delivery of associated revenue and profitability goals.
  • Identifying ongoing opportunities for operational efficiencies to ensure customer satisfaction, continued revenue growth and increased market share.
  • Communicate product vision and strategies to varied audiences, including executives and cross functional teams.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in 5G vendor ecosystem (Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung etc.,) & use that in key product definitions where applicable.
  • Lead the product management team on Product Plan, product requirements, customer POCs, customer trials, & use cases for 5G working with cross-functional teams across Network planning, IT, client partners, marketing & other teams.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field.
  • MS or MBA.
  • Five or more years of Product Management experience.
  • Five or more years of telecommunications experience and LTE proficiency.
  • Understanding of 4G/LTE network elements.
  • Basic understanding of 5G Evolution.
  • High proficiency in understanding 5G NR technology as well as RAN and core evolution as defined in 3GPP and GSMA.
  • Knowledgeable on how the Verizon Wireless network is architected as well as how to design and integrate solutions into the network.
  • A full understanding of the impacts of any new feature on the existing operation and performance of the network.
  • Ability to articulate customer needs internally so they can be translated into a finished product.
  • Effective communication and advanced presentation skills including demonstrated experience with executive level customer presentations.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement interdepartmental processes and procedures designed to support common network, product and sales goals.
  • Strong design skills and problem solving capabilities.
  • Strong project management skills to execute on roadmap, moving a project from inception to completion.
  • The ability to work on a team and independently on multiple high priority projects.
  • Ability to facilitate collaborative resolution of differences with a “win-win” approach.
  • Proven organizational and interpersonal skills, plus proven relationship building abilities.

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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