What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Smart Communities team is hiring a Product Manager responsible for core components of the NetSense, Smart City IoT Platform. This key role will contribute to further development of Verizon’s Smart City Platform vision, strategy, as part of the broader Verizon Smart Communities Product Management team. NetSense is a highly scalable microservices based platform handling core IoT Device Management, Data and Connectivity Management, User and Account Management, Authentication and Access Control. The core components along with data and security infrastructure are leveraged by the Smart Lighting, Parking and Traffic Smart City solutions developed by Verizon. We’re looking for a customer focused, technically savvy product manager to work with the team. You will be working closely with internal and external customers to develop requirements specifications, prioritize initiatives and lead product roadmaps, from conception through launch to ongoing development and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather, document and communicate business and technical requirements.
  • Follow industry trends and competition to adjust the product roadmap and strategy.
  • Articulate the product definition and manage execution against the product plan.
  • Lead cross-functional teams including engineering, operations, sales, support, finance, legal and marketing to execute against the product business plan.
  • Manage product lifecycle through various launch phases and follow-on releases in accordance with Verizon processes.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to collect feedback; identifying opportunities for improvements and enhancements to our suite of products
  • Provide day-to-day product guidance, write technical specifications requirements and acceptance criteria with detail and clarity sufficient for implementation and acceptance
  • Identify key product stakeholders; elicit input and develop a consensus around the definition and relative priority of each story in the backlog; contain scope appropriately, while managing stakeholder expectations
  • Work with development engineering teams to communicate the product vision, clarify use cases and requirements, resolve issues arising during development, and accept stories as they are completed

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or fouror more years of work experience.
  • Sixor more years of relevant workexperience.

Even better if you have:

  • Degree focus in Business, Information Systems or Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Three or more years of experience as a Product Manager.
  • Two or more years of experience with platform product management ideally in the IoT or Smart Cities space.
  • Understanding of cloud technologies and ability to learn new technologies quickly. Familiarity with AWS cloud services a plus.
  • Accomplished range of skills from high level strategic thinking to creative and detailed execution.
  • Experience engaging and influencing both technical and business stakeholders.
  • Strong planning and organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple complex projects.
  • Knowledge of the product management lifecycle.
  • Effective written/verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create excellent working relationships with diverse teams and job functions throughout the organization.
  • Highly self-motivated and self-sufficient.

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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