What you’ll be doing...

This position has the responsibility of overseeing a team of highly skilled Tier 2 engineers maintaining Verizon's ethernet/data environment. This position works directly with executive leadership within the customer environment, in addition to similar leadership within Verizon and various partner engagements (both Verizon- and customer-owned). Other responsibilities will include people and leadership development, project management and being able to present technical concepts to a diverse audience. The successful candidate should be a strategic thinker, customer focused, with a passion and successful track record of building a world class team.

  • Managing a global operations team.
  • Acting as the primary escalation contact for customers, sales/service teams, professional services and executive management.
  • Monitoring and redirecting staff efforts and resources as appropriate to maximize staff utilization and ensure adherence to SLA/SLO deliverable requirements.
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to reduce costs and increase productivity.
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities for process improvement.
  • Managing incidents and MACD to customer SLA’s. SLO’s and KPI’s.
  • Engaging peer organizations to resolve customer incidents.
  • Coordinating with program management
  • Partnering with the sales organizations to identify and solution new and expanded customer opportunities.
  • Collaborating with product marketing and peer organizations on product development.
  • Interfacing directly with customer personnel at all levels to provide consistent, high quality operations support.
  • Conducting periodic operations reviews with customers, sales/service teams and executive management to maintain a focus on operational excellence.
  • Holding regular meetings with team members.
  • Monitoring team performance and ensuring development and/or improvement plans are implemented when necessary in accordance with HR guidelines.
  • Curation of training curriculum based on customer solution specifications and employee needs.
  • Ensuring all staff complete training against assigned curriculum roadmaps in a timely manner.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience or specific skills related to: technology adoption, software development, business process optimization, automation.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Six or more years of experience in telecommunications or Technology Company.
  • Understanding of communications products and networking technologies in order to be able to understand technical issues that are being escalated.
  • Knowledge of business processes (e.g. ITIL, Project Management) and the impact thereof on the technical environment.
  • Independent thinking; demands full use and application of principles, theories, concepts and technologies.
  • Strong leadership and team-building capabilities through experience in leading teams or projects to successfully achieve measurable results.

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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