What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is at the center of the ecosystem architecture for 5G, Intelligent Edge, and Multi-Access Edge Compute (MEC) enabling applications such as massive IoT, augmented reality, virtual reality, next gen connected vehicles, aerial drone solutions, and more.

The Senior Manager is responsible for leading a team of technology experts responsible for designing and implementing mobile edge/5G technical prototype solutions. The person will engage with product technical leaders (director, VP and higher levels), to understand their technical needs, deliver technology presentations on 5G at an executive level, and design use cases to be evaluated and tested. At the same time, this person will work with our large corporate partners, in particular Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia and Cisco, in order to understand their view and technical offering and be able to incorporate their solutions into our trials.

The role will engage with a thriving technology ecosystem and identify, source and drive partnerships to develop new solutions on emerging 5G platforms. The person will collaborate with internal teams (mainly Product Management and Strategy), infrastructure and other technology providers to develop prototypes as appropriate. For example, identify the architecture for mobile VR technologies such as low latency networking/edge compute for various consumer use cases.

This person will also have to deliver technical executive presentations not only to our executives, but also to technology executives from carriers outside the US, in order to share our knowledge and gain insights on what others outside the US are doing.

Individual must be highly knowledgeable of the current ecosystem and technology trends. You must have a background in solutions integration, product management, or technology development, specific to complete platforms and ecosystems. You must be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and applications that developers and customers love. Must have experience with innovative cutting edge technologies, such as AR/VR, IoT, drones, self-driving cars, etc.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of solution architects to conceive and execute on mobile edge/5G solutions for consumers.
  • Focus on strategic software and architecture development.
  • Engage with product leaders within Verizon to understand their technical needs, and design use cases to be tested.
  • Work with Verizon’s large corporate partners, in particular Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia and Cisco to understand their technical offering and incorporate their solutions into our trials.
  • Evaluate the applicability of emerging technologies and potential startup partners with cutting-edge technology.
  • Identify, source and drive partnerships to develop new solutions on emerging 5G platforms.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (network/IT/product), infrastructure and other technology providers to develop prototypes.
  • Analyze different potential architecture options, recommend the best one based on a preset list of requirements, and be able to substantiate the reasoning behind the selection.
  • Delivery technical presentations to Verizon executives, as well as technology executives from carriers outside the US.
  • Test and compare varied technology solutions using underlying our 5G and FiOS networks.

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:

  • BSEE Electrical/Computer Engineering, MSEE preferred.
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience.
  • 10+ years leading large teams and/or projects.
  • Solid experience in product and application development (B2C or B2B2C)
  • Have worked with the entrepreneurial community through incubators, VCs, etc.
  • Expert understanding of computer technologies and architectures
  • Good understanding of Wi-Fi and wireless technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex technical concepts and ideas to deliver engaging presentations.
  • Have worked creating and delivering executive level presentations to internal executive as well as external ones.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Highly independent, self-motivated and needing little supervision.
  • Experience in managing technology suppliers.
  • Have worked with multinational corporations and understand regional cultural differences.

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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