What you’ll be doing...

Foster high performing teams through personnel and team development, and by recruiting and retaining talent.

  • Attracting and retaining skilled individuals.
  • Establishing the mission and purpose for individuals and teams.
  • Performing career counseling and personal development.
  • Listening to and supporting teams for problem identification, root cause analysis, and decision-making.
  • Defining and administering compensation, benefits, and promotions.
  • Eliminating obstacles and evolving systems and practices to support Lean-Agile development.
  • Organizing team structure.
  • Evaluating performance, including team input.

Program Execution

  • Helping to build Agile Milestones and Roadmaps, as well as the plans that enable them.
  • Assisting with the development, implementation, and communication of the economic framework.
  • Ridding the teams of distractions and unnecessary work.
  • Building partnerships with customers, suppliers, consultants, partners, and internal and external stakeholders.

Alignment

  • Working with Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) to establish and monitor Lean Budgets and implement Lean Governance.
  • Working with Release Train and Solution Train Engineers and stakeholders to help ensure alignment and execution of strategic themes.
  • Working with the System Architect/Engineer, Product Managers, and Product Owners to establish explicit content authority.
  • Continuously assisting with aligning teams to the system mission and vision.
  • Helping to ensure the engagement of Business Owners, Shared Services, and other stakeholders.
  • Communicating openly and honestly with all stakeholders.

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.
  • Experience with Google Sheets, Slides, Drive, Calendar and Mail.
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Jira.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Computer Science or a relevant field.
  • Master’s degree.
  • Five or more years of experience managing a team of IT professionals that lead to strong business results.
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to manage and execute competing tasks and multiple projects simultaneously and work independently.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently, communicate status and achieve results.
  • Strong drive with the ability to communicate and coordinate with diverse talented teams.
  • Good skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Telecom, network technologies knowledge.
  • Applicable knowledge of the IT and network technologies used by the team.
  • Experience leading an IT software development team.
  • IT software development experience.
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for two or more years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theories.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach.

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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