What you’ll be doing...

The Technology and Product Development Office is searching for a manager to lead Verizon Media Group integration efforts. The manager will be responsible for identifying new synergies and executing on existing programs between VMG and Verizon technologies.

The manager must demonstrate deep, thoughtful understanding of Verizon's network technological strategy, as well as competitive trends and business drivers. The manager will partner with VPs and Directors to share information, collaborate, define new opportunities, and leverage technology expertise in software, platform and data centers to solve business challenges

The position requires an individual with experience in Network, IT, and / or experience with Big Data AI/ML tools and technologies. The manager should also possess strong interpersonal skills, project management skills, and the ability to work effectively across organizations. The position is highly visible and requires frequent interaction with VPs and Directors across the Technology and partnering organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the development and deployment of the Hadoop data lake BCP in the Verizon Media data centers
  • Executing on the deployment of the Phase 2 Network Connectivity from the Verizon data centers to the Verizon Media data centers
  • Identifying and executing on VMG open source software adoption
  • Coordinating all activities to research and assess new opportunities so that strategy and roadmaps are stitched together and aligned to effectively carry out the company's overall goals.
  • Support Sr. Manager and Executive Director and oversee new initiatives, develop key action plans and identify milestones and deliverables.
  • Provide status on the action plans and deliverables.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of technical organization and program management experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Eight or more years of experience in technical organization performing planning, development and/or program management experience.
  • Strong technical skills, leadership skills, partnership and collaboration skills, analytical skills, program management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with specific experience presenting information to executive leadership.
  • Ability to package and sell ideas and influence across all levels of management and across organizations.
  • Ability to drive results and actions for continued improvement in meeting business deliverables, IT processes, and program management.
  • Ability to own issues/risk decisions and manage on an ongoing basis.
  • Ability to create action plans that lead to resolutions.
  • Ability to identify opportunities to streamline processes and create efficiencies.

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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