What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is leading the industry in developing capabilities with 5G that will unlock new opportunities and experiences for consumers and enterprises. In this role, you’ll be stitching together the latest in enterprise and consumer technology to feed insights back to the business and bring the technology to life for Verizon’s customers. As a member of the 5G Labs team, you will work with external partners and internal developers who are building 5G proofs-of-concept that will accelerate Verizon’s 5G Ecosystem.

You’re a talented technical thinker with experience in building or managing products, design thinking, or collaborative strategy. You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks. You have a desire to shift the way a Fortune 15 organization looks at innovation and new product development.

Activities will include:

  • Research and keep abreast of current state of the art and future technology trends, including 5G and elsewhere within the evolving mobile ecosystem/value chain.
  • Work with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders to ensure relationships with partners are nurtured and in alignment with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Proactively manage an opportunity pipeline, perform KPI-based project management, and maintain evaluation processes.
  • Manage or help coordinate technical projects in a meticulous and disciplined fashion to track progress and to ensure goals are achieved. During project execution, provide oversight, direction, and steering to maximize project output and resource efficiency.
  • Analyze and discover new insights from work streams that may translate into emerging products and services that will delight Verizon customers and capture developers’ mindset.
  • Work with product managers, creative storytellers, and designers to contribute to the creation of impactful, easy-to-understand prototypes.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working with technical teams.

Even better if you have.

  • A Master’s degree.
  • Experience working closely with a product manager or product team.
  • Program or project scoping and management experience.
  • Data analysis and excellent data organization skills.
  • Passion for technology and good knowledge of current technology landscape -- in particular, startups and emerging technologies that will benefit from 5G connectivity.
  • Excellent communication skills, and in particular the ability to present complex topics and data. In a concise graphical form and deliver findings to others in the context of the “bigger picture.”
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging and stimulating organization.
  • Aptitude to work outside of your comfort zone and get things done quickly and, in some cases, with little-to-no supervision.
  • A hunger to change the world for the better through technology.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office / GSuite skills.

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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