What you’ll be doing...

This role requires considerable self-initiative and autonomous problem-solving in order to: 1) manage time/budget constraints and risks in real time to maximize the chances of success for an R&D/prototyping team developing a completely new technology; and 2) evolve and mature the team and program to meet rapidly-changing technology and business requirements, with a critical focus on near-term alignment with the 5G rollout.

The person in this position will work closely with the Sr. Architect and Sr. Project Manager to ensure that the program continues to reach targeted milestones. This will involve leveraging lean agile (RUP/thin-thread) methodology and developing targeted budget requests tied to concrete technology milestones on the roadmap. Staff and technology tradeoffs (including partnerships) must be evaluated in real-time to maximize the program's chances of success, both short-term and long-term.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have…

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years work experience.
  • Six or more years relevant experience.

Even better if you have…

  • 12 or more years experience building and leading technology teams and programs: strategic planning, program management, project management, budget planning, vendor management, risk management, hiring and retention, change management, quality management.
  • Demonstrable experience building and managing R&D teams.
  • Demonstrable experience building and managing technology programs with agile methodology.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of volumetric technology and industry.
  • Demonstrable experience evangelizing new technologies to VIP stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable experience managing complex collaborative partnerships with external entities.
  • Demonstrable experience designing and delivering C-Level presentations.
  • Demonstrable experience with patent process for new technologies.
  • JIRA/Confluence.
  • Microsoft Office.

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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