When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Fueled by the Verizon 5G future, the New Business Incubation team is anchored in Verizon’s Corporate Strategy organization with a mission to: Scale new software automation businesses fueled by the power of the 5G future. This unique charter, paired with the strength of Verizon’s best-in-class network, broad customer base and massive technological capabilities, puts the New Business Incubation team at the forefront of innovation as we embark on the 5G future.

Comprised of passionate and forward-thinking leaders, the New Business Incubation team includes ecosystem builders and industry experts in location technology, robotics, digital twins, fleet management, energy transformation, industrial IoT and other emergent technologies. With a belief that the autonomous future sits at the intersection of intelligent networking, devices and software, the team is working to shepherd customers through their digitization journeys to enable the connection, management and operation of physical and digital elements needed for the Industry 4.0 future. The combination of these technologies will transform Industry to deliver new levels of efficiency, intelligence and business outcomes in productivity, experiences and safety.

We are creating new autonomous ecosystems using the transformational power of Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and Mobile Edge Compute. Powered by the latest technologies and running on top of one of the biggest and most reliable networks in the world, the work we are doing helps to demonstrate how we are truly at the dawn of Industry 4.0. As the Senior Manager of Research and Development Operations, you will work with various executives, managers, and individual contributors within the organization to manage relevant elements of the R&D operations program.

  • Lead the R&D program operations in coordination with the relevant managers and executives within the organization.
  • Lead a team of individual contributors within the R&D operations team ensuring clear, effective, and efficient program and process management.
  • Establish and manage relevant elements of the R&D operations and operations support pipeline in coordination with other teams throughout the R&D stage-gate process.
  • Execute R&D operations and operations support for internal projects, in support of external projects, or in collaboration with partner organizations.
  • Responsible for assigned R&D fixed asset and equipment management.

Where you’ll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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.
  • Six or more years of experience in operations management positions.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • Proven experience in management of logistics workflows and fixed assets in a large, complex organization similar to Verizon.
  • Proven ability to operate under tight deadlines while coordinating multi-step processes working with operations, facility, and R&D teams.
  • Experience managing complex procurement operations involving international procurement, fixed asset modification, and field site location coordination.
  • Excellent ability to work with individuals and processes within organizations across business units, with vendors, and with partners.
  • Strong team management background with ability to lead teams of operations staff.
  • Experience in telecommunications operations management and/or R&D operations management.
  • Experience in establishing, operationalizing, and maintaining facilities, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Experience in operations involving cyber-physical systems such as robotics, drones, cellular infrastructure, electrification infrastructure, or warehouse automation systems.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.