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.

Our engineers have connected helicopters to the Internet, streamed virtual reality from a drone over 5G, connected advanced industrial metaverses to working warehouses, created off-road private 5G vehicles, integrated network connected sensors to robotic dogs, and many other groundbreaking activities. As a Computer Engineer R&D, you will be at the center of this innovation connecting robots, industrial processes, and digital worlds to the hardware and software needed to drive innovation as well as helping build our R&D lab facilities.


  • Integrate hardware and software components into existing systems.
  • Configure communication channels between elements in a robotics system, including: WiFi, LTE/5G, VPNs, websockets, CAN, Modbus, and Devicenet.
  • Deploy applications to the cloud, edge compute and the like.
  • Develop scripts or services to facilitate integration between APIs and disparate systems.
  • Embedded software development.
  • Update, customize and compile firmware for various devices.
  • Support hardware and software integration and troubleshooting by identifying connectivity, configuration and other related issues.
  • Assist team with on-site deployment of industrial hardware elements.
  • Design brackets/adapters necessary for system integration via 3D printing, CNC, etc.

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 in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with embedded systems, including deployment of single board computers onboard discrete systems.
  • Senior or Principal-level engineering experience.
  • Programming experience with C/C++, Rust, Python, Bash or similar.
  • Understanding of the Linux TCP/IP stack.
  • Understanding of Linux system administration onboard single board computers.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and system diagnosis.
  • Willingness to travel.

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

  • A degree.
  • Experience with ROS or similar.
  • Experience using LIDAR and CV for SLAM as well as obstacle avoidance.
  • Working experience with CAN bus, Modbus, Devicenet or similar.
  • Experience with SCADA, warehouse management, or other related systems.
  • Experience working with terrestrial networks, including WiFi, LTE, 5G, and satellite.
  • Experience developing asynchronous software.
  • Experience using simulation software for testing hardware and software.
  • In-depth understanding of the Linux kernel, patching and module linking.
  • Experience in R&D environments.
  • Experience with edge computing paradigms.
  • Experience with containerization, packaging, and build automation.
  • Experience in large organizations.
  • An interest in learning new technologies and platforms.

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.

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