What you’ll be doing...

We have an immediate need for a Technical Project Manager to facilitate the delivery of our award-winning Fleet Management product Reveal and assist in our transformation to a lean software team.

The Technical Project Manager is the key person for ensuring the flow of work along our value stream. They will ensure effective collaboration across all of the actors involved in delivering initiatives; senior management, product management, UX, engineering, development operations and architecture.

Working within the Lean / Kanban methodology employed in Verizon Connect the successful candidate will identify opportunities for continuous improvement and champion them across the organization.

They will work alongside other TPMs within the organization and will have specific responsibilities for two or more Clans, each of which typically consists of two to three Squads of cross functional teams. The TPM will work closely with the Engineering Managers responsible for the Clans to which they are aligned.

This role offers strong personal and professional growth opportunities to the right person and the ability to have a meaningful impact on in one of the largest SaaS business in the world.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Using project knowledge to be strategic in planning short-, mid-, long-term project objectives and identifying interdependencies
    • Coordinating the activities of multiple software teams and managing the dependencies between them, all in a lean operation.
    • Using Lean & Agile methodologies to track progress and provide informed insight into projected completion dates for initiatives.
    • Identifying, tracking and mitigating risks and issues identified throughout the delivery of initiatives.
    • Using strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high performance teams
    • Communicating effectively with team members, senior leaders, and the broader organization
    • Keeping senior management and key stakeholders informed of project status and escalating issues when they impact timeline, scope, quality or budget
    • Contributes to the functional excellence of project management by participation in the development and continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and tools related to program and portfolio management practices

What we’re looking for...

    • 5+ years project management experience (ideally with relevant qualifications)
    • Proven knowledge and experience in Agile/Lean development methodologies and managing complex projects in an Agile environment, with experience in different SDLC methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams and processes
    • Takes accountability for all project management aspects and works effectively and closely with the delivery managers
    • Skilful use of interpersonal skills and influence to accomplish work without formal authority and to ensure optimal team performance
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration with executive level stakeholders
    • Strong experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders
    • Sound judgment, problem solving, and collaboration in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to problems
    • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional or horizontally aligned teams

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.