What you’ll be doing...

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we at Verizon are the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We're also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow's creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you have a background in solving complex problems using data science and machine learning? We are looking for candidates that share our passion for tackling complexity head-on, to collaborate cross-functionally and work on some of the biggest data science projects in the company. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role within the company, building collaboration, and influencing strategic direction. Data Science at Verizon is evolving so being entrepreneurial and a self-starter is important to be a successful Technical Program Manager. The position is highly visible and requires frequent interaction with leaders across Global Technology and partner organizations.

Key Functions:

  • Manage cross-functional data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post-implementation phases.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
  • Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.
  • Help drive product decisions to align with higher company initiatives.

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.
  • Experience with creating end-to-end data science solutions and familiarity with the data science process. From data cleaning and exploratory data analysis to model monitoring and deployment to production.
  • Strong program and project management capabilities with success leading large, complex initiatives.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the company.
  • Experience and interest in current and future technologies.
  • Knowledge with project management and collaboration tools such as Confluence, Jira, Microsoft Project, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to package and sell ideas to all levels of management and across organizations.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science or relevanttechnical field.
  • Project management or agile certification.
  • Knowledge of Verizon’s network and network architecture.
  • Coding experience with big data technologies including libraries and packages used for data exploration, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

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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