What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is currently seeking highly motivated candidates that have broad experience to join the Technology Evaluation and Partnerships team. In this exciting new position, as part of the fast paced Technology Development team, you will play an integral role establishing and nurturing external engagements with various industry partners and stakeholders, including top entrepreneurs, research labs, start-ups, inventors/disruptors, product/service companies, academic/government institutions, and VCs. The focus of this position is to integrate and validate technology from a variety of sources in the Lab that will power future products/services.

  • Research and keep updated with current state of the art and future technology trends, primarily within the evolving mobile ecosystem/value chain, key players within segments and current/emerging business models.
  • Analyze and discover new insights that will translate into emerging products and services that will delight Verizon customers and capture developers’ mindset. Identify high value opportunities and gaps within.
  • Develop use cases that will take advantage of future 5G networks to complement/supplement or create brand new revenues streams for Verizon.
  • Develop and Implement 5G Labs Proof of Concepts and Customer Trials, execute technology verification and validation, document results, findings and KPIs.
  • Propose/Define technical projects based on our roadmap and their associated deliveries/milestones collaboratively with our partners.
  • Manage or help/coordinate technical projects in a meticulous and disciplined fashion to track progress and to ensure goals are achieved. During project execution, provide technology oversight, direction and steering to maximize project output and technical resource efficiency.
  • Work with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders/customers to ensure relationships with partners are nurtured and in alignment with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Develop/manage an opportunity pipeline, perform KPI based project management, and maintain evaluation processes.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • MS/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer or Communications Engineering, Computer Science or arelated field.
  • Seven or more years of experience in research or commercial product development, higher layers of technology stack and software focus.
  • Technology experience, spanning most layers of the stack, from “Silicon to Device” to “Cloud to User” interface.
  • Experience with AR/VR, Autonomous Driving, V2X, 5G, Immersive Media, Robotics, UAV, Security, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to travel

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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