What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. We are building a future using technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

New Business Incubation at Verizon is responsible for identifying and growing new opportunities above the network.’ We challenge ourselves to solve difficult customer problems, leveraging and expanding Verizon capabilities and assets.Our N204 unit is the tip of the arrow for New Business Incubation, and consists of an all-star team of artists and analysts, chefs and coders, dancers and design thinkers. This diverse brain trust is responsible for challenging the status quo, looking beyond the horizon, and making the future real. We work in radical collaboration models across Verizon, and externally in the broader technology ecosystem. Want to change the world? This is where it happens!

  • Research and analyze diverse industries, technologies, companies, markets, and business models.

  • Develop an informed POV on how the market will evolve over five years.

  • Create actionable structures and definitions for new markets.

  • Identify target buyers & their pain points.

  • Assess the competitive landscape, and understand direct and non-traditional competitors, as well as substitutes.

  • Prioritize segments based on strategic fit, market attractiveness, and competitive intensity.

  • Conceptualize offerings & associated architectures, and their value propositions.

  • Perform capability gap analysis & identify organic and inorganic options.

  • Structure and lead proof-of-concept and/or pilot engagements with technology and business partners.

  • Gather proof points from in-market testing and refine market entry and solution strategy.

  • Manage the creation of a detailed financial model to support overall strategic plan and investment requests.

  • Craft and deliver actionable recommendations to Senior Leadership.

What we’re looking for...

You are outcomes-driven, smart, hard-working, and fun to be around. You thrive on new challenges, and are excited by the prospect of mastering new things. You can be creative and visionary, but are able to roll up your sleeves to structure a project plan, develop a financial model, or craft a presentation. You are comfortable leading and following. You are confident enough to voice well-informed, dissenting opinions, yet always treat others and their views with respect.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Experience building and commercializing technology-enabled solutions.

Even better if you have:

  • MBA or advanced degree in Data Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Environmental.

  • Ability to conduct multi-modal research, to synthesize structured and unstructured data.

  • Broad financial acumen including knowledge of valuation methodologies and ability to develop financial models.

  • Organizational, interpersonal, presentation, and time-management skills.

  • Experience with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects.

  • Carried a quota or held P&L responsibility.

  • Technical expertise across a wide range of technologies including DevOps, Cloud, and Machine Learning.

  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Agile / PMP Ninja – proven ability to manage complex programs on time and on budget.

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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