What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is about innovation. About being the first and being the best. Verizon Location Services (VLS) sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development organization and is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base, both inside and outside of Verizon. Backed by more than 50 years of location-based expertise, we are building solutions that leverage the power of location intelligence to help drive technologies of the future. 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. The VLS Agile Program Manager is responsible for VLS portfolio level planning, reporting, resourcing and coordination.

  • Lead project portfolio events including: cross team planning, retrospectives and synchronization sessions.

  • Partner with product to develop an executable, prioritized and approved portfolio backlog/roadmap.

  • Deliver transparency to the project portfolio through project and resource reporting.

  • Monitor the cross functional team work assignments, ensuring teams have an optimized workload.

  • Assist the teams in delivering solution-level value by guiding the work of all teams and stakeholders across the portfolio.

  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating level of effort, cost estimations and financial tracking.

  • Manage portfolio level risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies.

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.

  • Two or more years of program management work experience.

  • Experience within an Agile environment.

Even better if you have:

  • Masters/MBA

  • Ability to manage and execute competing tasks and multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Agile certification.

  • Experience with Google and Atlassian suite.

  • Analytical, planning and organizational ability.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Client-facing and internal communication skills.

  • Organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Champions and influences the use of established processes, methodologies & tools.

  • 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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