What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon Connect (VZConnect), we guide a connected world on the go.

We’re in it to win it. Today we’re the #1 global provider of fleet management solutions for both enterprise and small/medium businesses. Our consumer products, like Hum, create a more connected ride with vehicle diagnostics, emergency assistance, and Wi-Fi. And to top it off, our partnerships with major car manufacturers help us care for more drivers with our connected technologies.

As a top 20 SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

As a Product Owner, you will work on complex and diverse projects with a cross-functional team that supports multiple products and services in the emerging area of Telematics. Responsibilities will include owning a problem from end-to-end and working with your cross-functional team to provide our customers with solutions to solve their everyday needs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make data-driven decisions that will contribute to the success of the connected vehicle product line. We are a Lean Kanban software development organization and are looking for individuals who have a passion for continuous improvement.

  • Working with a cross-functional team, including Software Developers, UX/UI Designers, Researchers, and other SMEs to ensure that solutions accurately solve for the problems the team has set out to solve.
  • Gaining a deep understanding of customer problems and pain points.
  • Creating customer journey flow diagrams, empathy maps, process flow diagrams, etc. to aid the cross-functional team to understanding the problem they’re tasked to solve.
  • Handling critical, complex, and technically challenging projects on both SaaS and IoT platforms.
  • Understanding the end-to-end customer lifecycle to provide subject matter expertise.
  • Maintaining a product backlog and Kanban board, measuring cycle time, throughput and other agile metrics.
  • Facilitating demos to solicit feedback from stakeholders and internal team members.
  • Validating projects for scalability and re-use in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT.
  • Presenting to all levels within the company including executives, business managers, technical teams and business partners external to the company.

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.
  • Five or more years of experience in a product owner or product management role in an Agile SaaS organization.
  • Three or more years of experience managing software products from inception, through development and to market.
  • Knowledge of analysis within one or more software development methodologies (Lean Kanban, Agile, Scrum).
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with native mobile apps (iOS, Android), IoT architecture, and/or M2M communication protocols.
  • Strong skills as a change agent, problem solver, team leader and facilitator.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to work and contribute in a team environment are essential, as are outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Keywords: Telematics, Automotive, Product, IoT, Connected Vehicle

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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