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Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

This manager will work across a team of product managers who have responsibility for Verizon's Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Software Defined IP (SDIP) product offerings. This encompasses product life cycle aspects including strategizing, developing, launching and sunsetting of said services when appropriate. Expected to drive these products forward and keep pace with the ever changing market.

  • Build vision, strategy, and roadmap for the portfolio of services with an end goal of creating a scalable and sustainable business line and meeting Verizon’s strategic objectives.
  • Work closely with engineering, operations, finance, sales, marketing and customer support to ensure that projects are appropriately funded, prioritized, and delivered on time and in budget in order to meet revenue targets and customer satisfaction goals.
  • Facilitate productive cross-portfolio and cross-functional relationships via effective and consistent communications across a global workforce and customer base.
  • Leverage product and market knowledge to coach Product Managers and assist cross-functional groups including Product Marketing and Sales personnel.
  • Partner with the sales, account management, finance and customer service teams to understand the requirements of the target customers and act as the voice of the customer internally.
  • Promote the Product portfolio both inside and outside the company.
  • Support Problem escalations as required with Sales and Customers.
  • Manage the Product development process across organizations by ensuring clear direction is communicated to engineering and operations teams when defining and prioritizing features, enhancements, platform improvements, and customer requests.
  • Own the business case process and align pricing to meet corporate goals.
  • Facilitate productive cross-portfolio and cross-functional relationships via effective and consistent communication.
  • Identify and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify trends and opportunities across the portfolio.
  • Report up to the business and using detail to coach Product Managers on areas of product improvement.
  • Perform regular operation reviews and status updates.
  • Coach and develop the team of product managers.

What we’re looking for...

You have exceptional communication skills both written and verbally. You are able to communicate with core engineering teams, motivate staff, and communicate strategy to a broad range of audiences from C-level to IT. You can relate to customers and prospects and communicate their needs.
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 one or more of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Technical skills in computer science, engineering, networking, or related field or relevant experience.
  • Experience leading large teams.
  • Product Management experience with Software as a Service (SaaS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings for enterprises.◦Business Case Development.
  • Requirements Gathering and Documentation.
  • Five or more years of experience with one or more of the following: Enterprise/Carrier Networking, Cyber-Security solutions (preferably secure gateways), Managed Security Service, Vulnerability Research, SIEM Tools, etc. Firewall, IDS/IPS, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Mitigation, etc.
  • Experience in management of service to SLA targets and corrective measures/escalations.
  • Experience with agile development processes and monthly or weekly product release cycles.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

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