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What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2021.

In the digital world, the network drives business performance, and nobody does the network better than Verizon. Spanning six continents and more than 800,000 route miles, our networks provide the essential platform our customers need to grow.

You are a highly motivated individual with a background in product management and system engineering and are passionate about delivering amazing and innovative customer experiences. You are comfortable with all phases of the product development process from strategy and ideation through design and commercialization. You will collaborate extensively with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as well as a large number of cross-functional teams within Verizon to achieve business objectives.

You are a hands-on problem solver with a positive attitude, letting nothing stand in the way. You know how to clarify the path forward and prioritize work. You know how to influence others.

Responsibilities associated with this position include:

  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to bring new customer experiences to market and grow revenue.
  • Providing financial justification to support new product experiences.
  • System engineering IT/Network/OEM components.
  • Defining the end-to-end customer experience and write/prioritize/groom technical requirements.
  • Creating an overall project schedule and independently managing large cross-functional teams to protect project scope and deliver against interim milestones to ensure time to market.
  • Outlining the overall test strategy and define test cases to ensure that enhancements are delivered with quality.
  • Preparing support materials to educate and prepare frontline teams for commercial launch.
  • Investigating and resolving post-launch issues.
  • Leveraging data/analytics to make decisions, but also knowing when to make the right decision with the data isn’t available.
  • Managing vendor relationships, deliverables and roadmaps

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Must be a current participant of Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2021.
  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Experience leading product teams to successful product launches.
  • A track record in project management, marketing, business development, product marketing, system engineering, or solution innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully integrate technologies across a variety of disciplines in order to deliver solutions focused on the end-to-end customer experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree or six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Firsthand knowledge or experience with smartphone user interface (UI) concepts.
  • A technical understanding of the Android operating system and/or Android application development
  • Sophisticated influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to take complete ownership of project deliverables in order to meet scheduled timelines.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Experience in product ownership/management in an agile environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to concurrently balance multiple projects of varying scope and duration.
  • Experience in a telecommunications company, original equipment manufacturer (OEM), systems integration/solutions company, or IT team in a large corporation.
  • A desire to define, build, test, and launch products and services.
  • A drive for results when developing new methodologies and exploiting cutting-edge technologies to push our product and service portfolio even further.
  • The ability to thrive and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

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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