When you join Verizon

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...

Are you passionate about gaming and eSports? Have partnership experience and technical aptitude? Then come join us at the Verzion 5G Labs to help create new innovations that can advance the gaming and eSports industries.

  • Responsible for standing up new consumer partnerships and leading the end-to-end execution of partner enablement activities across the 5G Lab portfolio primarily focusing on gaming and eSports. Key elements of the role will be upfront business development, scoping, management, and negotiation of 5G Lab partnerships across consumer-focused workstreams around prioritized use cases and facilitate build, deployment, and scaled validation.
  • She/he will identify, map and program manage new 5G Lab demos and capabilities. This includes initiating and recommending new demos and narratives based on insights/strategy or new startups/technologies with an eye to potential productization opportunities. Areas of technology engagement include spatial computing, computer vision, AI/ML, IoT, and game engines, across verticals like immersive entertainment, sports, music, esports, and gaming.
  • Work directly with our global programming team to drive industry awareness and thought leadership around the Verizon 5G ecosystem through externally facing events.
  • Responsible for coordinating work streams and collaborating with our technology development, network, marketing, and product groups to deliver outstanding results through execution excellence.
  • The ideal candidate needs to have a strong partnership background with technology acumen. as well as a very good sense of new technologies and innovations coming out of startups, incubators, universities and other innovation environments. The ideal candidate will have the ability to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities, including quick pivots from leadership. The position requires high engagement, ability to build collaboration across internal and external partners and bring value out of ambiguity.

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.

Even better if you've:

  • Eight years or more years of experience.
  • MBA; Engineering is a plus.
  • Experience managing a portfolio of accounts or partnerships.
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver through matrixed people management.
  • Scoping and negotiating agreements and partnerships across industries.
  • Background in business development, management consulting, or strategy with results via commercialization and experience launch.
  • Ability to deliver and defend strategies and approach to senior leadership.
  • Gaming, eSports, and Media/Entertainment industry knowledge.


Verizon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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