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...

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. Verizon Location Technology (VLT) sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Incubation 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. We manage a geospatial platform that enables technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing, Drones and AMR (Autonomous Mobile Robots), and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today. Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, IoT, location, and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Our Program Managers are key individuals in the Delivery Operations Department at VLT. This position supports various roles and works closely with Customer Success, Product, Engineering and PMO.

  • Leading project portfolio events including: cross team planning, retrospectives and synchronization sessions.
  • Partnering with product to develop an executable, prioritized and approved portfolio backlog/roadmap.
  • Delivering transparency to the project portfolio through project and resource reporting.
  • Monitoring the cross functional team work assignments, ensuring teams have an optimized workload.
  • Assisting the teams in delivering solution-level value by guiding the work of all teams and stakeholders across the portfolio.
  • Assisting with economic decision-making by facilitating level of effort, cost estimations and financial tracking.
  • Managing portfolio level risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

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.
  • Program Management experience within an agile environment.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Master’s degree/MBA.
  • Program Management experience within a software development environment.
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).