When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

At Verizon, we run a world-class Engineering organization and as a part of the Engineering Program Office that manages large capital programs using state of the art analytics seek to improve the capital planning and management processes, enhancing systems, realigning the organization, and adding opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth. A Geospatial Analyst with a strong financial background actively seeking to manage planning and course correcting large budgets marrying the constraints of engineering realities with the desire of the commercial sales teams to find the right balance that will meet multiple financial benchmarks is whom we seek. You will help to develop scenarios as well as design and execute on executive storytelling. This role essentially is that of an internal consultant working closely with Engineering PMO that seeks active management, Network Engineering and Finance who will need to have strong analytical skills as well as presentation capabilities that builds the story from data and modeling that provides a clear call to action.

  • Work in an interdisciplinary field, together with computer scientists, business spocs, and telecom network engineers.
  • Interpret executive asks, understanding multiple data sources, models, and software tools with business line specific decision support and data analysis.
  • Communicate with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the business.
  • Work with the Business Unit FP&A teams to bridge data inputs and outputs in order to collectively develop models to maximize capital investment for major programs.
  • Assess the impact of strategic financial decisions across Business Units and present to leadership.
  • Develop new approaches and scenarios to analyze and evaluate business strategies across various business geographies, technologies, drivers and scales.
  • Modeling complex systems by integrating large varied datasets of economic, demographic and telecom related information.
  • Create and walk through executive presentations that explain the complex data and algorithms used in simple easy-to-understand visually striking layman terms that leave a residual impact on an executive audience.
  • Assess feasibility of new markets for capital investment and reassess changes to existing investments.
  • Challenge existing constructs and business paradigms and creatively solving problems that result in a business transformation of a process or a program or a current approach.
  • Challenge existing thought processes and actively work in cross disciplinary groups and make a case using rich data and presentation.
  • Fail often, fast and learn from it for use in future iterations and experiments.
  • Work ahead of the curve expecting changes by designing, developing and implementing methods and strategies to continually improve processes and capital decision making for major strategic initiatives.

What we’re looking for...

You are good with numbers and you love to dig into data to find the story. Crafting reports and dashboards is a fun afternoon for you. You’re able to translate numbers into compelling stories-—and tailor your presentation and recommendations to the audience function and level to meet their needs. You are detail-oriented and know how to focus on what really matters. You have a knack for understanding and visualizing just the right way to share data and practical insights so that people can understand. You enjoy aligning various work streams to ensure the same vision and goal is achieved.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Geospatial Data Visualization, particularly creating mapping applications and dashboards and executive reporting.
  • Experience with Google Suite of applications, Sheets and Slides.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Geography (GIS specialization), Computer Science, Data Science or other related discipline or four or more years of work experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project lead responsibilities.
  • Expert level experience with spatial Tools. ArcGIS, QGis, PotGIS, and other open source tools for spatial analysis.
  • Expert level experience with ArcGIS Network Analyst, with a deep understanding of network dataset creation.
  • Demonstrated experience managing short and long term projects from start to finish.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to convey complex information to upper level execs.
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing business environments and requests that come in related to upper level executive requests.
  • Experienced in Telecom, Cable or other network related field (Electric, Wastewater, Gas/Oil, Urban planning).
  • Financial modeling experience.
  • A Master's in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • A professional certification (e.g. GISP, CPA, CMA).
  • Technical knowledge and expertise within the technology or Telecom industry (e.g. network, IT, media, products).
  • Project management experience.
  • Change management experience.
  • Strong strategic skills, with the proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.
  • An advanced understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Demonstrated in depth understanding of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Experience developing business cases and determining the Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Business analytical skills; ability to apply business logic to design techniques for desired outputs.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast changing environment with changing priorities and changing time constraints.
  • Ability to interpret business requests and communicate findings effectively.
  • Capability to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences.
  • A strategic mindset and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multitask.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • A high degree of analytical capability with the demonstrated ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision.

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).