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...

The Company

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. Verizon Location Technology sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development 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, Verizon Location Technology is harnessing the power of location intelligence to build innovative, customizable and complex location solutions with end-to-end development for our customers. The team is bringing a new level of location awareness to devices using 5G and Multi-Access Edge Computing. This new mapping technology is enhancing our customer's current suite of products and will be a part of all autonomous computing technologies built by Verizon. Join us in building tomorrow with the best of today.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

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.

Who you are

As our Agile Coach/Scrum Master, you are passionate about helping to unlock the potential of individuals and teams. You have a proven track record of success in agile product delivery, knowledge of best practices and the ability to provide leadership oversight and planning of development activities.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Coaching and facilitatingdevelopment teams through all aspects of the agile process including release planning, sprint planning, daily standups, product demos, backlog refinement, scrum of scrum meetings, and retrospectives. As a servant leader, removingimpediments to team deliverables and product goals.
  • Drawing on your expertise to provide feedback, course correction, mentoring, teaching and facilitating to develop highly effective teams.
  • Workingclosely with other agile coaches to implement programs to promote best practices across the organization and advocating Agile.
  • Partnering with Product, Engineering and Operations, understanding VLT vision and strategy and ensuring program goals, business direction and technical strategies are aligned to meet that vision.
  • Having a flexible, adaptable and nimble approach to motivating teams, identifying and enhancing capabilities, and removing impediments.

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

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in a Scrum Master role or similar Agile experience.
  • Experience applying Agile principles, practices and theory (User Stories, Story Pointing, Velocity, Burndown Metrics, Agile Games, Tasking, Retrospectives, Product Demos).

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

  • Scrum Master Certification(CSM, PMP-ACP or CSP preferred).
  • Agile Coach or other Agile Certifications (ICP-ACC, PSM I, PSM II, SAFe).
  • Detail-orientated and have the ability to understand and communicate technical information.
  • Skills in servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, influence and transparency.
  • Hands on experience with Agile tools, especially Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working with various software development practices (BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Paring, Automated Testing, DevOps).
  • Experience working with different Agile approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban etc.).
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

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).