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 Program Management Office (PMO) for the Southern California submarket is the governing organization for oversight and control points for programs that drive our Network’s growth and reliability. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of an established team, working in a fast-paced and evolving environment.

  • Work in conjunction with internal business partners (including RF, Real Estate, Regulatory, Implementation, Network Assurance and System Performance), and take a leading role in delivering and implementing POR goals.
  • Provide governance and drive direction of multiple cross-organizational work streams on which the success of network programs is dependent.
  • Impact individual project completion by applying sound engineering discipline and by working closely with vendors, turn-keys, internal suppliers, and taking into consideration cost, time frame and deployment options.
  • Manage end-to-end programs and efficiencies, across all network technology, product, operations and functional support organizations.
  • Establish delivery of reporting and quality dashboards that detail Milestone queues and identify bottlenecks.
  • Be a catalyst for change and efficiency as we improve or leverage existing processes.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

What we’re looking for...

You have Network Engineering/RF/SP/Operations experience and can use that experience to efficiently partner with our engineering teams. Be able to provide leadership and establish the trust of coworkers.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or Finance or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • One or more years of project/program management experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the full suite of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using intermediate Excel functions (e.g., Lookup, Pivot Tables).

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

  • Master’s degree or an MBA.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification.
  • Ability to influence organizational direction and departmental initiatives working with all leadership levels.
  • Leadership experience of project accomplishments including successful project/program launches and conclusions.
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in Telecom technologies.
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in Real Estate, Construction, RF Design, System Performance, or Network Assurance experience.
  • Knowledge of wireless and wireline organizations.
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical and communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work effectively under time pressure.
  • Interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Ability to work independently with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong project planning and time management.
  • Strategic thinking skills, and ability to create actionable plans by working cross-functionally with technical and business partners and senior stakeholders.

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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).