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What you’ll be doing...

In this role, you’ll be part of the Sports Innovation Team delivering next-generation experiences to fans and professional and amateur sports teams. The role will require you to provide thought leadership to partners and internal teams to deliver next-generation experiences which leverage the power of 5G and MEC. You will innovate in the Edge Computing space by working alongside the MEC architecture team, partners and sports leagues.

You’ll also have the opportunity to assess innovative ways to derive real-time tracking data from sports athletes and deliver it through 5G and MEC. You’ll work with leagues, sports, and clubs to collect sensor data from players and turn that around and work with internal/external partners to provide that data to fans and coaching staff. This role requires technical thought leadership and the ability to make technical and business recommendation and build consensus.

  • Creating requirements based on sport leagues/clubs and fan needs, and develop, define, and document end-to-end architectures and test plans.
  • Creating a well-defined user journey/story on how data derived can be utilized by end users including sports leagues/clubs and sports fans.
  • Communicating to key stakeholders and gaining consensus that specifications meet the technical requirements and business expectations.
  • Performing early technology evaluations from partners and managing partner engagements.
  • Providing technical guidance on onboarding partners to Verizon MEC.
  • Managing and negotiating partner engagements through Statement of Works.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days 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.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in product development and commercialization.
  • Experience in performing user-centric product design.

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

  • A Degree.
  • PMP and Agile Certifications.
  • Knowledge of the Verizon network 5G/4G, Mobile Edge Compute (MEC), and virtualized networks.
  • Experience in one or more of the following cloud platforms: AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, and VCP.
  • Experience in transport technology and provisioning private dedicated circuits.
  • Experience in two or more of the following languages: Java, Python, and C++.
  • Experience in network engineering and/or operations systems and processes: Telecommunications, 4G/5G.
  • A proven track of managing and delivering projects from ideation level to prototype and to a path for commercialization.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Effective communication and presentation 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, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

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