Verizon Sourcing Manager in Basking Ridge, New Jersey
What you’ll be doing...
Our Global Supply Chain team is hiring a passionate and strategic thinker to join a high profile, high visibility team that powers Network Category Intelligence for Verizon.
You will be part of a team that drives sourcing decisions about how we invest in our customers through our network. This includes working with a team to build state-of-the-art data analytics and models to transform raw data into actionable insights that can be used in our sourcing plans.
We shape multi-billion-dollar supply chain strategies for Verizon’s award winning 4G LTE network, and next-generation investments into 5G. This is a job for an intelligent, decisive, quick, and forward-thinking leader.
Serve as the primary liaison between the Category Intelligence team & the Data Analytics team developing solutions & roadmaps for Network Category Intelligence.
Partner to develop solutions to complex descriptive, predictive & prescriptive modeling challenges, including enhancement of Network Category Intelligence and Teardown Lab operations.
Lead strategic analytics projects, leveraging advanced analytics to optimize processes and procedures that lead to improved Global Supply Chain KPIs, process optimization and cost reduction.
Partner with Design and implement data architecture, analytics environments, and methodologies for analyzing and storing large sets of structured and unstructured data.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities and meet aggressive deadlines.
Partner with Network Category Intelligence Leads, Network Planning, and the Teardown Lab to understand key objectives.
Collaborate with data management engineers and business stakeholders to ensure data governance and standards.
Build on work completed by teams cross-functionally to achieve a shared goal.
Positively impact others with a data driven approach to work.
Prepare executive level presentations to clearly articulate results of complex mathematical analyses.
Ability to analyze complex data sets, draw conclusions and relationships and develop actionable recommendations.
Effectively communicate actionable insights to category leads supporting their goals and objectives.
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 relevant working experience.
Two or more years of experience using industry leading analytics tools such as Qlik, Alteryx, and Tableau.
Two or more years of experience programming in SQL, Python, R, and knowledge of relational databases.
Two or more years of experience with data warehousing technologies (e. g. Oracle, SAP, Teradata, MS SQL).
Even better if you have:
Master's degree in a technical discipline (e. g., computer science, computer engineering, statistics, operations research, industrial engineering, economics, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering).
Five or more years of experience in data modeling, programming, data mining, large scale data acquisition, transformation and cleaning of structured and unsecured data.
Knowledge of predictive modeling tools, machine learning tools (scikit-learn, PyTorch, Spark, TensorFlow, Keras, Theano etc.), and statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, sampling methods.
Optimization modeling (CPLEX, gurobi).
Knowledge ofHadoop ecosystem and NoSQL database technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra)
Flexibility to adapt to new challenges to overcome short-term hurdles by staying focused on the team’s deliverables.
Self-starter; ability to work in adynamicenvironment.
Capability toquickly learning and using widely available tools and methodologies.
Exceptional technical, verbal and written communication skills.
Investigative mind-set with an attention to detail.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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