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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior Wireless Project Management Engineer ( 587081-1A )


Senior Network Engineer



Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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...

  • Managing medium to large-scale 4G/5G engineering projects using tools such as FUZE, MS Project, VISIO, Microsoft products, G-Suite, etc. to insure objectives are met.
  • Working closely with a variety of groups both within and outside the Network Teams (including RF Design, Cell, Switch, Engineering, Transport, Real Estate, System Performance, Translations).
  • Managing external vendors to meet targeted network milestones and integration dates.
  • Coordinate and Lead regular project meetings to keep the team abreast of (as well as track) overall status, changes, risks and major milestones.
  • Escalate issues when necessary to keep schedules on-track.
  • Ensure project timelines are met.
  • Establishing contingency plans as needed throughout the duration of all projects.
  • Providing regular status reports to the Project team, Management and Directors for projects.
  • Coordinating Lessons Learned post-mortem discussions to document and improve efficiencies of similar projects going forward.
  • Developing new processes to improve employee and project efficiency.
  • Documenting processes and procedures for the project team/sub-market.

What we’re looking for...

Anticipates future workload and prepares accordingly. Recognizes impact of decisions upon the rest of the organization, receives broad guidance and is accountable for project results. Demonstrates original thinking, openness to change and alternative solutions, open minded. Leads by example, demonstrates company values and policies, initiates action; assumes ownership for decisions and results. Embraces change, adapts communication style to setting, Investigates and implements alternate approaches to resolve difficult problems.
You'll need to have:

  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's degree, along with five or more years of technical experience in the Wireless industry.
  • PMP certification.
  • Able to achieve results while working through obstacles.
  • Excellent Project Management skills and experience (PMP Certification).
  • VLSS experience.
  • Operating systems and applications including: Windows, MS Office, And Proficiency in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access, VISIO, Microsoft Project, G-suite.
  • Extensive knowledge in FUZE.
  • Working knowledge and experience of project management concepts.
  • Strong analytical and/or technical skills.
  • Strong Decision making and Leadership abilities (especially as it pertains to working with a project team that does not directly report to you).
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (including the ability to interact with technical & non-technical teams).
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Communication Skills - Communicates effectively verbally and in writing (in a clear and concise manner). Applies appropriate grammar and listens attentively.

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).