Verizon Senior Technical Program Manager in Warren, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

The Technology Strategy and Innovation organization is searching for a motivated, positive self starter who will lead high visibility strategic initiatives with a key focus on the migration of our on premise Big Data applications and lakes to the Verizon Corporate Grid in Oath.

The migration to the Verizon Corporate Grid in Oath creates value by leveraging our technology and resources to accelerate our capabilities in Big Data AI, creating a competitive advantage. Key outcomes include reducing cost structure including 3rd party, and leveraging cumulative IQ to be smarter, better, faster, resulting in incremental business value.

The primary focus of the team is to identify and initiate opportunities, build collaboration, and influence strategic direction by raising visibility of trends and issues across the competitive landscape. The position requires a deep understanding of IT and network technologies, industry trends and business drivers, as well as a strong desire to learn.

The candidate will drive cross functional initiatives, develop action plans, establish milestones, and provide status updates. The position is requires frequent interaction with SVP and VP leaders across Technology and partner organizations. The ideal candidate will have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities.

Key Functions:

  • Drive the migration of a Big Data application or data lake, including the development of the roadmap, key metrics, and success criteria.

  • Manage key timelines and deliverables to execute on strategic initiatives.

  • Communicate key successes/wins and other significant project statuses.

  • Organize and lead cross functional teams to share information, build collaboration, and facilitate the execution of new opportunities to address Verizon’s business challenges.

  • Identify and leverage Oath expertise, technological investments, and AI techniques.

  • Research new technology opportunities, investigate industry trends, and deliver compelling, data driven recommendations to guide business decisions and improve business performance.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Data Science or related technical field or six or more years for relevant work experience.

  • Strong Program management experience (Agile and/ or Waterfall) with success leading large complex initiatives.

  • Experience in IT or Network Technology.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the company.

  • Familiarity with Big Data and Machine Learning tools.

  • Familiarity with project management and collaboration tools including G Suite, Confluence, Jira and CrowdAround .

  • Proven ability to package and sell ideas to all levels of management and across organizations

  • PMP Certification Preferred.

  • Experience and interest in current and future technologies.

  • Knowledge of networking and network architecture.

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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