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What you’ll be doing...
Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. Verizon Location Technology sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development organization and is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base, both inside and outside of Verizon. Backed by more than 50 years of location-based expertise, we are building solutions that leverage the power of location intelligence to help drive technologies of the future. Technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today. Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, IoT, location, and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Simply put, leaders focus on what problems to solve, the teams figure out how.
Leading a family of technology specialists helping to keep engineering standards in place across a discipline.
Leading teams with responsibilities of talent acquisition, management, career growth, team building, and mentoring.
Providing strategic direction and evangelism for your team.
Leading by focusing on what problems to solve and building the teams to figure out how.
Coordinating activities of the group, individual contributors and senior level personnel to meet project deadlines and deliveries.
Providing wide-ranging technical and logistical leadership on how best to position talent.
Defining and setting professional development objectives and performance goals for engineers.
Actively managing individual engineer performance through regular 1-1s, semi-annual review and annual performance review processes.
Guiding and mentoring team members, providing leadership to ensure that all individuals are empowered and enabled to perform to the full extent of their abilities.
Staying abreast of emerging technologies and trends, particularly as they apply to current development, software development methodologies, and industry practices.
Understanding product development roadmaps, and partnering with appropriate stakeholders to assemble tactical teams to meet initiative objectives in an extensible, scalable, and efficient manner.
Actively contributing with idea sharing and brainstorming sessions contributing creatively to product development, user engagement and business revenue objectives.
Providing wide-ranging logistical and technical leadership.
Creating a lean and fast-paced environment supporting a culture to capitalize on product vision.
Generally managing fewer than 15 people.
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by your manager.
What we’re looking for...
You're a leader. You inspire by managing and working with people smarter than you while channeling their energy to execute on a strategy you help develop. You like the idea of playing a key role in a growing company while also having the freedom to develop and refine this leadership role to grow the team. You love working with and talking to people, motivating our partners, and employees to think strategically. You enjoy the concept of having the perfect balance of leadership from above as well as enough individual ownership to define how your team will operate. You take pride in your work and you believe, truly believe, that the success for the team is more important than your individual success.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Four or more years of experience leading teams.
Experience directly managing technical team members.
Management experience within an agile environment.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Familiarity with Amazon Web Service offering and deployments.
Previous experience with location based services.
Exceptional communication 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 or religious reasons).