Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


What you’ll be doing...
Leverage your motivation and broad experience to join the 5G Emerging Technology Incubation and Innovation team. In this exciting new position, as part of the fast paced Digital Technology Ecosystems team, you will play an integral role in establishing and cultivating external engagements with various industry partners and stakeholders, including top entrepreneurs, research labs, start-ups, inventors/disruptors, product/service companies, academic/government institutions, and VCs.
Analyzing and discovering new insights that will translate into emerging products and services that will delight our customers and capture developers’ mindsets.
Identifying high value opportunities and gaps within.
Researching and keeping up-to-date of current state of the art and future technology trends, primarily within the evolving mobile ecosystem/value chain, key players within segments and current/emerging business models.
Mapping out market dynamics and competitive landscape in various technology sectors.
Developing use cases that will take advantage of future 5G networks to complement/supplement or create brand new revenues streams for Verizon.
Identifying and establishing strategic relationships with potential partners such as technology companies, developers, research labs, accelerators, and incubators.
Contributing to devising technology sourcing strategies from external channels by attracting and incenting more partners to grow our network.
Proposing/defining technical projects based on our roadmap and their associated deliveries/milestones collaboratively with our partners.
Structuring, negotiating, and executing partnership programs via contracts and SoWs.
Managing, assisting, and/or coordinating technical projects in a meticulous and disciplined fashion to track progress and to ensure goals are achieved.
During project execution, providing technology oversight and direction, and steering to maximize project output and technical resource efficiency.
Working with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders/customers to ensure relationships with partners are nurtured and in alignment with the company’s strategic objectives.
Proactively developing/managing an opportunity pipeline, performing KPI based project management, and maintaining evaluation processes.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer or Communications Engineering, Computer Science or a related field, or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
Five or more years of experience in research or commercial product development of higher layers of technology stack and software focus.
Extremely strong and very diverse technology experience, spanning most layers of the stack, from “Silicon to Device” to “Cloud to User” interfaces.
Background in more than one of the following technologies: AR/VR, Autonomous Driving, V2X, 5G, Immersive Media, Robotics, UAV, Security, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Three or more years of experience in business development or an MBA.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Project and portfolio management experience.
Extensive network experience in the technology, VC, Private Equity and Investment Banking communities.
Rapid learning ability with a go-getter mindset and a sense of urgency.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
Experience in an external open innovation and startup world.
Track record as an entrepreneur.
Strategic thinking, data mining and analysis skills.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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