Verizon Principal Product Development Engineer in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

This position is within the Global Network & Technology/Product Development organization. In this position you will produce revenue generating products and services for consumer and business segments. You will be expected to evaluate and understand next-generation technology, existing deployments, competitive trends and business drivers to design best in class solutions. You will be responsible for all aspects of a service deployment including concept formulation, business case development, user story development, technical requirements, vendor selection and management, budget management, testing and troubleshooting, cross functional coordination/leadership, operational handoff and ongoing SME support.

The ideal candidate will have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities at the same time. This role requires high engagement, ability to build collaboration across multiple teams and vendors, including IT, Network, OPS, Sales, Marketing, and PMO which will require attention detail and ability to connect the dots to ensure key business deliverables are met. The candidate must possess strong analytical skills and be able to interpret data and clearly communicate recommendations to the leadership team.

You must be a motivated, positive, self-sufficient, self-starter who is comfortable standing programs from the ground up and will take the initiative to drive projects to resolution. Exceptional work ethic and integrity is a must and the business will be expecting you to do it all, even if it is not your responsibility, because someone has to do it.

You will be working on:

  • Consumer Security Offerings, including Secure Wi-Fi, Mobile VPN, Spyware/Malware, Data Encryption, and other popular security functions and products.

  • Design and Architecture for consumer security offering to include customer experience, platform design, systems integration, and end-to-end testing.

  • 5G Fixed Wireless Installer/Technician Application Development, Design, and Testing.

  • 5G Fixed Wireless product installation definition, adherence to regulatory standards, and industry best practices.

  • Vendor Management across multiple product lines.

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 of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s Degree, MBA, Industry Certifications (Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, Linux, Openstack, Microsoft, CISSP, etc).

  • Wireline, Wireless Telecommunications, Network and IT industry experience.

  • Hands on knowledge and Subject Matter Expertise in consumer security products, wireless IP networking, routing & switching, mobile technologies / markets, Radio Access Networks, LTE Evolved Packet Core, IP Multimedia Subsystem, application traffic flows, and Security best practices.

  • The know how to get consensus from a group of stakeholders with divergent interests, and you can diffuse a tense situation with ease.

  • The ability to articulate and defend your position on the nuances of design details and then turn around and educate your VP on the architecture any why certain decisions were made.

  • Work experience from technology companies (preferred from large internet, telecom, and cloud companies).

  • Experience in a leadership role responsible for the design, development and implementation of new products.

  • Proven experience with assessing and leading current Verizon technologies, suppliers, challenges and new emerging architectures and network concepts needed to drive transformation in a Tier 1 carrier network.

  • In depth understanding of the competitive landscape and demonstrate a firm understanding of the upcoming technology marketplace.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, presentation skills.

  • Experience in leading, engaging and influencing large cross functional projects and teams.

  • Substantial understanding in wireless and broadband technology standards (e.g. 3GPP, MPLS, RCS, etc.) and application / Infrastructure virtualization within a service provider network.

  • Experience in security products and standards.

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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