Product Owner

Verizon Communications Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

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...

Fueled by the Verizon 5G future, the New Business Incubation team is anchored in Verizon's Corporate Strategy organization with a mission to: Scale new software automation businesses fueled by the power of the 5G future. This unique charter, paired with the strength of Verizon's best-in-class network, broad customer base and massive technological capabilities, puts the New Business Incubation team at the forefront of innovation as we embark on the 5G future.

Comprised of passionate and forward-thinking leaders, the New Business Incubation team includes ecosystem builders and industry experts in location technology, robotics, digital twins, fleet management, energy transformation, industrial IoT and other emergent technologies. With a belief that the autonomous future sits at the intersection of intelligent networking, devices and software, the team is working to shepherd customers through their digitization journeys to enable the connection, management and operation of physical and digital elements needed for the Industry 4.0 future. The combination of these technologies will transform Industry to deliver new levels of efficiency, intelligence and business outcomes in productivity, experiences and safety.

This Product Owner role is the key drive of a specific product in the Product team and primarily focuses on defining both a long-term vision and near-term execution plan to inform their product roadmaps for and communicate the value of NBI's solutions and how they anticipate and ultimately solve customer challenges delivering a product vision alongside the engineering team.

  • Understanding the customer and their challenges, owning and driving the product roadmap to align to existing and unmet needs.

  • Collaborating and partnering with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Design, Customer Success, Sales, Solution Architecture, Delivery and Legal to ensure NBI products meet and exceed stakeholder expectations.

  • Analyzing product performance to measure overall success and engagement, tracking feature adoption, identifying user behavior and then feeding this knowledge back into product design and requirements.

  • Serving as the internal voice and champion of the customer, creating business cases and growth models to drive product strategy.

  • Understanding customer requirements, setting priorities, ensuring that requirements are translated into workable epics and stories.

  • Representing the customer's needs while addressing engineering team questions on epics and stories. You are the go-to person for engineering when they have questions on requirements, schedules and deliverables.

  • Partnering with an engineering team to run daily stand up meetings and all scrum ceremonies.

  • Understanding how engineering delivers on product requirements.

  • Discussing software development workflows, CI/CD pipelines, code review processes, QA testing, and user acceptance.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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 Agile Product Owner experience.

  • Experience of leading SDK and API development.

  • Experience in Agile product management and development practices.

  • Experience working with front-end and back-end engineering teams and technologies delivering code for production applications.

  • Knowledge of networks and data pipelines, particularly knowledge of how mobile networks operate.

  • Knowledge of public and private cellular networks.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A master's degree.

  • Ability to write code at a basic level in at least one major programming language like Java, Javascript, C++, Python or SQL.

  • Experience with UAT, unit, regression, performance, UX and reliability test approaches.

  • Experience with UI/UX design principles.

  • Knowledge of developing and delivering SaaS platforms.

  • Knowledge of Mobile Edge Computing systems.

  • Experience with Robotics and IIOT.

  • Ability to research and evaluate leading-edge technologies to inform and influence product build.

  • Ability to identify opportunities for new products, improvements, and refinements that align with our business objectives and communicate their value.

  • Understanding of how every epic and story delivers against customer requirements.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.


Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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