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Distinguished Technical Product Engineer - Home Product Innovation

Company: Verizon
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

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... Verizon is seeking a highly motivated candidate with broad technical experience to join the Consumer Innovation team in the Technical Product Development organization as a Product Engineer. You will play an integral role in identifying technologies to address customer pain points to collaborate with the Product Manager to present solutions to jointly define new product concepts that can be adopted for commercialization to drive new revenue for Verizon. You will define, develop and execute on proof of concepts, propose go-to-market strategies for the concept, define & develop product roadmap, collaborate with internal team members to drive and manage product pipeline through the innovation process, collaborate with cross-functional teams, analyze market trends, nurture external engagements with various industry partners including entrepreneurs, start-ups, VCs and present across stakeholders to influence and drive adoption.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Developing and executing the product roadmap for the Consumer Home product portfolio, applying design thinking principles and considering user needs, market trends, and business goals.

Conducting user research, gather customer insights, and identify emerging technologies/services to propose new product opportunities that will differentiate Verizon's offerings in the market.

Driving idea generation to commercialization through the New Product Innovation process to influence stakeholders to adopt the concept for commercialization. This includes defining and overseeing external partner evaluation, prototyping, beta trials etc

Collaborating with Product engineering, design, and other teams to propose and define product requirements, specifications for new features and functionalities, ensuring a user-centered and innovative approach.

Working closely with the design team to create intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces and experiences, applying design thinking principles to ensure seamless interactions and delightful user journeys.

Building strong relationships with key stakeholders, including executives, product marketing, developers and external partners, to drive product success and ensure alignment with business objectives, while also promoting a collaborative and inclusive approach to innovation.

Staying up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape to drive innovation, infuse design thinking principles into our product development process, and maintain a competitive edge in the market.

Leading the specific vertical to represent the team internally and externally as the technical SME through written communications and presentations

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.

Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer or Communications Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field.

Strong and diverse technology experience, spanning most layers of the stack, from "Silicon to Device" to "Cloud to User" interface.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
8-10 years of experience in product development with a focus on innovation, proposing design and architecture, designing call flows, building/validating prototypes, driving products to commercialization, in the consumer electronics/Home Products industry - SmartHome Products, Home Security, Aging, Wellness, Home Network .

Strong technical background and ability to collaborate effectively with engineering teams.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a data-driven and design thinking approach to decision-making.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Passion for technology, and staying abreast on the latest industry trends.

Proactive, ability to iterate and fail fast with a self-driven mindset.

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

*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.*
This role may be considered as part of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program.
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. Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 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 page to learn more.
Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $143,000.00 and $302,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.Verizon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Verizon, Plainfield , Distinguished Technical Product Engineer - Home Product Innovation, Engineering , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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