Telogis, A Verizon Company Product Owner in Waltham, Massachusetts

What you’ll be doing...

We're hiring a Product Owner for the Telogis ELD (Electronic Logging Device) product. The ideal candidate possesses strong leadership skills, an ability to think outside the box, strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, an ability to work in a dynamic environment, and a strong desire to contribute to Verizon Telematic’s continued success. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in IoT, we want you to fast-forward your career at Verizon Telematics.

This position can be based in our Aliso Viejo, CA or Waltham, MA office.

Position Summary Description:As a Product Owner, you will work on complex and diverse projects with members in various locations that support multiple products/services in the emerging area of Telematics. The primary project the role will be working on is for the Verizon Telematics ELD initiative (Electronic Logging Device). Projects will include user stories that can be leveraged across a multitude of business opportunities as well as specific to a business unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle critical, complex and enterprise projects

  • Work inline with Product Managers to ensure roadmap deliverables including detailed project deadlines are met

  • Effective management of all stakeholders

  • Create customer journey flow diagrams to align business stakeholders then ensure user stories map back to desired journey

  • Understand end to end customer lifecycle to provide subject matter expertise

  • Analysis of business request to generate features and user stories

  • Validate projects for scalability and re-use in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT

  • Facilitate sessions with the business and technical teams to clarify the user stories from internal and external clients and effectively translate and communicate the ask to IT staff

  • Effective management of issues/risks including escalations when needed

  • Serve as a mentor to other members on the team

  • Aid in determining proper value has been provided for backlog prioritization

  • Presentations to all levels within the company including executives, business managers and technical teams and business partners external to the company

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent education and experience

  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in a business analyst, product owner, or product management role in a technology field

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience managing projects through to development

  • Experience in thorough implementation lifecycle (requirement/specification definition, development, testing, migration and go-live support)

  • Experience with areas of business and technology processes (device provisioning and activation, API integration, mobile apps, etc.)

  • Familiarity with analysis within one or more development methodologies (Agile, SAFe, Scrum, Six Sigma, Waterfall)

What we are looking for in you:

  • Strong analytical and documentation skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into user stories

  • Strong skills as a change agent, problem solver, team leader and facilitator

  • Ability to think logically, critically, and constructively about complex problems, clearly communicate findings of analysis and propose solutions that address expressed needs

  • Possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, capable of addressing both technical and non-technical audiences at a variety of organizational levels

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to work and contribute in a team environment are essential, as are outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience and desire to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

  • A constant drive to improve the experience of our users and our processes with the “Better Matters” motto

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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