- Project Management
- Internet Of Things
- Product Development
- Google Suite
What you’ll be doing...
Verizon is looking for an energetic and talented attorney to join the International Product Legal & Regulatory organization. Your primary tasks will include the following subject areas: bringing telecommunication and IT products and services to market (product development), and advising Sales and other business organizations in selling of such products and services to enterprise customers while ensuring regulatory and local law compliance in non-EU countries in Central and Eastern Europe, and all countries in the Middle East and Africa (“Emerging Markets”). Experience in international and local regulatory laws, regulations, and policy issues in the Emerging Markets, and the capability to understand how those issues impact Verizon, as well as an appreciation for how these compare from country to country is important. You should have solid experience with classic telecoms networks and products and their fast paced changes due to new technologies, and must be capable of applying traditional telecoms laws and regulations to these new technologies. You will have mastered a wide variety of regulatory and product issues and be interested in working on matters faced in challenging countries.
Staying abreast of regulations, geopolitical developments and proposed legislative changes applicable to countries in the Emerging Markets.
Supporting product development and the roll-out of international products as well as their international sale by advising on regulatory issues for the relevant countries.
Applying for telecom licenses as necessitated by the business needs.
Ensuring compliance with such licenses as products, services and/or regulations change.
Working with product managers, engineers, in-house attorneys and external outside local law firm counsels in the Emerging Markets.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience.
Bar membership and required licenses.
Experience with and a thorough understanding of the telecommunications industry and telecommunications laws and regulations in the Emerging Markets.
International regulatory and international matters experience.
Product development experience.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
Ability to quickly conduct effective issue-spotting of legal issues that arise in the course of the variety of day to day matters, paired with sound legal and business judgment.
Attention to detail.
Ability to understand telecoms jargon and to communicate complex matters internally and externally in simple language.
Knowledge of hardware and virtual IP-based telecommunications and network technologies (incl. encryption technologies), experience in new technologies (e.g. internet of things, self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, 5G).
Experience working with data base systems.
Ability to work under pressure and against aggressive deadlines.
Ability to assess and manage risk within a sound commercial approach.
Project management skills.
Proficiency with Google Suite.
Fluency in one or more foreign languages (Russian and French as additional working languages).
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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