What you’ll be doing...

You will seek to build deep, consultative technical relationships with your customers, effectively becoming a trusted adviser. A Solutions Architect (SA) is ideally positioned to understand the customer's objectives and match these to Verizon solutions in order to satisfy business and technical requirements.

You will:

  • Be an integral part of a team to identify and qualify business opportunities and develop the strategy to resolve technical matters.
  • Recommend integration strategies, enterprise architectures, platforms and application infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solution using best practices.
  • Own the technical relationship with Verizon customers, including managing product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of additional technical resources. Work directly with customers to create solutions and use cases that leverage Verizon product integrations that generate business value.
  • Articulate the Verizon Enterprise vision on technologies and solutions towards the Client; positions Verizon Enterprise as thought leader on key technological developments.
  • Lead prioritization of Customer solution / technical requirements and champions resolution of solution / product gaps internally (also towards Product Groups).
  • Develop individual skill set and expand product knowledge to maximize value and to deliver quality services to our clients. This includes attaining designated certification requirements and attending product-specific training, reviewing technical literature, and obtaining hands-on experience.
  • Travel to Client sites, conferences, and other related events as required.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Relevant experience in the tech industry with experience in pre-sales, customer-facing consulting or other relevant experience.
  • Experience architecting and developing software or infrastructure for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Experience architecting and developing LAN/WAN or infrastructure and network solutions for enterprise customers.
  • Experience with networking concepts including: software defined networking, routing, VPNs, load balancers, and firewalls.
  • Industry knowledge and experience in two or more of the following areas: Software Defined Networking (SDN), IT infrastructure and systems security, cloud or network systems management, and business continuity.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or computer science.
  • Experience in and understanding of data and information security - especially as it relates to issues within businesses.
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies and solutions in the cloud/IT technology space.
  • Security, architecture, and industry certifications.
  • Hands on experience implementing or designing two or more of the following: Data and IP Services Managed Operations; Security Services; Call Center Technologies and or IT Applications Management.

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.