What you’ll be doing...

You’ll fulfill the role of trusted technical adviser for Verizon Enterprise Services (VES) clients and act as the technical solutions lead for internal and external solution development including proposals, RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs by putting together solutions across multi-towers (Cloud, Security, Networking, UCC, Contact Center), supporting literature, diagrams, write-ups, responses, and presentations.

  • Be an integral part of the sales team to identify and qualify business opportunities, identify key client technical objections and develop the strategy to resolve technical blockers.
  • Own the technical relationship with clients, including managing product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, coordination of additional technical resources, obtaining client requirements and translating these into a (client specific) solution design and/or Verizon Enterprise offer.
  • Lead solution definition and solution design both internal within VES as well as towards the client.
  • Lead the prioritization of client solution/technical requirements and champion resolution of solution/product gaps internally and also towards product groups.
  • Work with potential clients to analyze IT infrastructure for potential opportunities to demonstrate our solutions’ unique capabilities.
  • Articulate the VES vision on technologies and solutions towards the client, positioning VES as a thought leader on key technological developments.
  • Develop individual skill set and expand product knowledge to maximize value and to deliver quality services to our clients, including 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 necessary.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science, or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience as a technical sales engineer in an IT infrastructure environment or relevant experience in a client-facing or IT staff role (including working as a member of a professional services or IT engineering team).
  • Experience presenting and delivering technical pitches.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies and solutions in the SDN/IT infrastructure space.
  • Strong competency in generating solution documentation for both internal stakeholders and clients in the form of diagrams, slides, documents, spreadsheets.
  • Experience architecting IT infrastructure for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Deep technical knowledge of datacenter network architecture, SDN, and large-scale private cloud networks.
  • Multiple security, architecture, and industry certifications such as CISSP, TOGAFv9, ITIL, Cisco CCNA or CCNP, CCSK, Microsoft, Amazon, etc.
  • Advanced design and experience in three or more of the following:
    • Data and IP Services (MPLS, SIP, internet, VPN, SDN, NFV, SDWAN)
    • Network Operations (WLAN, LAN, WAN, IP PBX, Automation/Orchestration)
    • Security (DDOS, FW, IDS, WAF, DDI, SIEM, Analytics, Micro-segmentation)
    • Data Center Outsourcing (application management, storage, virtualization, serverless)
    • Call Center Technologies (ACD, IVR, Call Recording, Chat, Cloud Delivery, toll free, Omni-channel)
    • IT Applications Management (SOA, Web Services)
  • Functional knowledge of leading technology network and security vendor portfolios such as Cisco, Viptela, Versa, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Riverbed, and Juniper.
  • Experience evaluating prospective IT infrastructure and delivering the appropriate evaluation, ROI, savings, proposed operational evolution and associated process 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.

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