What you’ll be doing...

Exciting opportunities exist within the Verizon Global Presales Engineering organization. As an Associate Solutions Architect, you will be an integral part of a talented team collaborating with our Senior Solutions Architects and various members of the account team assisting them on their clients Digital Transformation journey. Other responsibilities include: learn engineering processes, develop professional engineering skills, optimize existing processes, deliver strong business and technical presentations, and work with the appropriate teams when issues or escalations arise to resolve them in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Account Teams and Field Solution Architects when engaged on team requests
  • Support the development of WAN, security, voice/UC&C, CCS, and IoT solutions
  • Provide engineering support on RFI, RFP, and other customer engagements
  • Interact with the customer as needed to provide support.
  • Complete site access reports and provide access pricing for customer locations
  • Develop or update network diagram drawings based on customer changes or new builds
  • Create Verizon internal LEC special construction quotes and perform pricing analysis.
  • Research and develop bandwidth utilization reports and provide the associated circuit information
  • Support projects that are technology or customer specialized by working with the SA and account teams to understand the project needs, complete research or engineering tasks, and develop the required deliverables or reports
  • Acquire and grow knowledge in Verizon’s technology offerings by completing trainings, attending corporate partner and vendor presentations, acquiring certifications, and assisting with specialized project requests
  • Network internally to grow community of resources

What we’re looking for...

Technical Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of Networking Technologies including SDN, NFV, Intelligent edge
  • Familiarity of WAN technologies: MPLS, (carrier) Ethernet, TDM
  • General knowledge of the telecom market (i.e. Carriers, VAR’s and System Integrators)
  • Overall technical aptitude and forward thinking

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or other related technical field
  • Must be willing and able to learn new technologies,
  • Work with aggressive timelines and prioritize deliverables accordingly.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Must be able to work on a team and communicate effectively across teams
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently with moderate to minimal supervision. Must be able to multitask and work on different projects/issues as needed
  • Must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving abilities, to quickly find solutions to problems where no previous examples or methods may exist
  • Familiarity with programming language/scripting logic a plus
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (especially Excel and Visio)
  • Previous related internship/work experience preferred
  • Previous industry certifications (COMPTIA Network+, CCNA, etc.) preferred

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.