What you’ll be doing...

As the Verizon Principal Solution Architect in the (ATG) Advanced Technology Group, you will provide architecture and messaging oversight of Advanced Technology Group products and services. This oversight will include intelligent networking, security, and application enablement. This role focuses on the Application Enablement services portfolio which is: how our agile networking services can improve customer’s application initiatives and business outcomes. You will leverage your expertisein application architectures in the areas of Cloud, Mobility, and IOT and apply your knowledge to a customer's internet working environment for the development of a Connectivity, Security, Visibility, and Automation suite of services journey roadmap. These roadmaps focus on the software defined networking services as well as the emerging 5G and Real Time Enterprise services. You will serve as the point of contact and subject matter expert to the sales and solutions architect teams for current and future technology deployment and adoption. The focus of the role is “why these services matter” to our customers over “what the service is”. You will be responsible for the refinement and scaled rollout of the Application Enablement messaging within the solution architecture community. You will assist in the development of customer use cases and solution architectures related to Application Enablement.

You will serve as the subject matter expert and mentor solution architects to drive excellence in solutions development, and lead opportunity closure through strategic engagement with cross-functional teams.

  • Identify opportunities for more effective solution support to field-based technical teams.
  • Proactively monitor projects and peer reviews to maximize sales results.
  • Accelerate strategic service solutions bundles.
  • Lead Application Enablement / technology discussion in executive briefings and customer presentations.
  • Manage T&E to effectively balance virtual and in person travel needs.
  • Consistently share successes and expertise across the SA community.
  • Engage peer organizations to resolve customer issues.
  • Provide timely market information, drivers and customer feedback to our partner organizations for product and technology positioning and enhancements.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevantwork experience.
  • Experience in application architectures such as Mobility, Cloud, SAP or IOT applications.
  • Experience in IT Service Management processes and DevOps methodologies and tools.
  • Experience in hyperscaler cloud architectures and connectivity solutions.
  • Experience in software defined networking and network function virtualization technologies as well as public / private internetworking.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Capability to be a strong communicator internally and externally directed at clients and third parties with a focus on Executive Briefing Center / CIO-level discussions.
  • Leadership skills in the development of Application Enablement solution assets such as presentations, demonstrations, videos and podcasts.
  • Application development and related skills; interest in Python , VB script and shell scripting, Artificial Intelligence, AGILE/SCRUM methodology, mobile development, or equivalent experience.
  • Interest in cloud-based applications, virtualization (MCSE P&I, AWS CSA/CDE, VMware CMA, or equivalent).
  • Interest for security issues concerning network infrastructure (CompTIA Security+, CISSP, SSCP, CRISC, or equivalent).
  • Experience in a variety of disciplines related to the selling of IT and managed services solutions. Disciplines to include:
    • Cloud architecture and migrations.
    • Managed Network Services / Security Solutions.
    • Network Cloud & Virtualized Services including NFV and SDN.
    • IT Applications Management / NetDev Ops.
    • IOT Applications.
    • 4G and 5G wireless networking solutions.
  • Experience in customer facing interaction with accountability for end to end delivery (i.e. Solutions Architect, Sales Engineer, and Service Delivery Architect).
  • Architecture experience in conceptualization, definition and development of IT and/or application based products and service.
  • Experience delivering customer presentations and preparing customer-facing material such as RFP responses, proactive proposals and network/system designs.
  • Knowledge of TOGAF and/or ITIL standards for architecture and delivery.
  • Strong financial analysis experience (P&L, ROI, cost analysis, business case development, etc.).

    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.