What you’ll be doing...

The Distinguished Architect will support the sales teams in strategic account planning developing a pipeline of opportunities for development by Account Management and Solution Architecture and supporting the Account Team in communicating the strategic vision and value propositions to senior customer stakeholders.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the solution strategy for Verizon’s largest Federal customers
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with Verizon’s solution governance processes
  • Publication of jointly agreedthree to fiveyear roadmaps across appropriate technology towers
  • Support the account teams in developing and maintaining strategic account plans
  • Supportfour or moreExecutive Briefings each year
  • Review and approve all Solution Design Documents
  • Accountable for the ongoing maintenance of the Solution Design Document and associated product/service catalog

What we’re looking for...

The Distinguished Architect role is the leading technical account development role within Verizon for our top Federal accounts

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Ten or more years of experience in the IT infrastructure industry
  • Knowledge of government security compliance constructs
  • Confident and capability in communicating at C-level across both IT and business leaders
  • Experience in development of customer facing business cases
  • Worked in a similar role previously; Solution Director, Lead Architect etc.
  • Experience in solution design and / or product development
  • Commercial acumen, ability to develop business plans at a conceptual level
  • Knowledge of legal, tax and regulatory rules that apply to global services
  • Ability to navigate both internal and customer business processes (governance, financial approvals, change-control, etc.)
  • Experience in service management and/or supplier management. Ability to understand and develop SLA’s, KPI’s within complex commercial contracts

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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