What you’ll be doing...

This position permits remote work with 25% or less travel

The PS Principal Consultant will be responsible for the high level design, level of effort scoping, pricing, and management of partner selection in support of Network Professional Services products. Additional responsibilities include tasks such as opportunity tracking and reporting, management of transitioning sold engagements to delivery, development of scoping tools and guidelines, and assisting with internal initiatives in the development of new products and processes.

Will be expected too:

Develop trusted technical advisor relationships with internal organizations

Consistently demonstrate the value of Verizon Network PS by identifying areas of improvement for the Network PS team, maintaining a high level of quality and professionalism within assigned tasks, and increasing organizational exposure through direct engagement with pre and post sales organizations in multiple capacities.

Provide senior expert leadership both within the Network PS team as well as within assigned engagements.

Evolve and support the growth of the network PS practice through offering development, engagement with partner vendors to identify and vet new technologies and proposed solutions, and assisting with the vetting of potential team members.

Sustain a leadership role within team through mentorship, sharing experience and knowledge through technical sessions, and leading by example, both through professional interactions and the continued pursuit of expert level knowledge within multiple fields.

Accept individual ownership of critical issues, creatively thinking through to develop resolutions.

What we’re looking for...

BS or higher with a STEM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) OR 8+ years of military service within a communications specialty (i.e. tactical data communications, technical controller, satellite communications, cyber security, etc.) OR 10+ years of experience within network engineering and other data communications fields.

Expert level industry certifications within the network engineering field such as CCIE (full), JNCIE (full), or equivalent

10+ years of technical experience and increasing responsibility (team lead, mentoring, and technical lead for large, multi-technology deployments)

Experience with Internet of Things solutions, design, and deployment in areas such as intelligent video, public safety, intelligent lighting, big data processing, etc.

Demonstrated expertise in solution design –ability to lead a design-related discussion with leading questions to fully vet solution requirements and develop a proposed design fulfilling said requirements, identify potential impacts of a given design recommendation, knowledge of other technologies and their network requirements/impact, ability to produce comprehensive yet understandable technical documentation (design document, diagrams, etc.)

Demonstrated expertise in correlating business drivers and needs (financial drivers, impacts, and restrictions) into technical solutions, on proposed solutions

Demonstrated communication and relational skills – able to form a trusted advisor relationships, able to listen and guide a technical discussion, able to clearly articulate complex topics.

Does not require direct supervision; able to take high level direction and proactively move a project or internal initiative from start to finish with minimal assistance.

Able to perform a wide variety of technical and organizational tasks and may lead or direct the work of others.

Demonstrated history of mentoring less experienced engineers while maintaining productive relationships with peers.

Interest in other technical areas of data communications with a demonstrated desire to proactively learn new, or increase existing, skillset(s).

Even better if you have:

Expert or lower level industry technical certifications such as CCIE, CCNP (any track), JNCIP (any track), etc.

Certifications and/or significant exposure in other technical areas such as MCSE, CEH, security, UC, etc.

Demonstrated knowledge of, and interest in, emerging technologies such as IoT, SDN, NFV, etc.

Experience with any of the following: cellular WAN technologies and solutions, WAN optimization, Wireless LAN, datacenter technologies (load balancers, datacenter switching, etc.), virtualization technologies and concepts (Hypervisors, orchestration, software defined datacenter, NFV, etc.), security appliances and concepts (firewalls, IPS/IDS, identity management, access controls, etc.)

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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