What you’ll be doing...

The Global Integrated Deals (GID) Global Enterprise Architect (GIA) role is the leading solution architect role within Verizon for our Global accounts as well as net new acquisition accounts and acts as the overarching architecture lead on large global opportunities, linking the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organization to its IT strategy; documenting this using multiple architectural tools, models or views that demonstrate how the current and future needs of an organization will be met by the current Verizon solution and incremental solution elements driven by thought leadership and innovation.

This role will provide specialist architectural ownership, governance control and solution management across all verticals and solution towers. The role will provide Enterprise Architecture support for large global enterprise opportunities with highly complex technical, operational and political environments.

You are responsible for working with Global Sales Executives (GSE) as a trusted technical advisor/ partner. Working as lead solution architect of the team partnering with the assigned GSE, you will provide technical leadership to the assigned solutions team and work with key business stakeholders and subject matter experts, to build a holistic view of the solutions strategy. You will provide support and guidance to the SME and delivery teams engaged to support each opportunity, Third Party Vendor’s (TPV), Solution Architects, Service Design Architects and specialist Professional Services teams as required in developing and refining the overall solution to ensure service interlock that aligns with both the customer’s business need and Verizon’s strategic vision for the opportunity.

  • Managing all cost to ensure a profitable & winning solution

  • Tailoring the Verizon proposition and messaging to meet the client’s business objectives and outcomes.

  • Feeding into the overall Sales Strategy from the GSE

  • Owning overall service strategy

  • Translating business outcomes to solution requirements in various documentation formats, proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Managing assigned solution architects and Advanced Technical Group (ATG) SME’s / Tier 2/3 engineers.

  • Working in coordination with Professional Services (PS) Consulting Architect to include PS strategy attach to any opportunity.

  • Managing TPV elements working with SDA & assigned TPV manager.

  • Managing the overall solution and service solution RFP responses.

  • Providing input on a timely basis for GSE to build the Executive Summary.

  • Owning architecture elements of contract negotiations.

  • Optimizing the overall cost base.

  • Articulating end to end solution to customer detailing business outcomes you will realise through presentations and oral.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or commercial discipline or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with pre-sales engineering in the telecommunications or related industry.

  • Experience in large complex and transformational solution design.

  • Experience in the development of customer-facing business cases.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to achieve outstanding results.

  • TOGAF, ITIL, etc. certifications.

  • Experience working in a related role previously; Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, Lead Architect etc.

  • Commercial acumen, able to develop business plans at a conceptual level.

  • Knowledge of legal, tax and regulatory rules that apply to global telecommunications services.

  • Ability to communicate and present at C-level across both IT and business leaders.

  • 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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