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What you’ll be doing...

As the Senior Manager for the Public Sector Federal Aviation Administration Enterprise Network Engineering Services (FENS) Solution Architecture team, you will be the lead Architect on a multi-discipline team that will deliver and manage the technology roadmap for the FAA infrastructure architecture based on Verizon’s solutions and services. As the lead architect, you will have the responsibility to design cross product/technology, third party solutions, integrated to deliver on the FENS requirements. You are well versed across multiple technology disciplines to include but not limited to Enterprise Solutions, MPLS, Cyber Security, Managed Services, Cisco DMPVN, Wireless (4G and 5G), application performance, IT, Cloud, Enterprise Solutions, and more. You will work in a cross-functional and cross-organizational environment (including Third party partners) to facilitate and deliver the FENS initial and on-going infrastructure solutions for the FAA complex requirements throughout the life-cycle of the FENS program.

You will be focused on the technical aspect of delivering integrated architectures for the FAA FENS opportunity. The goal will be to deliver the best technical solutions along with the best customer service.

  • Understanding customer business challenges.
  • Developing the solution and designing the architecture to solve the customer need.
  • Drafting agreements with pricing, service commitments, and technical specifications.
  • Provide briefings at various levels.
  • Identify, own, and drive resolutions to gaps in the deal lifecycle delivery processes.
  • Assess, prioritize, and manage scope of work across various initiatives.
  • Lead and guide internal and external teams with creating and delivering complex, integrated solutions to meet our customer requirements
  • Support the Business Development teams drive revenue for incremental growth

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You are an effective and inspiring leader, able to engage and motivate cross functional teams to deliver outstanding performance. You have the business insight and executive presence to establish credibility with executive leaders (e.g., internally, customer, and partners), and guide the growth of a team to deliver on expectations, milestones, and deliverables. As a business and technical leader you are able to explain how Verizon solutions can help solve everyday business problems in an effective manner. You enjoy working in a dynamic environment and can balance contending demands and priorities.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or fouror more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in transitioning from TDM to IP infrastructure.
  • Experience in building technology roadmaps and transitioning in new technologies
  • Experience in leading cross functional teams.
  • Knowledge of technical product and systems development lifecycle within a large global enterprise environment.
  • Experience in delivering an integrated OSS with technical solutions and contract performance (delivering on Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators).
  • Experience managing large-scale technical programs with end to end accountability.
  • Experience in two or more technical areas listed:Data and IP Services (MPLS, SIP, internet, VPN, SDN, NFV, SDWAN),Cisco DMVPN,Access Technologies (TDM, Ethernet),Network Operations (Managed Services for WLAN, LAN, WAN, IP PBX, Automation/Orchestration),Security (DDOS, FW, IDS, WAF, DDI, SIEM, Analytics, Micro-segmentation),Cloud and Data Center Outsourcing (application management, compute and storage, virtualization, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS),Wireless technologies (IoT),IT Applications Management (SOA, Web Services), orVoice Services (Circuit Switched Voice, IP Voice, SIP Trunking).

Even Better if you have:

  • Master’s Degree in a technical or business area.
  • Ability to manage and balance business and technical requirements.
  • Highly organized with an ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication, organization and project management skills.
  • Experience in communicating (written and spoken) highly technical, multi-faceted (e.g., network, security, data, application) solutions to customers in a simple, understandable manner.
  • Current Security, architecture, and industry certifications such as (Cisco CCIE, CCNA or CCNP, CCSK, TOGAFv9, ITIL, Amazon, Microsoft, etc.).
  • Five or more years of successful experience with strategic solutions and/or systems integration design and solutions selling experience (consultative solutions selling).
  • Communication, organization, and negotiation skills with the ability to successfully work multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Public Sector Domain Experience to include both Federal and Department of Defense contract and procurement experience.
  • Functional knowledge in leading technology network and security vendor portfolios such as Cisco, Avaya, Viptela, Versa, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Riverbed, Juniper, and more.
  • Experience in the Aviation industry.
  • Ability to obtain a Government security clearance of Public Trust.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

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