What you'll be doing...
The PS Senior Consultant will be responsible for the high level design, level of effort scoping, pricing, and management of partner selection in support of Verizon Smart Communities and Venues (IoT) 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.
In this role, you'll be responsible for:
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 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...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Professional level industry certifications within the network engineering field such as CCNP or relevant.
Experience with Internet of Things solutions, design, and deployment in areas such as intelligent video, public safety, intelligent lighting, big data processing, etc.
Even better if you have:
A Bachelor's degree or eight or more years of experience.
Six or more years of relevant technical management experience.
Professional or lower level industry technical certifications such as CCNP (any track), CCNA (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 5G, 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.)
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 ability to form a trusted advisor relationships, capability to listen and guide a technical discussion, capability to clearly articulate complex topics.
Ability to work independently; ability to take high level direction and proactively move a project or internal initiative from start to finish with minimal assistance.
Ability perform a wide variety of technical and organizational tasks and 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).
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.
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