Verizon Solutions Architect in Reading, United Kingdom
What you’ll be doing...
You’ll be crafting solutions to help the biggest names in business work quicker and smarter. In collaboration with senior IT and business executives, you’ll identify and develop end to end enterprise solutions to enable our customers to realize their goals. Supporting the capture of new business opportunities, architecting solutions, coordinating internal resources, and acting as a trusted business partner will be your charter. You’ll enable our customers to see what’s possible to make their businesses run better, faster, and smarter.
Understanding customer business challenges, goals, and environment.
Designing the right package of solutions and services to meet the customer need.
Writing proposals and supporting the contracting process—ensuring that all technical needs along with legal and compliance needs are all satisfied.
Incorporating internal and third party suppliers as appropriate to meet the customer need.
Ensuring the feasibility of the proposed solution with the delivery and product teams.
Building and communicating the value proposition with client executives and key stakeholders.
What we’re looking for...
You appreciate how technology can transform organizations and the ways they do business. You are up-to-date on the latest technology trends but you also bring a broader business perspective. Multi-tasking comes naturally and you thrive in a fast-paced environment that requires you to collaborate with multiple functions and stakeholders to bring a concept to life. By flexing your style to each person and situation, you build rapport and gain trust of others. You have an ability to convey complex ideas in a straightforward manner and to inspire people to think about new possibilities.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Sold, designed, or consulted on technical enterprise business solutions.
Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in engineering, computer science or other technical discipline.
Designed IT and/or managed telecommunications solutions. Ideally, from concept development through implementation.
Proposed, sold, and/or implemented large complex enterprise-wide technology solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Ideally, “big 5” consulting experience.
Project managed large scale complex enterprise-wide technology solutions.
Built business cases incorporating cost analysis and ROI.
Experience in the development and implementation of one or more of the following: data and IP services (VoIP, MPLS, VPN, Internet), managed network services (LAN, WAN, content delivery, WLAN, managed IP PBX), managed security solutions (firewall, proxy, VPN), managed mobility Solutions, data center outsourcing (cloud, application hosting, managed storage), call center technologies (ACD, IVR, customer portal, WFM), or IT applications management (SOA, web services, RTE).
- Have the eligibility to maintain an active UK Government Security clearance.
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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