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Senior Solution Architect more...
Location:Silver Spring, MD
First posted:June 07, 2017 (last updated 2 days 21 hours ago)

What you’ll be doing...


  • Review and analyze current technology infrastructure and its ability to support strategic corporate objectives.
  • Identify and propose specific strategies, initiatives and remedies necessary to align technology infrastructure with corporate objectives.
  • Support development of business drivers, business case and high level program implementation plan.
  • Translate customer business issues/opportunities into technical solution/business requirements.
  • Develop conceptual solution architecture using combination of standard products and third-party suppliers to produce end-to-end customer solution.
  • Build and communicate the value proposition of the end to end solution to client executives.
  • Partner with specific product specialists to identify and collect detailed technical requirements.
  • Partner with bid management organization to build out detailed RFP responses and contract development.
  • Coordinate efforts across support and product specialist organizations to ensure overall integrity and consistency of final proposed solution.
  • Work with the account teams as the lead subject matter expert to develop solutions and recommend services to meet customer’s business requirements.
  • Base understanding in network design and convergence, including routing/switching, cloud, mobility, and M2M with focus on security, resiliency, availability, and latency.
  • Possess strong presentation skills, with the ability to develop and deliver technical presentations with customers and to tailor content to audience as appropriate to include ROI/TCO and the demonstration of financial value.
  • Share knowledge and experience to enhance the technical capabilities of peers and build prospective opportunities.
  • Possess solid understanding of the competitive landscape and ability to articulate the technical differentiation and value proposition of company solutions.

What we’re looking for...


  • BA or BS degree (preferably in Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in customer-facing role (sales, sales engineering, consulting) serving as a technical and business process expert developing end-to-end customer solutions.
  • 3+ years of architecture experience in conceptualization, definition, development and implementation of IT/Telecom based solutions in one or more of the following:
    • Data and IP Services (MPLS, VoIP, VPN, IP PBX)
    • Managed Network Services (LAN, WAN, CDN, Managed IP PBX)
    • Managed Security
    • Cloud Services and Data Center Outsourcing (application hosting, managed storage)
    • Unified Communications Technologies
  • Proven strong project management skills with accountability for end-to-end delivery.
  • Current and valid industry certifications in one or more of the following:
    • Cisco Career Certifications – CCIE, CCDA, CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCVP
    • Microsoft, Polycom, Oracle


  • Experience in sales or service delivery with Fortune 500 company.
  • Successful project delivery with Fortune 500 company.
  • “Big 4" consulting experience.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science and/or Business Administration.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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