Senior Network Consultant Professional Services 5G Wireless
Location: Irving, Texas
Internal Number: 588937-1A
When you join Verizon
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What you’ll be doing...
The 5G Wireless Pro Services Senior Consultant will be responsible for the design, implementation, and handoff of network solutions utilizing cellular as WAN transport for a wide range of customers, from small to large enterprise, while providing senior technical leadership within the immediate team and the PS organization as a whole.
Develop trusted technical advisor relationships with internal organizations.
Consistently demonstrate the value of 5G Wireless PS by identifying areas of improvement for the 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 technical leadership both within the team as well as within assigned engagements.
Evolve and support the growth of 5G Wireless PS 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 the 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.
Where you'll be working:
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 will need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience
Experience with the design and implementation of cellular WAN infrastructure such as Cradlepoint, Cisco, and Askey.
Knowledge of 4G and 5G cellular technologies from core to the edge.
Experience with SDWAN technologies design and deployment.
Experience in correlating business drivers and needs (financial drivers, impacts, and restrictions) into technical solutions, on proposed solutions.
Proven track record of mentoring less experienced engineers while maintaining productive relationships with peers.
Willingness to travel up to 25%.
Even better if you have:
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.
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and solutions Demonstrated communication and relational skills – able to form trusted advisor relationships, able to listen and guide a technical discussion, able to clearly articulate complex topics.
Does not require direct supervision; ability to take high level direction and proactively move a project or internal initiative from start to finish with minimal assistance.
Ability to perform a wide variety of technical and organizational tasks and may lead or direct the work of others.
Knowledge of emerging technologies such as 5G, IoT, MEC, VR, etc.
Experience with any of the following: 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.)
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
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