Responsibilities

The Implementation Specialist will be accountable for customer satisfaction and for delivering key milestones during the implementation process. The Implementation Specialist will serve as the client’s single point of contact for the duration of each implementation. They are responsible for coordinating with the appropriate internal and external resources to ensure implementations are well managed and milestones are met successfully.

Candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Review the Terremark planned solution with customer to ensure it meets customer requirements.
  • Work with customers in creation of an implementation plan including success criteria, key milestones, role definitions, risks and method of ongoing communication.
  • Take “Lead” role with Customer and Terremark teams to ensure proper resource assignments to meet key implementation milestones.
  • Verify and confirm continued validity of implementation constraints (scope, quality, and time) during the implementation life cycle.
  • Seeks necessary support in removing obstacles to implementation progress.
  • Report progress and issues throughout the implementation process.
  • Assist the customer during their application load/test process and ensure timely and effective transfer to support.
  • Develop and manage the customer relationship to understand their business and exceed their expectations.
  • Meet internal and external delivery milestones and ensure that client expectations are clearly defined and met.
  • Provide a transition to the post-implementation support organization at the completion of each implementation.
  • Ensures completion of implementation within specified timeframes.
     

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years of managed services or IT implementation experience required.
  • 1+ years of hands-on project management with a demonstrated track record of success.
  • Experience with design and implementation of WAN circuits, routing protocols, switches, firewalls and network load balancers preferred.
  • Capable of managing a high volume orders simultaneously. Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Works well in an environment with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels.
  • Customer Service oriented, with a working knowledge of ITIL foundations.
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving are required skills.
  • Demonstrated project management abilities, including the ability to create project plans and manage resource allocations per phase/tasks.
  • A working knowledge of the following technical disciplines in an enterprise environment: networking, servers (UNIX/Microsoft), data bases (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle), and/or security services.
  • Initiative and ability to work in a self-directed manner.
  • Excellent time management skills (ability to set priorities and manage to them). 

Preferred:

  • Technical Certifications preferred; Cisco, Microsoft or Information Security technical certifications.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.