What you’ll be doing...

A Verizon Smart Community Consulting Partner is someone that does not simply see the problems of today, but rather the challenges of tomorrow and the impact these challenges will have on cities, municipality, society, and the world. They see how technologytwo to fiveyears from now will change the way cities and people connect and engage with each other and critical services such as transportation, utilities, law enforcement, healthcare, and education. The Smart Community Consulting Partner will work with customers to find ways to leverage technology to spawn innovation through: New Strategic Partnerships, Big Data, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence. They must demonstrate this expertise through individual actions as well as an ability to collaborate with and lead cross-functional teams.

The Smart Community Consulting Partner is responsible for working with IT executives and community agency leaders as a trusted advisor/ partner to:

  • Review and analyze current technology infrastructure and its ability to support strategic objectives.
  • Identify and propose specific strategies, initiatives and remedies necessary to align smart community technology and infrastructure with corporate objectives.
  • Translate Client business issues/opportunities into technical solution/business requirements.
  • Collaborate with Verizon Public Policy teams to ensure Verizon solutions are compliant with Verizon standards.
  • Partner with the bid management organization to build out detailed RFP responses and contract development.
  • Participate as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in the Client facing Governance Program.

Together with the Verizon’s Business Development team, the Smart Community Consulting Partner will develop a holistic view of the customer’s environment. They will work to develop a strategy that takes into consideration the customer’s existing technology assets, processes, resources, and funding. They will foster “smart” innovation through a consultative approach that maps a cities challenges and priorities to technology solutions. These technology solutions will focus on, but are not limited to: Energy Conservation, Environment Monitoring, Public Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Traffic Management, ETC.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years in development and implementation of Public Sector IT solutions
  • Six or more years in architecture experience in conceptualization, definition and development of IT-based products, services and solutions.
  • Project management experience with accountability for end to end delivery
  • Experience in customer facing positions (sales, sales engineering, consulting, etc)
  • Valid driver's license

Even better if you have:

  • Masters in engineering, computer science or business administration
  • Excellent presentation experience. Ability to present Technical knowledge to CXOs, Sr. Public Officials, and Executive Leadership.
  • Experience with public and private funding models
  • Financial analysis experience (ROI, cost analysis, business case development, etc)
  • “Big 5" consulting experience
  • Public/Private Sector experience, ideally with fortune 100 customers and all government agencies- federal, state and local.
  • Willingness to travel

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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