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What you’ll be doing...

The PS Principal Network Consultant will be responsible for the design, implementation, and handoff of complex network solutions spanning multiple technologies 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.

  • Developing trusted technical advisor relationships with key customers.
  • Consistently demonstrate the value of Verizon Network PS by delivering highly professional and successful engagements.
  • IncreasinggNetwork PS revenue by identifying areas of improvement for the Network PS team, encouraging follow on engagements with customers, 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.
  • Assisting with the identification and scoping of Network PS opportunities.
  • Providingsenior expert leadership both within the Network PS team as well as within assigned engagements.
  • Evolvingand support the growth of the network PS practice 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.
  • Sustaing a leadership role within 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.
  • Accepting individual ownership of critical issues, creatively thinking through to develop resolutions.
  • Requiringminimal direction and supervision in the execution of assigned responsibilities.

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'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Certifications within the network engineering field such as CCIE (full), JNCIE (full), or equivalent.
  • Four or more years of technical experience.
  • Experience in correlating business drivers and needs (financial drivers, impacts, and restrictions) into proposed technical solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in solution design – leading a design-related discussion with leading questions to fully vet solution requirements and develop a proposed design fulfilling said requirements.
  • Experience with SDWAN technologies design and deployment with one or more: Versa, Viptela, SilverPeak.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25 % of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Certifications and/or significant experience in other technical areas such as MCSE, CEH, security, UC, etc.
  • Ability to form a trusted advisor relationship with a customer.
  • Ability tolisten and guide a technical discussions.
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex topics.
  • Ability to lead a design-related discussion with leading questions to fully vet a customer’s requirements and develop a proposed design fulfilling said requirements.
  • Experience with identifying potential impacts of a given design recommendation.
  • Knowledge oftechnologies and their network requirements/impact, ability to produce comprehensive yet understandable technical documentation (design document, diagrams).
  • Knowledge of other technologies and their network requirements/impact.
  • Proven track record within claimed specialty(routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, RIP)).
  • Experience in L2 networks (RSTP, STP, 802.1x), MPLS, Cellular WAN, QoS, advanced configurations.
  • Abilityto increaseresponsibility (team lead, mentoring, and technical lead for large, multi-technology deployments).
  • Experience with cloud-based services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, SASE, etc.)
  • Experience with platforms such as: PaloAlto, Fortinet, ASA, Checkpoint, Juniper, Cradelpoint.
  • Experience leading a project team of three or more providing network related service to the customer.


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