Verizon Solutions Architect in Plano, Texas
What you’ll be doing...
As a solutions architect for the PLAN/BUILD function, you will be leading and defining solution architecture for large business driven programs, product launch and rollouts, strategic process re-engineering initiatives for service provisioning, network capacity planning and engineering on access, transport and core networks. You will provide technical and solution leadership in delivering architectural artifacts that promote re-usability, modularity and scalability across the OSS layer for various lines of businesses.
Collaborating with network planning and engineering groups, NTS application domain owners and development leads to implement solutions across the OSS for various lines of businesses.
Leading and facilitating meetings and discussions to elicit business, product and network requirements to define and deliver architectural solutions and prescriptive guidance.
Establishing relationships and working with managers at all levels without supervision.
Articulating the problem statement and openly bringing up challenges/roadblocks and impediments, negotiating, influencing and driving solutions with directors and VPs in OSS space for tactical and strategic enterprise architecture approach and business capabilities.
You should be a self-starter and be able to drive end to end process and solution leadership to successfully complete large network programs on time with well managed scopes, and costs.
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.
Experience developing and optimizing server architectures.
Even better if you have:
Ten or more years of experience in Information Technology as an enterprise/solutions architect, or systems analyst in Telecommunication. It will be a strong plus, if you have experience in one or more of the of the following functional areas:
Service Fulfillment and delivery
Customer Order provisioning workflows
Network provisioning and Service activation
Network Assets build process, workflow and milestone tracking
Network capacity planning and engineering
Demonstrable experience leading software developers, systems or process analysts.
Excellent communication (verbal and writing), influencing and negotiation skills.
Experience in articulating the business drives and architectural approach/trade-offs during discussions for solution buy-in at various levels and gain consensus.
Ability to deliver systems/process analysis for strategic programs, user pain points and product rollouts across various functional domains in OSS space.
Ability to break down complex topics into simple to digest information and data points, adjusted to audiences at various levels.
Ability to deliver HLAs comprised of various architecture artifacts like systems interfaces and process flow diagrams, data flow diagrams, sequence and UML diagrams, inter and intra system dependencies within the functional domain and across them.
Ability to facilitate group meetings/discussions.
Ability to broker solutions for issues between functional domains, senior leaders.
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.
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