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Verizon Principal Architect - Unified Communications & Collaboration in Cary, North Carolina

What you’ll be doing...

As an Advanced Communications Principal Architect in Verizon Business Group (VBG) within the Advanced Technology Group (ATG), you will be responsible for acting as the technical presales expert, primarily focused on engaging with clients, contributing technical elements to Product Management, supporting the ATG Solution Architect team in complex solutions and driving sales opportunities to closure by providing technical design and validation.

You will be responsible for articulating and designing solutions for the latest technology and market trends and relating them to VoIP and Verizon Unified Communications and Collaboration product features. Your goal is to ensure that our internal and external clients are equipped with the latest reference design architectures, and are following best practices.

The ideal candidate is someone who’s been designing and/or implementing UC technology for a range of enterprise customers, and would like to further enhance their skills, tenure and experience while sharing their passion for technology with others. This position can be located anywhere in the US and is 100% remote workforce enabled.

What we’re looking for...

  • 5+ years architecture experience in conceptualization, definition and development of IT and or telecom based products and service or

  • 3+ years in customer facing positions (sales, sales engineering, consulting)

  • Superior communications and presentations skills, both oral and written.

  • BS or BA in Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with stationand/or trunk side SIP designs including a detailed understanding of SIP Messaging and Call Flows

  • Experience designing and engineering technical solutions containing IP-PBX components

  • Session Border Control design

  • Responsible for determining customer requirements, and designing hosted UC solutions leveraging cloud based architectures, such as: Unified Communications as a Service (UCCaaS)

  • Video (HD) and Telepresence design

  • Webex, Microsoft, Avaya and Zoom collaboration suite

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Even better if you have:

  • Experience in sales or service of Fortune 500 companies

  • Successful project delivery within Fortune 500 companies

  • Masters in engineering, computer science or business administration

  • Knowledge and design of Video Architecture (SIP)

  • Microsoft Teams, O365, experience or certification(s) are a plus

  • Understand and have working knowledge of API’s related to UC&C applications

  • Career Certifications or Equivalent Work Experience such as:

  • Cisco Certified Design Associate/ Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCDA/CCNA)

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional/ Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCNP/CCDP)

  • Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)

  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) Either Internetworking or Voice Track

  • Avaya Certified Solutions Specialist (ACSS)

  • Avaya Certified Specialist (ACS)

  • Avaya Certified Expert (ACE)

  • Avaya Certified Solutions Architect (ACSA)

  • SIP School Certification (SSCA)

  • ZOOM Certification

  • MSCE

  • Acme Packet/Oracle

  • SONUS/Ribbon

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

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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