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Principal Consultant – IoT & AWS Edge Solutions Architect


This is a Contract position in Irving, TX posted August 23, 2020.

What you’ll be doing The AWS Edge solutions Subject Matter Expert is uniquely qualified to lead and direct multiple major projects of strategic significance to Verizon and global major business clients.

You will be passionate about helping customers put together unique cutting-edge IoT and distributed cloud/edge solutions.

The AWS Edge SME is a hands on expert in AWS platform services and will work with customers to design and architect complex solutions The AWS SME will be a self-starter who will engage clients and drive the application of new technologies focused on IOT, Cloud, and distributed edge technologies.

These technologies are strategically important to Verizon, particularly as we make large investments in areas such as Edge Intelligence, 5G networks, Software Defined Networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, location based services, autonomous vehicles, drones, etc.

Own the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific IOT/Edge solution implementation projects.

Engage with other Verizon teams, solutions architects, partners/vendors, and professional services organizations to drive large and highly complex sales opportunities to closure.

Act as a team lead as well as an advisor and technical mentor to other technical project team members.

Function as an IOT/Edge solutions SME both within Verizon and externally within industry.

Support the Verizon sales teams by taking an active role in contributing to account planning and pre-sales activities.

Present and discuss complex technical details with engineers/architects and brief executive audiences.

Represent Verizon and Professional Services during tradeshows, technology events, and customer executive presentations.

Lead consulting engagements with strategic customers to understand, evaluate and design architectures and solutions.

Author technology/solutions/services white papers and sales briefs.

Contribute to practice development and planning efforts.

Contribute to the development of new practice solutions and service offerings.

Design and develop architectures for customer engagements using AWS and Verizon services.

Nurture and maintain relationships with 3rd party vendors.

What we’re looking for You’ll need to have: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science or four or more years of work experience.

Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Six or more years of experience in a technical Cloud/Edge/IOT pre-sales/solutions architecture organization.

Hands on development experience in AWS platform services including networking, compute, storage, security and IoT: Ex.

IoT Core, Greengrass, VPC, IAM, Cloud watch, EC2, EBS, ECS, EKS Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have: Cloud Certifications: AWS solutions architect professional certification Versed in Agile product management methodology and tools.

Experience in the Telecom, Healthcare, Retail, or Manufacturing industries.

Experience with job functions such as design, analysis, evaluation, troubleshooting, testing, resource planning, or cost analysis and implementation of AWS services.

Experience with container/virtualization technologies: VMware, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm, etc.

Experience with infrastructure automation/orchestration technologies: Chef, Packer, Terraform, Puppet, etc.

Experience with edge cloud fabrics: AWS Outpost, AWS Snowball Experience with cloud migration and DevOps Experienced program and project management capabilities with success leading large, complex initiatives.

Excellent oral and written communications skills.

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.