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Lead Technical Architecture - Consulting

London, OH 43140
**About AT&T Consulting:**

AT&T Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T (a Fortune Global Top 10 company). AT&T is looking for an individual for the position of a Senior Consultant living in the UK (working from the London Victoria office) to be a part of a dynamic team of experienced IT professionals with varied experiences. AT&T consulting clients range from some of the largest networks in the world to small businesses requiring specialist consulting expertise.

**Job Duties:**

Responsible for consulting project activities where day-to-day duties will range from assisting in Networking Architecture pre-sales activities, responding to RFPs, through to high-level and detailed designs to actual implementation on large projects.

Fulfils billable consulting service projects. Acts as an expert within their discipline. Works independently on medium sized programs or projects or works in a team as assigned by the program leader on larger engagements.

Key responsibilities include project scoping, design, deployment and support of leading vendor networking solutions in all aspects of IP connectivity and virtualisation. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution. Ability to synthesize complexities into clear communication and action plans

Own management aspects of delivery, customer satisfaction, and accurate timekeeping for billing purpose, on projects where the Consultant is the only resource or lead technical resource.

Passionate, persuasive, articulate, IT networking technical professional capable of quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to design, deploy and operate IP based technologies within the fixed and virtualised networks of the future. Detailed understanding of principles, theories and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields. Work performed under general direction. Contributes to the strategic plan.

**Position expectations:**

+ Assists the wider team on revenue growth of AT&T Consulting Services for accounts within UK, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) territory. Focus on IP Fixed Networking and virtualised technologies, using enhanced or custom products & services.

+ Good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, with a willingness and ability to work with acquisition customers and AT&T customer account teams across the region.

+ Develops customer relationship and anticipates client concerns/roadblocks to effectively closing engagements on time and budget.

+ A significant amount of time will be spent in front of clients remotely or in an office developing new fixed IP network & virtualised solutions to the most strategic Customers of AT&T.

+ Understands and can articulate the technical merits and value of edge, virtualisation & cloud

+ Strong customer-interaction skills and architectural skills.

+ Ability to quickly establish credibility and excitement with business leaders, as well as work collaboratively and in a hands-on manner with technical professionals.

+ Proven ability to document appropriate technical information to serve as base for training, technical operations run books and knowledge management.

+ Candidate will support all industry verticals within EMEA, maintain direct relationships with C-level executives, while closely aligning themselves with Directors and VPs within Client and/or AT&T as necessary.

+ Candidate will report to Regional Head of Consulting and be based in London, UK with UK/European Travel occasionally.

+ Candidate may frequently be working with colleagues and leaders in other global regions remotely.

**Desirable skills required:**

+ Fixed IP Technology experience of a minimum of six years

+ Understanding of edge networking architectures, experience in planning, design & implementation of fixed, mobile and datacentre networking infrastructures.

+ Will be able to design, deploy & support leading vendor network & datacentre products with hands-on experience in operation and configuration of network edge infrastructure & services e.g. routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, storage networks, application optimizers and servers.

+ Experience in virtualisation network functions (VNFs), security and network traffic optimization appliances are essential.

+ Understanding of Open Network Architecture Platform (ONAP) standards

+ Over-The-Top (OTT), Software Defined Networking (SDN) and orchestration preferable; VMware SASE (VeloCloud), Silver Peak, Cisco-Viptela, Ciena/BluePlanet, etc.

+ Experience with advanced network analytics platforms; NetBrain, Syslog/SCOM, Azure, BMC SolarWinds, Splunk, Dynatrace, Netformx, etc..

+ Experience in leading a team in applying all elements of Technical Consulting

+ Experience in building and designing large multi-protocol inter-networks

+ Demonstrated industry awareness

+ Strong written, verbal & workshop skills and ability to explain complex issues to customers

+ Must be a flexible team player, hard-working and organised, with excellent communication and customer-facing skills

+ Adaptability to a very dynamic and challenging working environment

+ Ability to communicate fluently in Foreign Languages would be an advantage

+ Mandatory ability to travel 50-75% within UK, Europe, Middle East & Africa

**Degrees/Certifications Earned**

+ Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

+ CCNP mandatory, CCIE Routing & Switching preferred

**Additional information:**

+ Location: London (presence at the AT&T office/client is required daily)

+ Working hours: EMEA

+ Salary: 106,000 GBP base (80%) gross annually minimum. Your salary is likely to be higher based on your experience and qualification.
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.


Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-04

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