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Lead Solutions Architect (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

The Public Sector and Wholesale Solutions team supports the Department of Justice (DOJ) Joint Cloud Optimized Trusted Internet Connection Service (JCOTS) mission by providing modern and secure network capabilities.

AT&T has an opening for a Lead Solutions Architect to support the DOJ JCOTS contract, in providing dedicated engineering and architecture support throughout the life of the contract.

  • Provide architectural oversight of a complex networking and security service
  • Support Sales team on all new design and enhancement requests
  • Troubleshoot outages methodically and debug application issues
  • Collaborate with vendors and service providers
  • Manage projects from initial request through completion
Required Clearance:
Must be able to obtain DOJ Public Trust (#None)

Required Qualifications:
The Lead Solutions Architect must be proficient at the techniques that go into the formulation of solutions, including collecting customer requirements and assessing solution alternatives based on tradeoffs in cost, performance, reliability and security, and be able to partner with the sales team to recommend the most appropriate solution for the customer. This job requires demonstrated expertise of how to apply architectural thinking to mission, strategy, and vision in innovative ways that deliver positive impact and results to the business. Candidate must possess good written skills to document solutions in proposals, and strong verbal skills to be able to present solutions to customers at both working and executive levels. Demonstrates strong customer interface skills and is technically credible working in a sales environment.

Candidate must:
  • Have a solid understanding of complex IPv4 and IPv6 routing
  • Possess the ability to read and understand packet captures and debug outputs
  • Provide guidance and leadership to all team members
  • Manage projects from initial request through completion.
  • Typically requires 8 - 10 years of experience developing or recommending technical solutions
Desired Qualifications:
Be familiar with a broad range of hardware and software to include, but not limited to, FireEye AX/MX/EX, ProofPoint, Symantec ProxySG, Cisco IPS, Fortigate, Fidelis DLP, Cisco ASA/Nexus/ASR, Novetta, Ixia, InfoBlox platforms.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws. AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Job ID 1961900-1 Date posted 02/03/2020

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