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Lead Consultant Prof Services ATC

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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Job Overview

Job Description:

A senior-level consultant is often engaged as the technical primary project lead and architect.This seasoned consultant should have a track record of strong leadership, professional business acumen, polished oral and written communication, documentation and presentation skills. Also, he/she should be well-rounded and adept at leading consultative engagements, assessing network environments, and architecting designs for data center and network solutions, and creating meaningful, cohesive deliverables.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

An AT&T Lead Consultant is expected to become accustomed to and follow an established, repeatable methodology, leverage appropriate templates, actively participate in or facilitate status meetings, report status, and attend other required project meetings, including lessons learned meetings, complete all administration, reports and mandatory compliance training on time and as directed.The Sr. Consultant will also stay abreast of the latest marketing trends or chief concerns in their profession and participate in National Practice operations, process improvement and training calls, and take accountability for their own professional development and career growth, as well as sharing knowledge with others.

  • Collaborate, confer and provides consulting services and manages project activities from client identification through final invoicing.
  • Works on billable consulting service projects.
  • Demonstrates broad product knowledge with the customer within a specific discipline.
  • Works independently on highly complex projects , or may work in a team as assigned by the project leader.
  • Technical responsibilities will include problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training, and deployment.
  • Leads all technical aspects of delivery, customer satisfaction, and accurate timekeeping for billing purposes, on projects where the Consultant is the only technical resource or lead technical resource.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of principles, theories and concepts in applicable discipline, plus high level of working knowledge in other related fields. May assist less experienced peers when needed.
  • Work is performed under minimal direction.
  • As a member of a team of advanced infrastructure consultants and lead consultants, you will use your in-depth knowledge of networking to design and implement solutions for our clients.
  • Responsible for consulting project activities from client identification through final invoicing.
  • Fulfills billable consulting service projects.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert within a specific discipline.
  • Typically leads an engagement team, consisting of other Consultants and/or Sr. Consultant, or may be the sole consulting resource on a project.
  • Technical responsibilities include problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training, and deployment.
  • Typically viewed as a mentor or coach.
  • Creates recommendation and implements new methods, techniques and /or procedures.


At AT&T Consulting, you will be working with the best in the industry.Here is how the candidate will contribute:

  • 10+ years of experience in the planning, design and implementation of complex networks as part of a large enterprise network team, or within the professional services or network integration environments.
  • Planning, design and integration of secure network technology.
  • A positive, energetic attitude and a serious desire to have an impact on your company and the industry.
  • Accomplished at developing Visio designs/diagrams and documenting professional, cohesive deliverables. Sample deliverables will be requested as evidence of documentation skills.
  • Verifiable strong ethics, trustworthiness, accountability and reliability in being resourceful and self-directed while possessing both a positive leadership and collaborative teamwork style.


  • Thorough understanding of internetworking technologies and how technologies are deployed in complex, global networks.IPv4 and IPv6 experience.
  • WAN and preferably iWAN Expertise – Transport and Access Planning, Design and Deployment Experience
  • Experience in analysis and selection of transport and access technologies including; MPLS, Private Line, Hybrid WAN, Internet Complex, Ethernet, Internet VPN,DWDM, and wireless.
  • MPLS Integration including MPLS equipment & transport selection, QoS, MPLS IP Routing and MPLS migration planning/transition
  • LAN Expertise – Planning, Design and Deployment Experience
  • Experience in equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design
  • Data center expertise including core, distribution and segmentation
  • Wireless equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design
  • Layer 2 vs Layer 3 segmentation
  • Virtualization using path segmentation (GRE, VRF-Lite, L3VPN’s, L2VPN’s)
  • IP Routing – Planning, Design & Deployment Experience
  • IP Routing Protocols – OSPF, BGP, M-BGP, EIGRP capabilities and corresponding configurations.
  • IP Addressing – NAT, DNS/DHCP, Address Summarization as it impacts IP addressing and IP routing.
  • Data Center Expertise – DC Core Network Planning, Design and Deployment Experience
  • Experience in analysis, design, engineering and deployment of DC core networks built on legacy architectures and fabric enabled architectures.
  • Experience with Load Balancing, DNS/DHCP, NAT, WANx and Proxies
  • Experience with separation and segmentation technologies (VLAN, VRF)
  • Experience with network virtualization technologies
  • Experience with Cisco ACI SDN technologies
  • Network Equipment – Strong knowledge of features, functionality and configurations for Cisco Systems, Nortel, Juniper, Extreme Networks, etc.
  • Firewall design, configuration, network segmentation and implementation experience, such as Cisco ASA, CheckPoint, Fortinet, etc.
  • Understanding of load-balancing, F5 experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with SDN, Juniper, Velocloud, VMware/Virtualization, and/or IoT is also a significant plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Industry Certifications CCIE, or proven equivalent experience with CCNA, CCNP or CISSP
  • Very strong leadership, documentation, project management skills.
  • Ability to lead, coordinate complex networking engagements for very large environments in a nebulous or unfamiliar setting.
  • Ability to travel for engagement requirements.

Our Lead Principal Architect ATC earn between $134,600 - $201,800+ $30,000, in commissions yearly if all sales goals are met). Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected.
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups.

And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, State, and local laws.

Ready to close the deal on a career with AT&T?

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San Francisco, California

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job ID R-15125-6 Date posted 06/06/2024
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