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Are you passionate about leveraging technology innovation for the betterment of humanity?
Lumen has an opportunity for a dynamic Solution Architecture leader in our growing markets. You will lead a growing team of technical experts that provide in- depth pre- sales support for Lumens solution platform of Connected Security, Edge, Cloud, Adaptative Networking and Communication Solutions. If you are an experienced Technical Sales management professional ready for a high visibility role in a positive, open environment that encourages different points of view, and you will leverage your skills and experience, please read on!
**The professional in this role can be in Missouri or Tennessee and can mostly work from home.**
**The Main Responsibilities**
+ Lead, Inspire and Develop your staff of high-performance Solution Engineers and Solution Architects to provide timely, accurate and complete customer solution designs and presentations.
+ Create and Accelerate Strategic alignment with both internal and external stakeholders to create positive business outcomes and Leading Edge and Cloud Solution
+ Influence process improvement initiatives by removing barriers, and modifying or enhancing current processes
+ Manage Budget
**What We Look For in a Candidate**
+ Desired Skills
+ Fundamental understanding in Cloud & Architecture design.
+ Fundamental understanding in Network Functions Virtualization.
+ Industry certifications: In 1 or more specialized technologies
+ Experience in solution consulting – ITIL best practices
+ Fundamental understanding in Security solutions.
+ Technical pre-sales and/or consulting experience.
+ Technical knowledge across one or more Lumen technology pillars (Global network infrastructure, edge cloud capabilities, connected security, communication, and collaboration services).
+ Strong verbal, and written communication
+ Ability to lead & engage in technical workshops, RFP, and final solution discussions with customers’ mid-level IT stakeholders.
+ Ability to lead & engage in complex deal discussions with internal ecosystem, driving solutions & outcomes with sales, customer success, product & engineering.
+ Strong presentation skills as well as the ability to build and present high-quality solutions to both technical and executive audiences.
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**What to Expect Next**
Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview.
Requisition #: 298847
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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
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