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Principal Architect ATC

The Principal Architect ATC provides in depth consulting services by designing and developing the IT architecture and

implementation plans of total systems solutions for the customer.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

- Designs and develops solutions that assist customers in managing major business processes in their overall enterprise


- Demonstrates advanced knowledge of one or more industries, trends, and solutions.

- Collaborates and confers with the customer in the strategic design process and translates business needs into technical

system solutions.

- Directly assists customers in the development of fully integrated systems including processors, peripherals,

communications, operating systems, and applications software.

- Demonstrates technical expertise in hardware capabilities, software requirements, and systems integration.

- Determines the availability and viability of third party components and services as needed.

- Validates third party components comply with established architecture. Develops and design specifications for products

and technologies.

- Designs quality control and test procedures to ensure the deliverables meet established design and performance goals.

- Validates design proposals meet the customers needs.

- Identifies, analyzes, and evaluates alternative design solutions.

- Approves integrated systems design proposals for technical content.

- Establishes cost and time estimates for implementation.

- Monitors the implementation for technical correctness to ensure the customer needs are met.

- Creates recommendations and implements new methods, techniques, and/or procedures.

Duties directly related to making sales includes:

- Meeting with customers and engaging in sales activities at the customer's site

- Communicating with customers via phone, teleconference, e-mail, etc. related to proposed solutions/sales, etc.

- Traveling to and from the customers premise for the purpose of engaging in sales activities

- Providing subject matter expertise regarding technical issues relating to sales

- Advising customers on suitability of products based on technical needs

- Preparing proposals, presentations, or bids, including developing pricing, developing strategic plans related to the

customer and the proposed solutions/sales

- Researching and developing customer solutions with AT&T external partners, including

Education: Bachelors degree preferred


- Typically requires a minimum of twelve plus years of direct work experience.

- Experience with network virtualization technologies

- Industry Certifications CCIE or proven equivalent experience

- Very strong leadership, documentation, project management skills.

- Ability to lead, coordinate, complex networking engagements in very large environments.

- Ability to travel the local DC Metro area regularly for engagement requirements.

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

- Account Management

- Application Expertise

- Business and Financial Acumen

- Competitive Differentiation

- Consultative Selling

- Design Thinking

- Industry Knowledge

- Operational Excellence

- Solution Integration Expertise

- Technology Expertise

Note: Additional skills / competencies