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North America IP/Optical Principal Network Architect

Company: Ribbon Communications
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

About Ribbon (Nasdaq: RBBN)

We deliver global real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today's smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools.

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Position Title: North America Ip/Optical Principal Network Architect

Location: Plano, TX

Position Summary:

Ribbon's IP Wave Line of Business is building a US based Regional Business Center (RBC) of experienced visionaries to chart our course in the advancement of networking solutions to better serve the most strategic Tier 1customers in North America. This is a highly rewarding position reporting to the head of the RBC with the opportunity to truly make a difference in the successful evolution of our company. We are looking for a principal network architect with advanced IP/MPLS and DWDM solution expertise to collaborate and consult with key customers and internal stakeholders on solution direction and guide internal Product Line Management (PLM) and Sales organizations in its execution.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Define our next generation IP/Optical metro/access optimized solution portfolio.
  • Collaborate with CTO team to define differentiating service aware multi-layer SDN uses cases.
  • Collaborate with CTO team to do network modeling and simulations to show CAPEX and OPEX saving.
  • Collaborate and define our regional strategic IP/Optical metro/access vision with the aim of "setting the table" to win.
  • Work with key customer stakeholders to gain an understanding of their business objective(s), collaborate with networking leaders on transformative ideas, and drive solutions and designs that create winning customer value proposition.
  • Lead and be a thought leader in highly visible customer vendor communities like AT&T openROADM.
  • As the subject matter expert, contribute to the development of the strategic vision for the region, which includes market segmentation, competitive analysis, strategic customer targets and solution guidance and promotion.
  • Work with Marketing to orchestrate the marketing vision around our strategy and vision.

This position offers a unique opportunity to build business while contributing to the strategy, innovation, and evolution of our IP & Optical solutions.

Keywords: Ribbon Communications, Plano , North America IP/Optical Principal Network Architect, Other , Plano, Texas

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