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Cloud Solution Architect - Telco

San Francisco, California; Hillsboro, Oregon; Arizona Job ID JR0240216 Job Category Sales Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

Join one of the fastest growing segments at Intel - the Networking and Telco team. We are looking for a senior Cloud Solutions Architect to accelerate our engagement with Google Cloud.

As a key member to the team you will own the development and delivery of Telco solutions to drive Telco solutions through Google.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate technology learner who will thrive in an inclusive and diverse team setting, engage opportunities with new approaches and persevere until success is realized.

The individual will have the opportunity to create a multi-year strategy working with Google and leading Networking and Communications Service Providers.

The induvial will be responsible for having an expert understanding of the industry, business use cases, multi cloud options and use cases, technical merits of cloud using Intel products and technologies, and TCO value propositions.

Proactively drive Intel and customer revenue growth by accelerating the adoption of value added cloud solution architectures, showcasing Intel's advanced products and technologies. The role cultivates senior level relationships with global Cloud Service Providers CSPs, Digital Services SaaS providers, Enterprise, Cloud and Public Sector customers, Independent Software Vendors ISVs and SI MSP partners to maximize Intel mind share and Intel product preference.

This is an exciting transformational role with great opportunities for growth and impact, a successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Evangelizing and winning the server and infrastructure architectures in focused accounts to drive telco solutions by offering compelling and cohesive benefits based on Intel platforms.

  • Understanding the business use cases, technical merits and evaluating Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) vs moving to Cloud.

  • Value propositions of Intel solutions for the CSP; identifying gaps and opportunities, and putting in place strategies to address, win and deploy Telecom solutions that drive alignment with the CSP's service offerings

  • Defining and advocating Intel based cloud solutions for communication service providers.

  • Possess proven knowledge of Cloud computing, containerization technologies eg. Kubernetes, 5G RAN and Core, MEC and Private networks

  • Act as a key technical influencer to drive internal, external and partner roadmap alignment to successfully deliver customer outcomes

  • Work in a collaborative team environment, within the account team and with business unit and partner teams, coordinating the right resources to get the job done, taking ownership, or handing off where appropriate

  • Stay current and familiar with emerging vertical and horizontal technologies, products, and technology trends.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. This Position not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

  • 5+ years overall industry experience with a strategic mindset to identify Telco trends, to drive next generation of transformation

  • 3+ years of Telco experience in a technical customer facing role within a medium to large organization with a strong track record of selling technical Cloud (Public, Private, Hybrid), Data or AI solutions

  • 3+ Experience working with Google Cloud/Anthos solutions, Telco technology use cases and business understanding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise and telco scale software products using a structured system development lifecycle

  • Telecom ecosystem experience including with ISV, OEM, or Testing Vendor, driving systems architecture, preferably at a large-scale CSP, with experience across the following areas:

  • Experience working with Cloud Solutions such as Azure/Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services/Outposts, Google Cloud/Anthos, Alibaba/Tencent/Baidu cloud, VMware Cloud Foundation/Tanzu, IBM Cloud/CloudPaks, Salesforce, Oracle Cloud, Rackspace.

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

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Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado, New York, Washington, California: $192,390.00-$307,810.00
*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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