Product Architect - rApps Development

Posted date:  Oct 2, 2022

Athlone, Leinster, Ireland


The O-RAN ( standardization group is promoting an architecture that clearly separates application and platform functionality. The concept of rApp captures a software entity addressing intelligent automation for radio networks at latencies greater than one second. An rApp leverages platform (SMO) functionality using the open R1 interface. Ericsson OSS is currently developing an automation platform and automation applications (rApps).


Our Exciting Opportunity:

We are now looking for a Product Architect for rApp development, who will be responsible for analyzing, crafting, and developing commercially viable technical solutions based on customer specifications and business needs. The candidate will also be responsible for the technical direction of rApp development, working closely with product management and architects to understand customer need and technology opportunities.


You will:

  • Work with OSS Solution Line supporting customers, eliciting, and refining requirements
  • Strive to create efficient solutions, maximizing software reuse capabilities
  • Identify capabilities needed in the SMO platform to support the next generation of Apps in the OSS portfolio.
  • Develop, evolve, and maintain Architecture for rApps.
  • Work with other Architects, providing input and product perspective to their architecture journeys.
  • Create and maintain a Technology Strategy for your area/domain.
  • Work with Modeling and Standards teams, incorporating the relevant interfaces and standards and driving strategic direction of standardization.
  • Govern, support, and enable the architecture implementation, working with and supporting design teams.
  • Support development programs and line organizations to develop and maintain the product architecture.
  • Have a good knowledge of market and customer trends.



  • Good understanding of Telecoms and Radio Network domains
  • A working knowledge of O-RAN Standards & Architecture
  • A comprehensive knowledge of 4G & 5G radio technologies
  • A strong background in Radio Network Optimization
  • Knowledge of emerging AI & ML technologies and architectures
  • Experience in systems architecture and functional decomposition


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