Cloud and Core Solution Architect

Posted date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: Colombo, 11, LK

Company: Ericsson

Location: Sri Lanka

Travel Requirement: 25% of the time

Application Close: January 2021


Background Check: All employment offers to join Ericsson are subject to satisfactory completion of our global pre-employment check.


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.


Our Phenomenal Opportunity!


  • As a Cloud and Core Solution Architect (SA), you will be responsible for managing customer requirements and proposing solutions utilizing Ericsson and 3rd party products. The primary focus is to understand customers’ needs and provide superior services by creating outstanding business value for our customers through cost-effective and innovative solutions.
  • The Solution Architect should be proficient in handling constant change of scope and displaying leadership with respect to Ericsson resources as well as third party suppliers and subcontractors
  • You will be placed at the center of activities, entailing a high level of interaction with Product Units as well as Customer, Technical, Marketing, and Business Development teams
  • You will plan, design, and deliver solutions that improve the customer network in terms of capacity, functionality, end-user services etc.
  • The Solution Architect will need to work across the Evolved Packet Core, HSS,PCRF portfolios along with the relevant cloud infrastructure


To be successful in the role the requirements are:

  • Possess a good consultative attitude and the ability to see the bigger picture as well as attention to the details.
  • The people skills required to work with engineers, systems integrators, developers and sales team in both delivery and pre-sales areas.
  • You have an innovative and creative spirit and are willing to do things differently
  • Have good experience in delivering end to end Solutions within Packet Core Domain and experience in related domains like HSS, PCRF will be an added advantage.
  • High Technical competence in Packet Core nodes (i.e. MME, EPG, SAPC..)
  • Have an understanding of Network Functions Virtualization, OpenStack, Networking and related computing infrastructure
  • Virtualization Technologies (i.e. KVM, SR-IOV, DPDK, VMware, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge and experience building cloud infrastructure and virtualization, Network function virtualization related projects.
  • Understand 3PP requirements and capabilities in the design and implementation phase.
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Strategic mind, with the ability to span into tactical as needed.
  • Experience in creating test automation
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Understanding OSS/BSS systems will be an added advantage

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum Years of experience: 6-8 years
  • Experience from work as an Integration Engineer for 2-3 years


What's in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is very passionate about learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


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Ericsson is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.


Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.


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