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Senior Global Omnichannel Solution Architect

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Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Kiev, 32, UA

Company: Ericsson

Have you been driving or participated in an Omnichannel implementations as a Solution Architect?

As a Senior Solutions Architect you are responsible for providing a senior leadership in Omnichannel technologies. You can expect to spend most of the time architecting customer solutions with the balance being participation in a hands-on delivery role and mentoring technical team members.

You should be able to drive, advise and guide the Client to position the Omnichannel marketing & commerce in their business ecosystem. Interface directly with our Client to understand their business needs, technical landscape, architect the appropriate solution, oversee the implementation and transformation.

 

With strong organizational skills, including the capability to break down complex enterprise needs spanning multiple applications into multi-phased, integrated solution plans that can be implemented by our delivery teams.

 

Want to this as part of a global team delivering on some of the largest telecom system integration projects in the world?

 

Read on for more information and when you are still interested, get in touch today to discuss your next opportunity as a global traveller.

 

Location & Travel – Based in Croatia with Opportunities globally; Expected travel is 50 -75% based on needs of the business.  Only candidates currently located in Ukraine will be considered for this position.

 

Language - you must be confident working in English and preferably Russian, both written and verbal.

Please only submit CV's in English.

 

Ericsson Overview:

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & and an innovative & and engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values & and guiding principles.

As Ericsson evolves, we’re becoming a business that offers solutions at the point of convergence between telecoms, networks and IT. We are one of the only companies that have end-to-end capabilities to deliver what Carriers need to provide a smart, scalable and simple End-user environment ready for the Networked Society and it’s changed how we work with our customers and the approach we take to delivering a vast range of different projects. Whatever the scenario, whatever the project, whatever the location, Ericsson brings a unique consultative approach. We have an extraordinary depth of resources, knowledge and expertise, plus a consistent track record of delivering major global projects.

 

Job Summary:

Ericsson is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to serve as a senior functional and technical solutions expert on our client engagement team. The Solutions Architect will interface directly with our clients to understand their business needs, technical landscape, architect the appropriate solution, and oversee implementation of the Omnichannel Solutions.

An Architect with an extensive set of technical and business skills including a long and proven practice of customer facing and presentation engagements demonstrating consultative skills. In this role you will be managing customer requirements and engaging with the account team from pre-sales through the implementation and conclusion stages of the project. You will be driving the customer in a technical sales and consulting manner, displaying leadership with respect to Ericsson resources as well as third party suppliers and subcontractors, and handling unexpected changes in scope. As an SA you will be placed at the center of activities, entailing a high level of interaction with Regions, Product Units, Systems Integration teams as well as Customer, Technical, Marketing and Business Development teams.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Solutions Architect is responsible for providing a senior leadership in Omnichannel technologies. The Solutions Architect should expect to spend most of their time architecting solutions with the balance being participation in a hands-on delivery role and mentoring technical team members. The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Strong understanding of the functional domain of Omnichannel marketing and commerce, its position in our clients’ business ecosystem, and its relationship to other digital and physical functions, processes, and systems.
  • Integrating Frontend (Customer Relationship Management, B2B, B2C, etc.), Backend (reporting, reconciliation, revenue assurance, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of systems architecture with a proven track record of designing and implementing technology solutions in large, complex environments
  • Strong organizational skills, including the capability to break down complex enterprise needs spanning multiple applications into multi-phased, integrated solution plans that can be implemented by our delivery teams.
  • Strong executive presence, excellent communication and client-facing skills/experience to compliment technical leadership skills/experience
  • Technical thought leadership with an eye towards innovation and perspective on how and when new technology should be adopted by clients
  • Conversant in Omnichannel commerce and marketing, Agile development, hosting, systems integration and multiple development technologies
  • Possess a deep knowledge in multiple technology domains, applications, and platforms as well as integration techniques to support enterprise architecture design and optimization.

     

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

     

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field and at least 7 years of overall professional ICT experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Java Architecture and Technical lead experience
  • Must have participated in at least one enterprise eCommerce/Marketing implementation as the Technical Lead, preferably with hybris or other java/spring-based application
  • Knowledge and experience integrating Frontend (Customer Relationship Management), Backend (reporting, reconciliation, revenue assurance, etc.), and different Enterprise Service Bus solutions.
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design experience leveraging an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
  • Ability to translate business needs into solution architecture requirements
  • Ability to define multiple solution options to business problems

     

    Additional qualifications:

  • Mastery across common artifacts used in common software development lifecycles. For example UML, Entity Relationship, Flow charts, System diagrams and network diagrams
  • Well versed in enterprise IT operational issues such as clustering, cloud-based solutions, multi-threading, stateless/stateful services and 24/7 operations
  • Deep understanding of database design and technology including tuning, normalization, warehousing, data mining, and reporting
  • Thoroughly versed in web technologies including web services, AJAX, web page generation and scripting
  • Diverse hands-on experience leveraging Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) paradigms including infrastructure service options, messaging styles, and canonical design
  • Conversant with networking technologies and approaches such as routers, firewalls, load balancers, IPS/IDS, VPNs, sub-nets and DMZs
  • Experienced with multiple open source and COTS solutions for each architectural tier
  • Experience integrating ERP and other systems of record (e.g., SAP, Salesforce) or Content Management Systems (e.g., Adobe AEM, Sitecore) with eCommerce platforms

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

 

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

 

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

Primary country and city: Ukraine (UA) || || Kiev || Consulting&SysInt

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