Global NDO organization. Solution Architect for Network Design and Optimization

Posted date: Nov 22, 2020

Location: Madrid, MD, ES

Company: Ericsson

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 Exciting Opportunity!

Based within the Service Area Network Design and Optimization (SA NDO), Strategic Competence Unit (SCU) is a highly qualified global service delivery team located in several countries. You will be working at the groundbreaking of technology (5G, ML/AI, IoT, VoLTE, AEO/E2E) and will be involved in projects with many diverse customers around the world. In this role, you will be a specialist and a go-to person in the field of Network Design and Optimization.

You will

  • Participate in presales and deliver services in the area of NDO
  • Provide network solutions on the latest technologies in Radio Access Network (RAN) space, considering E2E impacts
  • Point and guide discussions with Customers (Technical Staff and Senior Management), understand customer requirements
  • Propose solutions, develop and present technical presentations and proposals
  • Design solutions that are scalable, robust and efficient that fulfills operators’ technical and business requirements
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing
  • Support product and delivery teams to ensure crafted solutions are developed and deployed to meet objectives
  • Provide ideas and suggestions to Product Management to further improve/add/modify existing offerings within the NDO portfolio
  • Engage business partners in understanding potential technologies capabilities
  • Manage customer expectations, implementation of customer solutions within agreed time, scope and cost
  • Work under tight time schedules

To be successful in the role you must have

The successful applicant must have a blend of skills required to contribute in pre-sales and delivery processes, use of consulting methodology and development of the technical expertise across the team. For this role, a Senior consultative approach towards the customer and NDO experience is needed (i.e. Experienced in using radio NDO tools). Also, we trust the candidates to have a solid track record of leading teams to successful project outcomes in international engagements. In general, the requirements could sum up to have:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering or IT
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in ICT Industry with experience in service delivery and pre-sales.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: 5G, IoT, VoLTE, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (ML & AI) applied to NDO services, and App Experience Optimization / End-to-End
  • End to End knowledge of services, covering devices, RAN, Transport and Packet Core domains
  • Deep technical knowledge in RAN (the needed skills to be capable of finding solutions to tackle issues) & deep data analytics knowledge (statistical tools, methods/processes to analyze and correlate data)
  • Ability to understand customers business objectives and be able to link them to improvements in Network Performance and End User Experience
  • Ability to communicate, eloquent, present and influence the C-Level (CTO, CEO…) by knowing the impact of any action/service on their business
  • Programming skills/experience in languages will be an added advantage (for example, R, Python - Pandas & NumPy, Pyspark, Hadoop, Git repository, etc…)

Additional Requirements:

  • Developing Others & Sharing Knowledge
  • Standout colleague but also proven ability of being self-motivated, show initiative and capability to work in challenging circumstances and learn independently
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery. Customer care and high concern for quality is required

Knowledge of Ericsson equipment, radio network features, algorithms, and parameters would be an advantage.

Location & Travelling: Position is based in Spain. Ability to travel globally as per business priorities and requirements.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary Package & Rich benefits package (private medical care for employee, life insurance, lunch voucher).

What´s in it for you:

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of fearless decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you'll be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in here co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to create an impact is endless!

What happens once you apply:

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

Why apply:

We can offer the opportunity to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment with like-minded professionals.

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Primary country and city: Spain (ES) || || Madrid || SharedServ

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