Cloud Solution Architect

Posted date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Rome, RM, IT

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

We are now looking for a Cloud (Software Defined Infrastructure – SDI) Solution Architect.

In this role you will be responsible for analyzing, designing, developing and delivering commercially viable and fast evolving end-to-end technical solutions for the customers.
This role will enable you to become part of the Telecom Core and Cloud team and to experience what it means to be in the front line to deliver the newest technology to operators embracing the convergent Telco and Cloud Infra evolution.
Currently, most of our projects have 5G Stand Alone/NFVi/Containerization exposure, along with the opportunity to develop automation skills (e.g. with Ansible/Python/Jenkins for those inclined towards coding). This is the environment you will be working in today, but you will also be among the first ones to have access to future technology advances.

The assignment is for some of the largest, best known and most innovative telecom operators in Europe.

We encourage you to come along with us, craft the future, grow together and enjoy a great working environment.


You will:

  • Participate and Support pre-sales engagement;
  • Perform Solutioning and design of Telco based Cloud Infrastructures;
  • Being key contributor and owner of the technical solution during the project phase;
  • Secure improved engineering and LCM evolution of Cloud Infra solution;
  • Interfaces with OEMs and vendors for 3rd Party solutions for finalization of solution;
  • Interface and communicate with customer about project technical deliverables till acceptance and handover to Customer Support and Managed Services;
  • Responsible for performing technical risk analysis with solutions integrators and assist project manager on overall Risk analysis process.
  • Support for architectural perspective the operation, administration and high level troubleshooting over E2E solution and specific SDI components;
  • Support study for Telco Core VNF Onboarding;
  • Drive Proactive competence development of self in new solution areas in the domain & certification;
  • Work closely with a larger team and the customer engineering team;
  • Explore new technology/technical areas and grow within a team who shares knowledge and enables competence build;
  • Bring your recommendations to the table when it comes to deployments and installations;
  • Analyze the delivery towards the client;
  • Drive Change Management.


To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Broad Technical Acumen;
  • Strong Consultative approach and Selling Ability;
  • Ability to address and manage complex problem analysis;
  • Creative Thinking;
  • Good Presentation & Communication skills;
  • Team work & collaboration skills;
  • Flexibility and adaptability;
  • Passion for improving, growth mentality;
  • Pragmatic approach to various situations;


Deep knowledge of Cloud Infra solution and technology domain including:

  • SDI and  Network Function Virtualization (NFVi) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) knowledge;
  • CNI knowledge: VMware NSX, Juniper CNI;
  • PaaS, KaaS, CaaS technologies (Red Hat OpenShift);
  • Linux knowledge, Shell Bash, Ansible, Windows Server, Active Directory;
  • OpenStack, VMWare vCloud suite, vClod Director, vROPS, vRealize Orchestrator;
  • Virtual Networking VmWare NSX, Juniper Contrail technology;
  • Software Defined Storage (at least Ceph, ScaleIO, vSAN) and physical EMC2  technology;
  • Knowledge of Ericsson cloud products HDS/CEE (Cloud Execution Environment) would be an advantage;
  • Nice to have scripting – Python / bash / Ansible.


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 will 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, both from technology perspective as well as professional roles you could cover in a broad spectrum of profiles; with hundreds of career opportunities not only in Italy but in locations all over the world, and where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where appreciation 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!


Also, we are offering:

  • Contract type: full time;
  • Career plan mentoring;
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours;
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal;
  • Internal learning platform to further develop your knowledge, skills, and proficiencies & curated external content -- articles, videos, courses, podcasts, and books from external libraries such as Skillsoft, Pluralsight, Big Think, EdX, TED Talks, Khan Academy, YouTube, and the open web itself (learning platform mobile-enabled);
  • In the case of travel, daily allowance, transport, and accommodation will be paid by the company;
  • Part of an active community via Brand Ambassadors;


What happens once you apply

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



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