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Non-Functional Solution Architect

Madrid, Spain
Consulting and System Integration

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Nov 5, 2018

About Us

We are one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.



The role resides within Solution Area (SA) in BDGS, operationally reporting to the Service Delivery (SD) within Business Support Systems (BSS). BSS is designed to meet the demand of specific senior competence serving complex, multi-technology engagements to support business growth.


Job Summary

Responsible for analyzing, designing & developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers. Responsible for profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, & technology opportunities into detailed technical offering, solutions & proposals in BSS specifically in the non-functional area for cross-domain technologies (e.g. Revenue Management: Billing, Charging, Order Managment etc.)


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Scope, define and design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions in BSS area
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements and participate in risk analysis in BSS area
  • Work with core team on list of potential activities and solutions
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Rollout of competence and knowledge to internal customers (e.g. MAs, SDUs)
  • Support deployment of solution
  • Provide feedback to R&D
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas and share information about solution to enable customer competence build


Position Qualifications


Core Competences:

  • Broad Technical Acumen
  • Consultative Selling Ability
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Creative Thinking


Behavioral Competences:

  • Creating & Innovating
  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Applying Expertise & technology
  • Analyzing
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer expectations


Preferred Skills:

  • Presentation & Communication skills
  • Team work & collaboration skills
  • Market insight
  • Financial Understanding


Minimum BSS Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience of which a minimum of 2 years in the function of Solution Architect in the BSS area (Billing System, Charging System, Customer Care, etc.)
  • Several years’ experience in leading green-field, migration or swap projects technically
  • Deep understanding about operator business and operational processes in connection with BSS systems
  • Multiple project experience, client exposure and consultant skills, presentation or dealing with customer representatives


Minimum Non-functional Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and references onHigh Availability, Disaster Recovery, Dimensioning,Security, Scalability, Resilience activities
  • Infrastructure:
    • Infrastructure stack general experience until product layer (i.e. Storage, Network, Compute,Virtualization, Management, File Systems)
    • Infrastructure 3rd party provider specific experience: EMC, HPE , Intel, Veritas, HP-UX, Oracle Solaris, RHEL, VMWare etc

Performance studies:

  • Systems performance study tasks and tools (on any of the levels)
  • Software (older or newer generation) 3pp product exposure: MySQL, Postgres, Oracle,Cassandra, Docker, Hadoop, HBase, Kafka etc
  • Design and development:
  • Longer Linux/Unix OS flavors exposure with operational hands on and scripting skills (e.g. shell / perl / python or similar)

Preferred Technical Qualifications:

  • Design and development:
  • Development exposure to one of the major programming languages such as: C, functional (e.g. Scala) or object oriented languages (Java, C++,C#)
  • Section full project delivery and solution architecture
  • Project delivery full life cycle exposure preferably in BSCS domain
  • Understanding of the RM, CBiO solution architecture, design and planning experience
  • Product portfolio:
    • Exposure to CBiO solutions or any of the full stacks only BSCS as it seems
    • Other cloud technologies exposure


Additional Requirements, Physical Demands, Region/Local Specifications

  • Willingness to travel to various countries world wide




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Primary country and city: Spain (ES) || || Madrid || Consulting&SysInt

Req ID: 255760