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Senior Solution Architect | Presales and Delivery

Auckland, New Zealand
Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Oct 11, 2018

Senior Solution Architect | Presales and Delivery

What does your future look like?

We are on the brink of the Networked Society - a technology revolution that will change the world for good through instant global connections and expanded freedom and opportunity.


Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Headquartered in Stockholm – Sweden, Ericsson is a publically listed company with more than 115,000 employees


More than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information, communications and telecommunications (ICT).


A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next! Apply your ideas and insights to empowering people, business and society.


Come and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!



In this role, you will be:


  • Working with network solutions based on latest cloud/virtualization technologies with telecom and IT applications as well as network orchestration solutions
  • Involved/driving network transformation programs for major telecom operators in New Zealand
  • Work with technical team for implementation of complex network solution across multiple product domains
  • Involvement in pre-sales activities for new network solutions and expansion of existing ones. Providing services scoping guidelines for implementation of complex network solutions
  • Designing network solutions that are scalable, robust and cost effective, that will fulfil operators’ technical and business requirements
  • Involved/driving network optimization programs for large networks based on latest communication technologies
  • Opportunities for competence development in new technologies 5G, 5GC, Containers  Kubernetes, NFVi, SDN, etc.
  • Supporting product and delivery teams to ensure designed solutions are developed and deployed effectively to meet objectives
  • Understanding system workflows to produce technical solutions to integrate vendor solutions to systems
  • Cooperation with Ericsson product units on establishing customer network solutions
  • Engaging business stakeholders in understanding potential technologies capabilities
  • Managing customer expectations that will ensure implementation of customer solutions within agreed time, scope and cost
  • Working under tight time schedules


As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in IT, Computer Engineering, Engineering or equivalent
  • Competence and proven work experience with Cloud Infrastructure
  • Broad knowledge and experience in designing and deploying NFVi solutions
  • Domain experience in Evolved Packet Core, VNFs, IMS etc will be highly regarded
  • Competence and work experience in a telco environment is a clear advantage
  • Proven experience presales and contract fulfilment responsibilities
  • Proven technical coordination skills of cross-domain teams in program delivery activities
  • Proven customer communication, consulting and management skills
  • Strong analytical mind and ability to break down problems to design appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders
  • Solid communication skills written and verbal and ability to break down solutions with different diagram techniques
  • Solid understanding of the web: protocols, web architectures, service-based architectures, infrastructure, load balancing and high availability and designing for horizontal scale
  • Passion for technology and designing elegant solutions



This role can be either based in Wellington or Auckland


Why Ericsson?

Ericsson offers a truly global company, with a diverse, performance-driven culture, an innovative and engaging environment and opportunities to work across borders. Our employees live our vision, core values and guiding principles – sharing a passion to win and a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients.


In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-1st” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.


We invite you to join our team as we work together to solve the world’s biggest challenges.


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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.


Please Note: We are only interested in applications from individuals and are not interested in any speculative calls or submissions from Recruitment Agencies.




Primary country and city: New Zealand (NZ) || || Auckland || IT