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Solution Architect

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Job Summary:


We are now looking for a Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, designing, and developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers. In this role, you will also be accountable for providing profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, and technology opportunities into detailed technical offering, solutions, and proposals.




·      Convert customer needs, identified during delivery and day to day customer engagements into business opportunities and Add-on sales.

·      Build long term customer relationships and ensure high customer satisfaction and effective service delivery to position Ericsson as a strategic business partner within assigned markets.

·      Pre-sales activities, including pre-studies, as well as project activities and deliveries

·      End to end (E2E) technical understanding

·      Knowledge sharing and collaboration skills

·      Scope define and design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions

·      Analyze customer technology, define business requirements, and participate in risk analysis

·      Work with core team on list of potential activities and solutions

·      Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations

·      Support deployment of solution

·      Provide feedback to Research & Development 

·      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


Key Qualifications:


·      Bachelor’s Degree in IT/ Telecom

·      Minimum of 8 years of experience in IT & Telecom with more emphasis in BSS (Business Support System)

·      Previous experience in Solution Architect roles is a plus.


Core Competences:


·      Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking

·      Customer Insight and Business Process Understanding

·      IT Systems Integration Capabilities in Telecom Operator Environment

·      IT / Enterprise Architecture Tools, Processes and Methodology

·      BSS Architecture and Integration


Preferred Skills:


·      Commercial Understanding

·      Market Insight

·      Telecommunications Industry Experience

·      Presentation & Communication Skills

·      Teamwork & Collaboration


Why is Ericsson a great place to work?


Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

With about 101,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.




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Primary country and city: Saudi Arabia (SA) || || Riyadh || IT

Req ID: 266782