NDO Solution Architect

Job Description

Date: Jun 10, 2019

Ericsson Overview:

Ericsson is world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offerings include services, consulting, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology.

Using innovation to empower people, business and society, Ericsson is working towards the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open up opportunities to create freedom, transform society and drive solutions to some of our planet’s greatest challenges.

We are truly a global company, operating across borders in over 180 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment. As an Ericsson employee, you will have freedom to think big and the support to turn ideas into achievements. Continuous learning and growth opportunities allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to progress and reach your career goals. We invite you to join our team.

 

Job Summary:

We are now looking for an End to end Network Design and Optimization (NDO) 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 R&D
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation, and information sharing; Develop others
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas and share information about solution to enable customer competence build
  • Drive and support innovations and automation initiatives
  • Provide profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs and technology opportunities into detailed technical offerings, solutions, and proposals

NOTE: Please note that this role has global responsibility and a significant amount of travel to Ericsson and Customer sites for both long and short durations anywhere in the world, is anticipated. 

 

Key Qualifications:

  • MS in Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, ... or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in Network Design and Optimization (NDO) and End to end (E2E).
  • E2E and/OR RAN NDO background
  • Experience in 5G, LTE plugins, VoLTE, App Experience and Optimization (AEO), E2E, ML&AI and/or IoT.
  • Experience from technical job roles is required, e.g. experience from work technical and consultative senior roles
  • A Solution Architect candidate is assessed according to the following tracks: Domain, E2E, Network Optimization/Network Design.
  • Ericsson GIAP certified.
  • Availability to travel worldwide

Additional Requirements:

  • Senior consultative approach toward the customer
  • Very good knowledge of Ericsson equipment, radio network features, algorithms, and parameters
  • Senior experience in daily KPI analysis and proposal of corrective actions Proven track of successful international engagements
  • Senior experience in writing recommendations, providing analysis, carrying out special studies on radio interface and E2E
  • Able to produce documented engineering methods / procedures and present workshops
  • Very good understanding of radio interface standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer focus and high concern for quality is required
  • Innovation and proactive attitude
  • Team player but also demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, initiative and ability to work under pressure and learn independently.
  • Good presentation, time management and leadership skills & ability to work with diverse backgrounds
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery

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DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

 

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