Solution Architect Job stage 7

Job Description

Date: Jun 27, 2019


Reporting to the MOAI SL Optimize RAN head you will be accountable to assure that the Network Design and Optimisation (ND&O) service solution is developed and aligned with overall customer strategy. You will play a key role for the project delivery to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. You will act as authority and interface towards internal and external organizations- our customers,  sales, product , service and project organizations toward ND&O related matters. Your focus and proactive attention will be split across the sales and project delivery phase dependant on the needs. Being part of the Market Area (MA) organisation, you will be expected to provide support to other country units (CU’s) in the MA as well.


You will be accountable to define and deliver ND&O service solutions that add true value to our customers. This you will achieve by proactively engaging throughout the sales and project delivery business lifecycle through to final acceptance. You will have excellent customer relationship skills and ability to cultivate growth in existing and new areas via your proven and well developed consultative skillsets . Your technical abilities covering the E2E process of design, tuning and optimisation across the 2G/3G/4G and upcoming 5G areas shall be highly developed.  In addition, you will also have well demonstrated experience in leadership and people management skills.  Finally, you will have solid foundation with solid understanding of the Acceptance process – covering both technical and commercial arenas.


Specifically, your accountabilities will include (but not limited to) :


  • Proactive engagement with the respective sales organisations to identify and drive leads and opportunities from concept to realization. You will have key role in driving top line growth.
  • Re-inforce  an add-on sales culture not only leading to additional SL Optimise offerings, but also to all other Ericsson products and services.


  • Acting and authority for all ND&O technical matters and service solutions both internal and external within your specific assignment or as directed to do so as part of strategy implementation. This will require senior and C- Level engagements toward customer organisations.
  • Together with the project delivery teams, enhance the profitability through continual commitment and proactive drive of efficiencies via tools, process and innovative delivery strategies. You will leave no stone unturned to find smarter, faster deliveries, leveraging on automation – ML and AI.


  • Be an Innovation and change management champion and lead by example – challenge everything and everyone -  leave no stone unturned.


  • Drive and re-inforce an active knowledge sharing culture of innovation and best practices.


  • Continually developing, building and maintaining contact network both within the MA and Ericsson globally.


  1. Leadership Skillsets

You have an ability to drive growth, define and develop technical solutions that add to customer value  and deliver these with utmost quality and uncompromising quality.  You will hold yourself accountable in everything you do and you know how to hold others accountable to achieve common goals. You take an extremely proactive approach, when issues are raised to you action will be taken and driven to conclusion. You lead by example in everything you do and you generate energy in those around you to achieve goals. You will like to work in a fast paced multicultural international environment. 


  1. Key Technical Skillsets
  • 2G radio design & optimisation
  • 3G/4G radio design & optimisation
  • M-MiMo, Volte – design and optimisation
  • E2E analysis and troubleshooting to improve end user performance ( SKPI)
  • Multivendor optimisation 
  • Radio Feature testing and parameter evaluation
  • Capacity Management including forecasting
  • Mobility (active and idle) and Layer Management
  • Analysis and troubleshooting of L3 either drive test or performance management tools
  • IoT design and tuning (highly regarded)
  • 5G NR design, troubleshooting and initial tuning (highly regarded)
  • Demonstrated use of EDOS  (Ericsson design and Optimisation) tool suite or 3PP equivalent ( highly regarded)
  • Indoor design optimisation (highly regarded)
  • Understanding of data structures, data modelling and software architectures ( highly regarded)
  • Ability to write robust code in Python, Java and R ( highly regarded)


  1. Qualifications

In summary, the following qualifications required:


  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years as SA experience in ND&O services business 
  • Energetic, positive and outgoing with a clear passion to win
  • Business minded, customer focused and a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good at building new relations
  • Have a consultative approach and an open mind with good analytical skills
  • Take responsibility, and enjoy working in a fast moving environment.
  • High degree of perseverance in order to develop a complex multicultural