Solution Architect - Redmond, WA
As a Packet Core Solution Architect (SA), you will be responsible for managing customer requirements and proposing solutions utilizing Ericsson and 3PP products. Your primary focus is to understand customers’ needs and provide superior services by creating outstanding business value for our customers through cost effective and innovative solutions. The solution architect must be equipped to manage constant change and show leadership towards Ericsson resources as well as third party suppliers and subcontractors.
You will be hosted at a customer location and work embedded with the customer full-time.
As an SA for a major customer, you will be focal to a number of customer network transformation activities. This responsibility entails a high level of interaction with Product Units as well as Customer, Technical, Marketing and Business Development teams. You will plan, design and deliver solutions that improve the customer network in terms of capacity, functionality, end-user services etc. The Solution Architect will work across the Evolved Packet Core portfolio with focus on MME leading into 5G Core.
- Excellent customer relation skills
- Possess a strong consultative mindset and the ability to see the bigger picture
- The people skills required to work with engineers, developers and sales team
- You have an innovative and creative spirit, and are willing to take risks
- Have good experience in delivering end to end Solutions within Packet Core Domain
- High Technical competence in Packet Core nodes (main node is MME)
- Have strong understanding of OpenStack, Networking and Virtualization
- Virtualization Technologies (i.e. KVM, SR-IOV, DPDK, VMware, Kubernetes, Docker)
- Test automation (i.e. ANSIBLE)
- Understanding of 3GPP standards and the capability to carry this knowledge into the solution design and implementation phase.
- Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
- Ability to travel.
- Strategic mind, with ability to span into tactical as needed.
You might also have:
- Experience defining New Business Models
- Design Thinking knowledge and Rapid Prototyping experience
- Knowledge and experience building cloud infrastructure and virtualization, Network function virtualization
- 5+ years of experience in technology leadership
- Background in system Testing & Troubleshooting
- Cloud Technologies
- BS degree from an accredited university
We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference. Our business strategy is our plan, our blueprint and the clear pathway for us to deliver on our mission - to enable the full value of connectivity. We will win by creating technology that is so intuitive, flexible yet robust and reliable that it enables game-changing ideas to be adopted at speed and scale.
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Primary country and city: United States (US) || || Redmond || ServEng
Req ID: 286643