At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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5G Core Solution Architect

Job Description

Date: Oct 29, 2019



Introduction of the MNEA DGS SA NSI&Service Portfolio team:

The MNEA DGS SA&Service Portfolio team is a team driving the DGS service readiness/efficiency across the MA. The team have a very innovative team, friendly team members, good learning culture. We have created a lot of innovative solutions around automation and customer near development. We are also part of the global DevOps community to drive the modernization of our WoW.


Job Summary:

We are now looking for a 5G Core 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.



  • Provide technical and business leadership for 5G Core solutions based on SA architecture
  • Lead the solution analysis, solution design (high and low level) and lead technical teams in project execution phase
  • Act as solution architect role both in pre-sales & delivery phases of a customer engagement for 5G Core solution
  • Support Key Account Managers and Engagement Practices to manage customer requirement, prepare tender documentation, business cases, and engage with customers during pre-sales through the implementation and conclusion of project
  • Placed at the centre of activities, entailing a high level of interaction with Product Units, Systems Integration teams as well as Customer, Technical, Marketing and Business Development teams
  • Lead and contribute with presentations and discussion in customer workshops, providing Cloud business solutions and technical expertise
  • Share and transfer knowledge, presenting to others on latest solutions and new releases
  • Sell competitive products/service solutions through a consultative approach, focusing on customer needs
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team


As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering/ICT or equivalent
  • Three or more years’ experience interacting with C-level customers 
  • 10-15 years of experience as a Consultant / Solution Architect in Packet Core domain
  • Solid experience in SGSN-MME, EPG, SAPC Sound knowledge IP and Virtualisation
  • Positive attitude to problem solving and ability to work within teams to find 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
  • Technical delivery across the entire software lifecycle
  • Solid understanding of the web: protocols, web architectures, infrastructure, load balancing and high availability and designing for horizontal scale
  • Strong Linux experience with hands-on experience on technologies
  • Experience in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing activities


Human Competence

Exceptional Communication skills (Presentation, Interpersonal and Influencing Skill) with strong verbal and written communication capabilities Ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations Highly Developed team working and problem solving skills Self-driven and self-motivated, ability to work independently under pressure and ability to work with less supervision


Business Competence

Exceptional Customer Orientation and Consultative Skills Abilities and experience dealing, negotiating and presenting to customer C-levels Good Ericsson Knowledge. Native Chinese speaker with Highly Developed English language, both written and spoken


Domain Expertise Areas:

Broad Technical Acumen in Packet Core Good experience, knowledge and understanding of consulting and system integration processes (CSI) Experience in implementation of relevant solutions within the telecommunications sector (operators) Experience in working with 3rd party service partners and collaborating to deliver business outcome as agreed in contract


Location & Travel – This position is based in Beijing; Expected travel is 25% but may vary based on needs of the business.


What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

Next Steps:

What happens next once you apply? Read about the next steps here  

For your prep and reference, here is our overall Brand video and some insights about our innovations in 5G


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Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Beijing || ServEng

Req ID: 303860