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 Packet Core Solution Architect

Job Description

Date: Jan 14, 2020

Ericsson Functional Area: DGS

Location: Sydney, Australia

Work Rights: AU/NZ Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

Travel: up to 15%

Background Checks: All employment offers to join Ericsson are subject to satisfactory completion of our global pre-employment check

 

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’. 

 

We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.

 

Job Summary:

We are now looking for a 5G Packet 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and business leadership for 5G, Packet Core, Cloud/NFV, and automation - CI/CD solutions
  • Act as solution architect role both in pre-sales & delivery phases of a customer engagement for Packet 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 
  • 8-10 years of experience as Solution Architect in Ericsson Packet Core, MME, EPG (Mobility Management Entity, Evolved Packet Gateway)
  • Cloud domain experience
  • Solid experience in packet core, 5G and VNFs onboarding (Virtualized Network Functions)
  • 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

 

You may also have:

  • Experience with CI/CD, automation
  • Experience in pre-sales

 

Why Ericsson?

In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-First” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.

 

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.

 

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