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UDM Solution Architect

Job Description

Date: Feb 11, 2020

Job Summary


Ericsson’s Dual-mode 5G Cloud UDM Core solution combines 3GPP EPC and 5GC network architectures into a common cloud native SW platform supporting 5G NR Stand-Alone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA), 4G, 3G and 2G accesses technologies

We are looking for a 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 responsible both for presales and delivery.




  • Scope, define and design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions and drive the delivery of the solution
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements and participate in risk analysis
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Support deployment of solution
  • 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 Account Team 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 center 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
  • Proactively share knowledge/experience with the team


Key Qualifications


  • Education: University degree in Engineering/ICT or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years of experience of experience in IT / Telecom industry
  • Experience interacting with Director / C-level customers 
  • Experience in 3G & 4G Cross Core domains (especially Packet Core and UDM)
  • Understanding of 5G Concept and Use cases. Deep knowledge of 5G 3GPP & ETSI standards.
  • Understanding of 5G NG Core offering
  • Strong knowledge in Cloud Core (Packet Core, SDM, Policy, Exposure)
  • Good knowledge in Openstack, Kubernetes, Cloud Native solutions
  • Solid knowledge in 5G Core Market, Multivendor Knowledge and Experience
  • Experience in Virtualization and understanding the difference between VM and containers.
  • Cross Domain Knowledge and can analyze and detect dependencies on Eco systems with a progressive attitude to find solution.
  • 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
  • Experience in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing activities


Role will be based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


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Primary country and city: United Arab Emirates (AE) || || Abu Dhabi || IT

Req ID: 306069