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Lead Solution Architect Packet Core within Customer Unit South & East

Job Description

Date: Dec 4, 2019

Job Summary

 

We are now looking for a Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, designing & developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers. In this role, you will also be accountable for profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, & technology opportunities into detailed technical offering, solutions & proposals.

 

Responsibilities & Tasks

 

  • Scope, define & design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements & participate in risk analysis
  • Work with core team on list of potential activities & solutions.
  • Develop technical presentations & proposals, & perform customer presentations
  • Support deployment of solution
  • Provide feedback to Research & Development
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas & share information about solution to enable customer competence build

 

Position Qualifications

 

Core Competences:

 

  • Broad Technical Acumen
  • Consultative Selling Ability
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Creative Thinking

 

Behavioral Competences:

 

  • Creating & Innovating
  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Applying Expertise & technology
  • Analyzing
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer expectations

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Presentation & Communication skills
  • Team work & collaboration skills
  • Market insight
  • Financial Understanding

 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

 

  • Experience from technical roles focusing on integration is a required experience for this role, e.g. experience from work as Integration engineer.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in Projects with local Telco accounts is preferred
  • Domain experience: Packet Core
  • Customer facing & Presales experience also preferred.

 

 

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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Primary country and city: Kenya (KE) || || Nairobi || ServEng

Req ID: 307506