Lead Core & Cloud Solution Architect

Full Time Greater Accra Ericsson
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Deadline: 08/02/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: Experienced
Industry: ICT

Lead Core & Cloud Solution Architect
Posted date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Accra, AA, GH

Company: Ericsson

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 inspire change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

Are you in?

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are now looking for a Lead Core & Cloud Solution Architect, to drive assigned opportunities and deliveries! You will be analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers and driving opportunities and deliveries in all Core & Cloud sub-domains Packet Core, Unified Data Management and Policy, VoLTE and Evolved Communication, Mobile Switching, Signaling Solutions, Cloud Native Infrastructure, NFVI and Software Defined Infrastructure. You will be dealing closely with Service Delivery Units, BDGS Solution Area OSS, Core & Cloud, PMO and the account team. The role will report to The Head of Digital Services MTN West Africa!

You will

Define the technical solutions for Core & Cloud projects
Drive pre-sales activities, produce solution maps and documents, cost estimation and Statement of Work
Drive feasibility studies, network impact reports and test strategies for green field deployments, upgrades, expansions and migrations
Act as a SPOC for all Core & Cloud solution engagements towards the customer and the Market Area teams
Establish thought leadership through delivering customer presentations and webinars
Support operational activities by working closely with the team responsible for deployment, upgrade, integration and testing

To be successful in the role you must have

Education: University degree or equivalent
10+ years of experience as a Core & Cloud Solution Architect. Proven experience in Packet Core (EPC), vIMS (VoLTE, VoWiFi) UDM/UDC, DSC, PCRF/SAPC, NFVi/virtualization
E2E technical understanding
OSS solution architecture & 5G experience is an advantage
Decision making and “just do it” demeanor
Leading, presenting and communicating with internal and external partners at C-level.
Excellent team work and collaboration skills
Business and Commercial acumen
Evidence of ongoing self-development required

Additional Requirement:

Travel up to 75% at short notice is required for the role

Role is flexible for hiring in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana or Ivory Coast.

What happens once you apply?

Read about the next steps here. For your preparation and reference, here is our overall Brand video and some insights about our innovations in 5G

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact-based decisions are important, and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.


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