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Title:Telecomm Solutions Architect
Location:Dallas, TX
Openings:1
Type:Contract

Title: Telecomm Solutions Architect

Location: Dallas, TX

Duration: 1 year

Rate: $65/hr W-2, C2C-NO

Client: Direct Client

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Overall responsibility for End to End solution design, architecture

• System solutions analysis, creation, while working closely with Business Development to gather customer requirements and specifications and translating those needs into effective solutions in order to meet customer expectations

• Analyze complex customer requirements and propose technical and competence developments solutions in new areas and domains, within the framework of project team activities, required to enhance customer’s competitive position

• Specify and design a technical and/or competence developing solution in co-operation with the customer. The solution often leads to further development and improvement of customers’ organization and processes

• Assist Core Three Team to define business cases, use cases for the E2E solution including build pricing model and work on meeting margin and cost thresholds.

• Define new solution sets and offers that we can take to different clients

• Select or propose 3rd party suppliers/products for the Customer Solution. Is able to work with and manage customized solutions and products, including 3rd party products.

• Provide the specified customized solutions, covering several domains and layers in the customer network. Products that are FOA are often included in the customer solution.

• Drive changes in the methods, processes and guidelines within the customer organization or internally. Also acts as a leader/mentor in day to day operations to provide insights for less experienced colleagues.

• When applicable participate as a member of the project team as a subject matter expert (SME), so that technical aspects related to the solution are taken into account.

• Generate additional business opportunities during the entire process in order to contribute to increased sales volumes.

• Manage teams of less experienced Solution Architect or Service Engineers in Customer Projects to ensure that they are delivered according to expectations and plans.

• Follow up the delivered products and solutions on an agreed regular basis with the customer to keep informed about the life cycle evolvement of the implemented customer solution.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCE:

 

Skills, Experience & Education

• BS or MS in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering or acceptable combination of equivalent post-secondary education and experience will be considered

• 5+ years previous experience working in software design and integration within the Telecommunications or IT space is required

• Past experience working in a direct customer-facing role with related pre-sales responsibilities is ideal

• Experience in systems integration, testing and software lifecycle processes in both small and large team environments

• Tools & Resources: SMIS, Verdi, OPCM, CCLM, SICOP, Mini Risk, WBS and Project Sales Toolbox

• Solid background working with Radio Access Networks (RAN) applications as well as well as all related protocols is preferable

• Excellent knowledge of IP networking and Internet technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, Radius and SIP)

• Past Experience working with TV and Media solutions

• Excellent knowledge of UNIX O/S (Solaris, Linux)

• Solid working knowledge of Databases such as MySQL and Oracle

• Strong knowledge of XML, SNMP, Corba, LDAP, SOAP protocols

• Knowledge of wireless technologies (call flow) and related protocols preferred

Expert in following functional areas (Applicable based on the experience)

• Radio Access Networks (GSM, UMTS), CORE Networks. Knowledge in LTE will be preferred.

• Content Delivery Network (CDN) technologies

• Content Transcoding and Encryption technologies

• Content Storage & Applications

o NAS – Network Array Storage

o Blades/ Chassis Hardware

• Virtualization e.g. VMware

• Networking & Routing

o Switching, Routing, Security devices

o Load balancers e.g. F5, Cisco etc.

• Experience in End user devices for multimedia applications is desirable

 

Core Competencies:

 

• Experience working with external customers.

• Innovative thinker / problem solver.

• Consultative mind set, win-win approach, able to develop partnerships.

• Business acumen, understanding the technical complexities that drive the business.

• Excellent communication skills are ideal in order to be able to participate and drive customer meetings, as well as develop solutions.

• Ability to work under stressful situations, meet tight deadlines and deliver services with high quality

• Ability to examine situations from a highly analytical perspective

• Ability to take on a leadership role in a team environment.

• Ability to understand specific needs in which to create or alter solutions

• Ability to understand and drive In-Service Performance issues for complex systems

• Ability to lead a program, project or management tasks as needed to resolve issues and meet deadlines

• Ability to develop and maintain and cultivate client relationships




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