Solution Architect

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A Solution Architect is needed for an onsite contract role in Plano, TX. This is a Life Cycle Management position within the Integration Services, organization. Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • 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
  • Drive business and Service Layer & Telecom management solution development with the customer by finding new opportunities based on expanding existing solutions as well as creating new ones.
  • Attend as well as drive customer meetings for specific solutions and different areas.
  • Develop cost estimates, and perform project planning including adaptations
  • Responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions based on the customers specifications and business needs.
  • Responsible for short and long-term profitable business for the client by being part of or working closely with the Core 3 team to translate the customer need and technology opportunities into detailed technical offerings, solutions and proposals.
  • Supports the Consultants during requirement analysis and high level design phases.

 

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
  • Minimum 10 years previous experience working in software design and integration within the Telecommunications or IT space is required
  • Solid background working with CDMA and/or GSM applications as well as well as all related protocols is critical
  • Minimum 10 years experience working in a direct customer-facing role with related pre-sales responsibilities is ideal
  • Excellent knowledge of IP networking and Internet technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, Radius, Diameter)
  • 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
  • Knowledge of client products or telecom experience in an Operator (Carrier) environment is highly desired.
  • Datacom experience is a plus.
  • BSS (Real time and converged solutions, Billing, Portals, Campaign mgmt., EAI and CRM)
  • OSS (Fulfillment, Assurance, EAI, customer experience management)
  • Cloud
  • Service Delivery and Service Enablement solutions and VAS (Value added services) transformation/consolidation
  • TV & Media
  • IP and network knowledge

 

Core Competencies:

  • 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.

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