Core Network & Service Layer Solution Architect

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Core Network & Service Layer Solution Architect

A marketing leading mobile operator are looking for an experienced Core Network and Service Layer Architect to join them on a contract basis in Ireland. This position will report to the Core & VAS Solutions manager, with responsibility for the High level Architecture, in addition to the delivery of High Level Solution Designs, across 2G/3G/4G Voice and Data Core.

Operating cross-functionally and at a technical level, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of an outstanding network experience of our brand, in the Core & VAS space. The role will encompass all aspects of the technical delivery of solutions from requirement capture and support of vendor selection, to supporting the High and Low Level network design documentation as well as supporting the Operations team during deployment or network issues.

The company currently transports over 40% of the UK's mobile data traffic and it's an exciting time to join them as they look to expand their market share. The contract is being offered with a very competitive daily rate and the potential for extension, and will be located in the company's Dublin office.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for High Level Strategic Architecture & End to End Solutions (ieHLSDs) for
    • Core/IMS
    • CS & PS Core
    • Service Layer (NAI-SA, NAI-MSG, PCRF, NG-IN, 3DS, AAA, OTA, DM, LBS, DRA)
  • Provide solution design support for all Enterprise solutions (MVNO, CPN, ICT) & leverage all opportunities to support our customers and drive service differentiation across Core, VAS & Service Layer
  • Translate product and service requirements into architecture and solution design for the Core, VAS & Service Layer
  • Adapt designs during the development life cycle as necessary through vendor management and close coordination with other areas of the Core Network teams
  • Provide active involvement, and drive vendor selection processes for Core, VAS & Service Layer requirements where applicable via RFI/RFP
  • Input to the Core Network, VAS & Service Layer evolution roadmap & strategy, alignment activities and target architecture
  • Protect customer experience during network transformation and beyond by ensuring optimal performance within Core & Service Layer through the definition of service and network level KPIs with agreed targets.

Candidate Requirements

  • Previous experience as a solution architect or designer in Core Networks.
  • Experience working for an Operator, or with working into an operator from a telecoms vendor.
  • Track record in driving through design deliveries in a complex and ever-changing environment.
  • Experience with specification and design of Core, VAS & Service Layer technology - exposure of deploying solutions and delivering features.
  • Experience of delivering customer facing services and solutions.
  • Vendor management experience and an understanding of ITIL will be beneficial.

If this role could potentially be of interest to you then please send in a copy of your CV via the email address below.

Due to the large volume of applications that we expect to receive for this role, we will unfortunately not be able to reply to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within a week after submitting your CV, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, please continue to apply for other vacancies that we advertise.

Project People Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.