Solution Architect - Wholesale Billing

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
First Point Group
Location:
HK
Published at:
02/18/2014
Country:
flag_no Hong Kong
Project ID:
666569

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Responsibilities:

  • He/she will lead the solution architecture definition for wholesale billing solution and deliver Solution Architecture Documents (SADs).
  • He/she will be responsible for the correct identification of customer requirements and correct communication of those to the development team.
  • He/she will ensure that the design of the system module architecture is robust and integrated seamlessly into existing networks and systems.
  • He/she will ensure that the application architecture is designed with a high degree of modularity, scalability and interoperability with external system interfaces.
  • He/she will ensure the application architecture, design and implementation conforms to the business and system requirements of the related module.
  • He/she will be responsible for providing all internal and external documentation relating to the solution.
  • He/she will be responsible for reviewing detailed design documents and interface agreements.

Note that this position will require extensive time working at the customer site.

Requirements:

Essential knowledge/skills:

  • Operator background for wholesale business is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the CSG(Intec), Amdocs, Telarix wholesale billing solution is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Mediation, Trading, Routing products is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Interconnect settlement (IDD or domestic), Roaming settlement, MVNO settlement, Contents settlement or New service settlement like M2M, digital service, apps etc.
  • Knowledge of best industry practices in requirements gathering and solution architecture.
  • Ability to support the technical pre-sale activities.
  • Ability to manage customer workshops.
  • Ability to manage and control customer expectations focusing on minimizing customization.
  • Ability to work across cultural and organizational boundaries, and operate successfully in an intense business environment.
  • Ability to work with customers, internal business unit organizations, and third party vendors.
  • Ability to perform job functions to standards under pressure of tense/confrontational situations.
  • Ability to remain calm and courteous with demanding/difficult customers and/or situations.
  • Ability to provide concise and clear, written and verbal reports.
  • Ability to present technical information to audiences with a wide range of technical knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fluent communication in English.
  • Knowledge of eTom and ITIL is desirable.
  • Proven experience of business analysis and business process definition is highly desirable and could lead to consideration of a Business Analyst role.

Essential experience:

  • Proven solution architecture experience within major wholesale billing projects.
  • 5 years pre-sales experience or above is needed for pre-sale consultant.
  • 3 years project delivery/operation experience or above is needed for delivery SA.