Solution Architect - Wholesale Billing

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months extendable
From:
First Point Group
Location:
HK
Published at:
03/01/2014
Country:
flag_no Hong Kong
Project ID:
672775

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Job Description

*Pre-sale experience is a must 

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.