Chief OSS/BSS Architect - Mobile Telco

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Chief OSS/BSS Architect - Mobile Telecoms


Dublin location with occasional travel

A global telecommunication company have an excellent opportunity to for someone to join them to shape the architecture on a next generation platform to support next generation OSS/BSS. They are looking for a capable Chief Architect to report into the Head of Development Centre, as you will be situated at their Research and Development facility leading a team of architect's.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and direct platform specification next generation operation platforms for service providers.
  • Interface to HQ, senior management presentations and customer engagements.
  • Strategic direction of technology adoption and portfolio realisation.
  • Direct and manage architecture and proof of concept teams.
  • Analysis of OSS/BSS & Services development trends to guide OSS/BSS planning.
  • Discuss with customers on business requirements and present to stakeholders.
  • Technology roadmap and innovation planning.
  • Technical specification and technical reporting.

As Chief Architect you should be able to work closely with an open innovative ecosystem with their customers to address real-world issues, and also engage with European universities to build research capability.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Master or higher degree in computer science, software architectures and/or communications or significant relevant industry experience.
  • Significant background in the mobile telecoms industry years, with a good number of years of R&D working experience in data intensive architecture for event processing systems.
  • Have worked in a technology leading role with Hands-on and can-do attitude.
  • Excellent Knowledge in noSQL and hybrid data warehouse architectures.
  • Proven track record in high performance computing architectures.
  • R&D working experience in Internet infrastructure PAAS, SAAS companies and/or Tier 1 search and online retail providers.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of IT infrastructure features or related O&M requirements, such as physical/virtual resource orchestration, system automation and self-healing.
  • Knowledge of Data center networking or Internet Application platforms from leading global Internet player.
  • Experience in cloud platforms development (VMware, Vsphere, AWS, Google App Engine).
  • Expertise in the specification of API's to expose platform capabilities, from both internal development and B-2-B view point.
  • Strong understanding of relevant business models and system requirements on virtualisation and multi-tenant systems.
  • Strong interest and knowledge about industry trends.

Please note that a part of this role will occasionally require Worldwide short-term travelling.

If you would like to be considered for the role of Chief OSS/BSS Architect, please submit your CV. Suitable candidates will be contacted in due course.

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