RAN Solution Architect (Johannesburg, GT, ZA)

  • ERICSSON
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full Time Telecommunications

Job Description

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are now looking for a Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable to end- -end technical solutions for the customers. In this role, you will also be accountable for providing profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, and technology opportunities into detailed technical offering, solutions and proposals.

You will

  • Scope, define and design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements and participate in risk analysis
  • Work with core team on list of potential activities and solutions
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Support deployment of solution
  • Provide feedback to R&D
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas and share information about solution to enable customer competence build
  • Leading a technical team in alignment with project delivery

Radio Access Networks – Design and Optimization

  • Radio Network Dimensioning & Link Budgets (RAN, ATND, IPRAN and TX)
  • Coverage Planning and Capacity Planning
  • Frequency/Scrambling Code/PCI Planning
  • Neighbour Planning
  • Parameter Audits
  • Single Site Verification
  • Identify add-on sales opportunities
  • You will collect and document customer requirements
  • Implement VoLTE functionality and required features where applicable.
  • Engagement with CxO level at customer end to present project updates, strategic direction, risks, and recommendations for Network improvement programs
  • Act as a leader and mentor in day to day operations to provide insights for less experienced colleagues
  • Engagement with sales and accounts teams to Drive add-on sales and new business opportunities during the entire process to contribute to increased sales volumes

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree and above in Electronics and Communication or relevant fields.
  • Above 7 years of versatile experience in Planning of Radio Networks.
  • Strong Experience on EDOS Tools – ACP, AFP, ERA, TPS, ECO, ENCP.
  • Good command on MS Office esp. MS Excel and PowerPoint and Hands on experience with common tools (TEMS, MapInfo, ACTi, Nemo, ITK, AMOS etc.)
  • Planning and Organizing skills, Knowledge of business plans, customer requirements, and market
  • Trainings and Certifications for various technologies and products.
  • A Solution Architect candidate is assessed according to the following tracks: Domain, E2E, Network Optimization/Network Design, Fiber Network Design and Site Energy Design.

What happens next once you apply?

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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact-based decisions are important, and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

Ericsson South Africa recruits in line with its Employment Equity plan and will therefore give preference to suitably qualified candidates who are members of designated groups.

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Primary country and city: South Africa (ZA) || || Johannesburg || IT; ServEng

Req ID: 427423

Experience Level

Mid-Senior

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