Principal Solution Architect at Ericsson Nigeria


Job Overview

Location
Lagos, Lagos
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
3 months ago

Additional Details

Job ID
96

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Solution Architect

Req ID: 537752
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are now looking for a Principal Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-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.

Responsibilities
You will:

  • Lead a team with various experiences (SME, Solution Architect & Senior Engineer), delivering Radio Access Network, Design, Tuning, Optimization services.
  • Lead the setup of delivery models and ways of working for the services and solutions sold
  • Customer engagement in advanced technical discussions to understand customer requirements and propose strategic advice and direction
  • Setup and negotiate KPI acceptance/exit criteria with the customer for services that will be delivered.
  • Ensure project delivery team adherence to delivery model and ways of working.
  • Work across disciplines at any point in the project lifecycle, from strategy to design to implementation to operations and maintenance
  • Provide Radio network strategic and architecture planning, ensuring robustness, scalability, interoperability, and appropriate technology
  • Proficient in Network Design on multiple technologies and multiple streams (RAN, TRM and RNC), including but not limited to:
    • Include link budgets analysis.
    • Initial system design and dimensioning,
    • System dimensioning for coverage and capacity including traffic analysis,
    • Coverage planning, site identification, evaluation, Network planning, interference analysis and optimization using EDOS DP.
    • Network Planning to meet design targets and Final Network acceptance with customer
  • Work across disciplines at any point in the project lifecycle, from strategy to design to implementation to operations and maintenance
  • Responsible for coverage analysis of GSM/WCDMA/LTE networks. Responsibilities include coverage/capacity analysis,
  • Proposal for coverage/capacity enhancement to meet the acceptance target.
  • Creating & Studying RF coverage maps, perform simulations and identify problem areas, also troubleshooting areas with poor coverage and Quality and recommending suitable solutions.
  • Proficient in using Planning (Asset/Ericsson Tools) tool extract data as per design requirements
  • Draft RF design solutions to address RAN network issues to be reviewed by Radio Planning Supervisor/Manager.
  • Proposal for coverage/capacity enhancement, Network optimization to meet the acceptance target.
  • Prepare and submit periodic coverage map and reports, Able to suggest design changes for Network improvement GSM/WCDMA/LTE network.
  • Support Site acquisition team and Regional Teams to find the suitable site locations to build sites based on nominal plans
  • Validating the technical site survey details and provide valuable feedback and correction if required
  • End to End process review to strengthen and optimize solutions, processes and methodologies leading to higher efficiency and quality assured delivery
  • Interfacing with Internal and External Teams (GSC), coordinating and validating the technical work of a small group of RF Engineers
  • Provide support to Sales and solution department, also engage with presales activities, including pre-studies
  • Participate in customer projects, handling scope, risks, changes and customer expectations.
  • Setup alignment, communication, and processes between NDO and other project streams including NRO, Sales, EP and MS

Requirements
To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree and above in Electronics and Communication or relevant fields.
  • At least 15+ years of multi technology experience in Radio Networks Design Strategic Planning, and Solutions
  • Deep understanding of latest technological trends in Radio Network, including Small Cells, CA, MIMO, IOT etc.
  • Strong Experience on Design and Planning, experience in Ericsson Network Design Tools, Radio Products, and Solutions (GSM, WCDMA and LTE)
  • Good understanding of advanced and complex radio networks and should be able to assist with advanced Planning and creative design solutions
  • Must have customer facing and engagement experience.
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills for effective communication and relationship development with customer

Additional Requirements:

  • Self-motivated. Ability to work under pressure and learn independently.
  • Good presentation, time management and leadership skills & ability to work with diverse backgrounds
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery
  • Fluent English, written and spoken.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

What happens next once you apply?

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